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2008 NCHSAA Women’s Tennis Individual Championships Full Results

2008 NCHSAA Women’s Tennis Individual Championships

Full Results

2008 1-A WOMEN’S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS

FINAL RECAP – FRESHMAN MCGEE WINS NCHSAA STATE 1-A WOMEN’S SINGLES CROWN

RALEIGH — Freshman Danielle McGee of Hampstead Topsail captured the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1-A women’s singles championship on Saturday with a straight-set victory over Mount Airy’s Maggie McKee.

McGee beat McKee 6-2 and 7-5 in the morning championship at N.C. State University.

Last year’s state doubles runners-up earned the top spot this time, as Jessie Elmore and Brianna Fulp of East Wilkes took the championship over Caitlen Corbett and Molly Peele of Misenheimer Gray Stone Day, 6-3, 6-2.

Both the singles and the doubles finalists had won a pair of matches on Friday to advance to the championship.

DAY 1 RECAP – MCGEE, MCKEE WILL MEET IN NCHSAA 1-A SINGLES CHAMPIONSHIP

CARY – Danielle McGee of Hampstead Topsail will take on Mount Airy’s Maggie McKee on Saturday morning for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1-A women’s singles tennis championship.

Both players won a pair of matches on Friday at the Cary Tennis Center on the first day of play, and both had to rally from a set down in one match.

In doubles, the team of Caitlen Corbett and Molly Peele of Misenheimer Gray Stone Day will take on the duo of Jessie Elmore and Brianna Fulp of East Wilkes for the state title.

Corbett and Peele had to come from a set down to beat Eastern champion Lori Wang and Margaret Gaines of Raleigh Charter to advance to the finals.

The finals are scheduled to begin at 9 am at the Cary Tennis Center but will move indoors to courts at North Carolina State University if there is rain Saturday morning.

2008 1A Singles – Cary Tennis Center
Friday’s Results

1A Singles – Quarterfinals
Danielle McGee (Hampstead Topsail) def. Taylor Roper (Siler City Jordan-Matthews) 2-6, 6-3, 6-4; Jessica Curtis (Chatham Central) def. Jamie Johnson (Seven Springs Spring Creek) 6-7 (5), 6-2, 6-2; Maggie McKee (Mount Airy) def. Caroline Chandler (Raleigh Charter) 6-3, 6-0; Elizabeth Davis (Kernersville Bishop McGuinness) def. Jessica Patterson (Hampstead Topsail) 6-4, 6-2.

1A Singles—Semifinals
McGee (Topsail) def. Curtis (Chatham Central) 6-1, 6-2; McKee (Mount Airy) def. Davis (Bishop McGuinness) 4-6, 6-4, 6-0.

Saturday’s Results
1A Singles—Championship

Danielle McGee (Hampstead Topsail) def. Maggie McKee (Mount Airy) 6-2, 7-5.

2008 1A Doubles – Cary Tennis Center
Friday’s Results

1A Doubles–Quarterfinals
Lori Wang-Margaret Gaines (Raleigh Charter) def. Myranda Blake-Damen Hinson (East Montgomery) 6-0, 6-3; Caitlen Corbett-Molly Peele (Misenheimer Gray Stone Day) def. Kate Matthews-Sara Chesson (Williamston) 6-3, 6-1; Jessie Elmore-Brianna Fulp (East Wilkes) def. Natalie Singletary-Chelsea Nance (West Columbus) 6-0, 6-0; Ellie Case-Jordan Gwyn (Mount Airy) def. Liz Lyons-Kendre Kesler (Hampstead Topsail) 7-6(5), 6-3.

1A Doubles—Semifinals
Corbett-Peele (Gray Stone Day) def. Wang-Gaines (Raleigh Charter) 4-6, 6-4, 6-1; Elmore-Fulp (East Wilkes) def. Case-Gwyn (Mount Airy) 6-1, 6-2.

Saturday’s Results

1A Doubles—Championship
Jessie Elmore-Brianna Fulp (East Wilkes) def. Caitlen Corbett-Molly Peele (Gray Stone Day) 6-3, 6-2.

2008 2-A WOMEN’S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS

FINAL RECAP – SALISBURY DUOS MEET FOR DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP

RALEIGH – It was a battle of Salisbury High School teammates for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 2-A women’s doubles championship on Saturday at N.C. State University.

Hannah Lebowitz and Kirstin Meyerhoeffer of Salisbury downed teammates Shea Comadoll and Joy Loeblein 6-0, 6-1 in the finals. Lebowitz and Meyerhoeffer had also beaten their Salisbury counterparts in the Midwest Regional championship last week, although both qualified for the state event.

Lauren Brooker of Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons earned the singles crown, downing Amie Cloer of West Henderson 6-1, 6-3.
DAY 1 RECAP – ALL SALISBURY FINAL SET IN DOUBLES IN NCHSAA 2-A TENNIS

CARY – A pair of Salisbury teams will square off in the doubles finals in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 2-A women’s tennis championships on Saturday morning.

The teams of Shea Comadoll-Joy Loeblein and Hannah Lebowitz-Kirstin Meyerhoeffer each won three matches on Friday’s opening day of play at the Cary Tennis Center and will face one another in the championship match. Comadoll and Loeblein got to the finals by winning a tough three-set semifinal match over Greene Central’s Elizabeth McLawhorn and Lauren Carraway.

Amie Cloer of West Henderson faces Lauren Brooker of Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons for the singles title. After a three-setter in her opener, Cloer dropped only four games in the next four sets while Brooker won all three of her matches in straight sets.

The finals are set for the Cary Tennis Center on Saturday morning at 9 am but could be forced to move indoors to North Carolina State University by rain.

2008 2A Singles – Cary Tennis Center
Friday’s Results

2A Singles—First Round
Elizabeth Leary (Edenton Holmes) def. Nelessa Lewis (Southern Vance) 6-0,6-0; Hannah Herlocker (North Stanly) def. Emily Bridges (Shelby) 6-1, 6-2; Lauren Brooker (Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons) def. Christine Conti (Newport Croatan) 6-1, 6-0; Tiffany Vanhpraseuth (Ledford) def. Davis Clare Hyatt (Brevard) 7-5, 6-2; Amie Cloer (West Henderson) def. Brooke Johnson (Salisbury) 6-4, 4-6, 6-2; Mei Mei Cook (Kill Devil Hills First Flight) def. Rukhsona Usmanova (Durham School of Arts) 2-6, 6-4, 6-2; Laura Baker (West Lincoln) def. Penny Lane Buckner (Burnsville Mountain Heritage) 6-1, 6-1; Casey Perriccio (Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons) def. Paige Chase (Kill Devil Hills First Flight) 6-0, 6-1.

2A Singles—Quarterfinals
Herlocker (North Stanly) def. Leary (Holmes) 7-6 (1), 6-2; Brooker (Cardinal Gibbons) def. Vanhpraseuth (Ledford) 6-4, 6-1; Cloer (West Henderson) def. Cook (First Flight) 6-1, 6-0; Baker (West Lincoln) def. Perriccio (Cardinal Gibbons) 6-0, 6-3.

2A Singles—Semifinals
Brooker (Cardinal Gibbons) def. Herlocker (North Stanly) 6-4, 6-2; Cloer (West Henderson) def. Baker (West Lincoln) 6-1, 6-2.

Saturday’s Results
Singles—Championship
Lauren Brooker (Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons) def. Amie Cloer (West Henderson) 6-1, 6-3.

2008 2A Doubles – Cary Tennis Center
Friday’s Results

2A Doubles—First Round
Samantha Taylor-Abby Sugg (Greene Central) def. Caroline Small-Isabelle Boehling (Edenton Holmes) 6-4, 6-3; Shea Comadoll-Joy Loeblein (Salisbury) def. Sydney Lyda-Julia Wallace (North Henderson) 6-1, 6-1; Elizabeth McLawhorn-Lauren Carraway (Greene Central) def. Shay Grainger-Morgan Dameron (South Columbus) 6-3, 6-1; Anne Rinaldo-Claire Rinaldo (East Lincoln) def. Blair Lutz-Hillary Lutz (Shelby) 6-4, 6-4; Hannah Potter-Brooke Corley (Marshville Forest Hills) def. Kristie Combs-Tara Dockery (Surry Central) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3; Catherine Shactman-Katie Watkins (Pittsboro Northwood) def. Quinn Carlton-Allie Miller (East Duplin) 6-0, 6-4; Hannah Lebowitz-Kirstin Meyerhoeffer (Salisbury) def. Kate Treacy-Lauren Fuller (Brevard) 6-0, 6-1; Nellie Wilson-Bailey Proctor (Tarboro) def. Jessica Halso-Libby Herring (East Duplin) 6-0, 6-1.

2A Doubles—Quarterfinals
Taylor-Sugg (Greene Central) def. Comadoll-Loeblein (Salisbury) 6-1, 6-2; McLawhorn-Carraway (Greene Central) def. Rinaldo-Rinaldo (East Lincoln) 5-7, 6-4, 6-3; Shachtman-Watkins (Northwood) def. Potter-Corley (Forest Hills) 7-5, 6-7 (5), 7-5; Lebowitz-Meyerhoeffer (Salisbury) def Wilson-Proctor (Tarboro) 6-3, 6-0.

2A Doubles—Semfinals
Comadoll- Loeblein (Salisbury) def. McLawhorn-Carraway (Greene Central)1-6, 7-5, 6-3; . Lebowitz- Meyerhoeffer (Salisbury) def. Shachtman-Watkins (Pittsboro Northwood) 6-0, 6-1.

Saturday’s Results

2A Doubles—Championship
Hannah Lebowitz-Kirstin Meyerhoeffer (Salisbury) def. Shea Comadoll-Joy Loeblein (Salisbury) 6-0, 6-1.

2008 NCHSAA 3-A WOMEN’S TENNIS
FINAL RECAP – LAKE NORMAN’S TALBERT WINS SINGLES, T.C. ROBERSON PAIR TAKES DOUBLES

HIGH POINT – Lake Norman’s Kathryn Talbert won the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 3-A women’s singles tennis championship on Saturday at Oak Hollow Tennis Center.

Talbert defeated Neena Wanko of Cameron Union Pines in the championship match by a conafter ousting Southeast Guilford freshman standout Brooke McAmis in the morning semifinals.

The T.C. Roberson pair of Lauren Vaughn and Shannon Melrose defeated Jamestown Ragsdale’s Catherine Wood and Sruthi Cherkur for the state doubles crown by a 6-2, 6-3 count.

Wood and Cherkur had advanced with a morning semifinal victory over another T.C. Roberson team, Erin Williams and Elle Klein, 6-4, 7-6 (6). The Williams-Klein duo had won the West Regional last week while the eventual state champions actually placed third in their regional.
 

DAY 1 RECAP – THREE REGIONAL CHAMPIONS ADVANCE IN NCHSAA 3-A SINGLES

BURLINGTON – Three of the four regional singles champions won two matches each to advance to the semifinals of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 3-A women’s tennis championships at the Burlington Tennis Center on Friday.

Neena Wanko of Cameron Union Pines, who won three of her four sets at love, will take on Charlotte Catholic’s Julia Paulson in one semifinal Saturday morning. Paulson upended East Regional champ Mary-Katherine Prince of Wilson Fike in the quarterfinals.

In the other semifinal, West champ Kathryn Talbert of Lake Norman, who did not lose a game in four sets, will face freshman Brooke McAmis of Southeast Guilford, the Midwest champ who also did not lose a game on Friday.

Two T.C. Roberson teams have qualified for the doubles semifinals, in opposite brackets. Lauren Vaughn and Shannon Melrose of Roberson will face Cameron Grist and Mary Kathryn Ferebee of Charlotte Catholic, while TCR teammates Erin Williams and Elle Klein battle Ragsdale’s Catherine Wood and Sruthi Cherkur.

Action is scheduled to start Saturday morning at 9 am at the Oak Hollow Tennis Center at High Point, with rain expected in the area.

2008 3A Singles – Burlington Tennis Center (Friday)/Oak Hollow Tennis Center (High Point) (Saturday)
Friday’s Results

3A Singles—First Round 
Mary-Katherine Prince (Wilson Fike) def. Juliana White (Yanceyville Bartlett Yancey) 6-1, 6-1; Julia Paulson(Charlotte Catholic) def. Mackenzie LaSure (Asheville) 7-6 (5), 7-5; Neena Wanko(Cameron Union Pines) def. Keiona Love (Wilson Hunt) 6-0, 6-0; MayaBlue Stauffer-MacDowell (Asheville T.C. Roberson) def. Lucy Schermerhorn (Southwest Guilford) 6-3, 6-2; Kathryn Talbert (Lake Norman) def. Kaylee Bullard (Southeast Guilford) 6-0, 6-0; Carolyn Kernodle (Burlington Williams) def. Tara Hirsch (Southern Wayne 6-0, 6-0; Brooke McAmis (Southeast Guilford) def. Kelli Ferguson (Northwest Cabarrus) 6-0, 6-0; Lourdes Ros (Western Guilford) def. Connor Allegood (Wilson Fike) 6-1, 6-3.

3A Singles—Quarterfinals
Paulson (Charlotte Catholic) def. Prince (Fike) 6-2, 6-1; Wanko (Union Pines) def. Stauffer-MacDowell (T.C. Roberson) 6-0,7-6(6); Talbert (Lake Norman) def. Kernodle (Williams) 6-0, 6-0; McAmis (Southeast Guilford) def. Ros (Western Guilford) 6-0, 6-0.
Saturday’s Results
3A Singles—Semifinals
Neena Wanko (Cameron Union Pines) def. Julia Paulson (Charlotte Catholic) 6-1, 6-2;
Kathryn Talbert (Lake Norman) def. Brooke McAmis (Southeast Guilford) 6-1, 6-2.

3A Singles—Championship
Talbert (Lake Norman) def. Wanko (Union Pines) 6-0, 6-2.

2008 3A Doubles – Burlington Tennis Center (Friday)/Oak Hollow Tennis Center (High Point) (Saturday)
Friday’s Results
3A Doubles—First Round
Mallory Short-Meredith Pruden (Wilson Fike) def. Raleigh McCoy-McKenzie Owen (Western Alamance) 6-0, 6-7 (5), 6-4; Lauren Vaughn-Shannon Melrose (Asheville T.C. Roberson) def. Tori Anderson-Megan Laframboise (Charlotte Catholic) 6-0, 3-6, 6-3; Kate Gray-Caroline Gray (Rocky Mount) def. Adele Henderson-Helen Powell (Burlington Williams) 7-6 (3), 6-2; Cameron Grist-Mary Kathryn Ferebee (Charlotte Catholic) def. Shruthi Rajan-Hayley Hammond (Lake Norman) 6-1, 6-2; Erin Williams-Elle Klein (Asheville T.C. Roberson) def. Jill Padfield-Sara Helms (Waxhaw Marvin Ridge) 6-1, 6-4; Lindsey Frederick-Mollie Musgrave (Eastern Wayne) def. Jessica Brown-Meagan Teague (Southern Alamance) 5-7, 7-5, 6-3; Catherine Wood-Sruthi Cherkur (Jamestown Ragsdale) def. Maddy Daniel-Ciera Combs (Mooresville) 6-0, 6-0; Lindsay Thomas-Addie Keeter (Rocky Mount) def. Kristin Blue-Katie Morgan (Eastern Alamance) 6-0,6-2;

3A Doubles—Quarterfinals
Vaughn-Melrose (T.C. Roberson) def. Short-Pruden (Fike) 6-1, 6-2; Grist-Ferebee (Charlotte Catholic) def. Gray-Gray (Rocky Mount) 7-5, 6-4; Williams-Klein (T.C. Roberson) def. Frederick-Musgrave (Eastern Wayne) 6-2, 6-4; Wood-Cherkur (Ragsdale) def. Thomas-Keeter (Rocky Mount) 6-1, 6-2.

Saturday’s Results

3A Doubles—Semifinals
Lauren Vaughn-Shannon Melrose (Asheville T.C. Roberson) def. Cameron Grist-Mary Kathryn Ferebee (Charlotte Catholic) 6-3, 6-1.
Catherine Wood-Sruthi Cherkur (Jamestown Ragsdale) def. Erin Williams-Elle Klein (Asheville T.C. Roberson) 6-4, 7-6(6).

3A Doubles—Championship
Vaughn-Melrose (T.C. Roberson) def. Wood-Cherkur (Ragsdale) 6-2, 6-3.

2008 NCHSAA 4-A WOMEN’S TENNIS
FINAL RECAP – MYERS PARK’S BAKER WINS NCHSAA 4-A SINGLES TITLE; HOGGARD PAIR TAKES DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP
RALEIGH – Charlotte Myers Park’s Grace Baker completed her march through the field by winning the singles championship on Saturday in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 4-A women’s tennis championships at N.C. State.

Baker, who won the West Regional championship last week, defeated Mideast champ Jennifer Huang of East Chapel Hill for the state crown, 6-2, 6-2.

Baker had won all three of her Friday matches in straight sets and lost only five games in six sets.

The Wilmington Hoggard doubles pair of Kaitlin Burns and Maggie Dickens earned the state championship with a 6-1, 7-6(5) victory over Katie Kane and Asha Iyengar of Raleigh Broughton.

Burns and Dickens were down 2-5 in the second set but rallied to tie and then won the tiebreaker 7-5 to clinch the crown.

DAY 1 RECAP – PAIRINGS SET FOR NCHSAA 4-A WOMEN’S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS
RALEIGH—The pairings are now set for Saturday’s championship matches in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 4-A women’s tennis championships after three rounds of action were held on Friday at the Millbrook Exchange Park.

East Chapel Hill’s Jennifer Huang, the Mideast Regional champ, will take on Grace Baker of Charlotte Myers Park, the West champ, for the singles crown. Both won three matches apiece in straight sets on Friday, with Huang winning three sets at love while Baker lost on five games total in six sets of play.

In doubles, Wilmington Hoggard’s Kaitlin Burns and Maggie Dickens will face Katie Kane and Asha Iyengar of Raleigh Broughton for the state crown. Burns and Dickens had to rally from a set down to defeat Lauren Frazier and Kristen Joyner of Greenville Rose in the semifinals.

2008 4A Singles – Millbrook Exchange Park (Raleigh)
Friday’s Results
4A Singles—First Round
Miller Hales (Wilmington New Hanover) def. Ally Prior (Raleigh Wakefield) 6-1, 3-6, 6-1; Kelsey Sherck (Charlotte Myers Park) def. Nikki Curnes (Greensboro Grimsley) 7-5, 6-1; Jennifer Huang (East Chapel Hill) def. Ally Parziale (Southern Pines Pinecrest) 6-0, 6-0; Djana Volny (South Mecklenburg) def. Alexis Reynolds (North Mecklenburg) 6-0, 6-2; Grace Baker (Charlotte Myers Park) def. Jessica Davis (West Forsyth) 6-0, 6-0;
Hamilton Lovett (Raleigh Broughton) def. Ally Stillwell (Willmington Laney) 6-0, 6-0; Catherine Matulis (Charlotte Providence) def. Clare Cox (Greensboro Grimsley) 6-1, 6-2; Helen Wang (Morrisville Green Hope) def. Marisa Pereira (Fayetteville Jack Britt) 7-6(3), 6-3.

4A Singles—Quarterfinals
Hales (New Hanover) def. Sherck (Myers Park) 6-1, 6-1; Huang (East Chapel Hill) derf. Volny (South Mecklenburg) 7-5, 6-1; Baker (Myers Park) def. Lovett (Broughton) 6-2, 6-2; Matulis (Providence) def. Wang (Green Hope) 6-4, 7-6(3).

4A Singles—Semifinals
Huang (East Chapel Hill) def. Hales (New Hanover) 6-0, 6-2; Baker (Myers Park) def. Matulis (Providence) 6-0, 6-1.

Saturday’s Results
4A Singles—Championship
Grace Baker (Charlotte Myers Park) def. Jennifer Huang (East Chapel Hill) 6-2, 6-2.

2008 4A Doubles – Millbrook Exchange Park (Raleigh)
Friday’s Results

4A Doubles—First Round
Kaitlin Burns-Maggie Dickens (Wilmington Hoggard) def. Amy Weischedel-Maria Evans (Raleigh Leesville Road) 6-2, 6-2; Kendall Schmitt-Meredith Branham (Weddington) def. Lauren Tuscano-Carli Tuscano (Greensboro Grimsley) 6-1, 6-3; Lauren Frazier-Kristen Joyner (Greenville Rose) def. Kaytlyn Gilbert-Rebecca Keefe (Fayetteville Terry Sanford) 6-2, 6-0; Anna Rickenbaker-Jessica Perez (Charlotte Myers Park) def. Caroline Lamy-Stephanie Vlasis (Winston-Salem RJ Reynolds) 6-4, 6-1; Debolina Banerjee-Emily Carpenter (Charlotte Myers Park) def. Callie Payne-Peyton Riley (Northwest Guilford) 6-0, 6-2; Katie Kane-Asha Iyengar (Raleigh Broughton) def. Kaitlin Bailey-Leigh-Anne McAfee (Wilmington Laney) 6-1, 6-2; Ashley Hovis-Brittany Hovis (Gastonia Ashbrook) def. Melissa Addington-Morgan Owsley (Greensboro Page) 6-2, 6-2; Tori Helpingstine-Hannah Kimbrough (Chapel Hill) def. Varice Love-Mary Lawrence Newton (Fayetteville Jack Britt) 6-1, 6-0.

4A Doubles—Quarterfinals
Burns-Dickens (Hoggard) def. Schmitt-Branham (Weddington) 6-3, 6-2; Frazier-Joyner (Rose) def. Rickenbaker-Perez (Myers Park) 6-4, 6-1; Kane-Iyengar (Broughton) def. Banerjee-Carpenter (Myers Park) 6-1, 6-2; Helpingstine-Kimbrough (Chapel Hill) def. Hovis-Hovis (Ashbrook) 6-3, 6-2.

4A Doubles—Semifinals
Burns-Dickens (Hoggard) def. Frazier-Joyner (Rose) 6-7(4) 6-2, 6-1; Kane-Iyengar (Broughton) def. Helpingstine-Kimbrough (Chapel Hill) 6-3, 6-0.

Saturday’s Results
4A Doubles—Championship
Kaitlin Burns-Maggie Dickens (Wlimington Hoggard) def. Katie Kane-Asha Iyengar (Raleigh Broughton) 6-1, 7-6 (5).