Championships Decided In NCHSAA Women"s Dual Team Tennis

                BURLINGTON – Raleigh Broughton outlasted Charlotte Myers Park 5-1 for the 4-A championship in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association women's dual team tennis championships at the Burlington Tennis Center in chilly, wet conditions on Saturday.

       In a battle of undefeated teams, Broughton earned its 10th dual team title in 14 previous appearances in the final and finished with a perfect 25-0 record on the year. The Caps lost only at the number two singles.

Myers Park suffered its first loss after 17 consecutive wins.

       In the 3-A championship, Charlotte Catholic lost the number-one singles but swept the rest en route to a 5-1 victory.  It kept Catholic's record perfect in women's dual team finals at 9-0 and ended their season at 15-6 while Gibbons wound up 19-9 overall.

       Salisbury swept all of the singles in straight sets, including winning six sets at love, to roll past Tarboro 6-0 for the 2-A championship. Salisbury won its third straight NCHSAA dual team title in its sixth straight trip to the finals and finished the year at 25-2, while Tarboro wound up 25-3.

       Durham's North Carolina School of Science and Math completed a perfect 16-0 dual-team campaign with a 5-2 victory over Mount Airy in the 1-A final. The win in the number-one doubles match by Alice Huang and Sarah Chao clinched the victory for NCSSM, which won its third state title in the last four seasons. Mount Airy ended the year at 22-2 overall.

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NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

2010 STATE WOMEN’S DUAL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS

Burlington Tennis Center, Burlington

Saturday’s Championship Results

CLASS 4-A: RALEIGH BROUGHTON 5, CHARLOTTE MYERS PARK 1

       Singles: Hamilton Lovett (B) def. Grace Baker 5-0, retired injury; Jessica Perez (MP) def. Sarah King 6-1, 6-2; Katie Kane (B) def. Olivia Turnbull 6-0, 6-1; Maggie Kane (B) def. Emily Carpenter 6-0, 6-0; Olivia King (B) def. Victoria Hughes 6-2, 6-2; Laura Robertson (B) def. Sonya Payerpaj 6-0, 6-1.

       Doubles: Doubles not played with outcome decided.

CLASS 3-A: CHARLOTTE CATHOLIC 5, RALEIGH CARDINAL GIBBONS 1

       Singles:Lauren Brooker (CG) def. Ashley Verhein 6-2, 6-3; Maddy Wise (CC) def. Caroline Smith 6-2, 6-2; Rachel Tomchin (CC) def. Rachel Lynch-Daniels 6-1, 6-3; Grace Deering (CC) def. Cori Krause 6-0, 6-1; Bailey Thomas (CC) def. Monica Panosian 6-3, 6-3; Blair Cunnane (CC) def. Charlotte Randolph 6-2, 6-1

Doubles: Doubles not played with outcome decided.

CLASS 2-A: SALISBURY 6, TARBORO 0

       Singles: Joy Loeblein (S) def. Elizabeth Thompson 6-1, 6-0; Erika Nelson (S) def. Morgan King 6-2, 6-1; Katelyn Storey (S) def. Julie Hayes 6-0, 6-0; Madeline Hoskins (S) def. Maggie King 6-0, 6-1; Anna Page (S) def. Kalynn Bridgers 6-3, 6-0; Anna Flynn (S) def. Sarah Grady 6-0, 6-0.

       Doubles: not played with outcome decided.

CLASS 1-A: DURHAM NORTH CAROLINA SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND MATH 5, MOUNT AIRY 2

       Singles: Alice Huang (NCSSM) def. Jordan Jackson 4-6, 6-2, (10-6); Nelessa Lewis (NCSSM) def. Merry Kessler 6-1, 6-0; Elizabeth Dinkins (Mount Airy) def. Janice Wong 6-2, 6-2; Sarah Chao (NCSSM) def. Jade Hughes 7-5, 6-1; Davi Barbour (Mount Airy) def. Abigail Armstrong 6-2, 6-7(6), (10-8); Sarah Parsons (NCSSM) def. Morgan Greenwood 6-2, 6-0.

       Doubles: Huang-Chao (NCSSM) def. Jackson-Kessler 10-5; Dinkins-Hughes (Mount Airy) leading Lewis-Wong 5-4 when match halted; Armstrong-Parsons (NCSSM) leading Barbour-Greenwood 7-2 when match halted.