Lady ’Jackets impress in opening tennis win

Lady ’Jackets impress in opening tennis win

Posted: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 12:00 pm

Greenfield looks to be picking up this season right where it left off last year.
The Lady Yellowjackets’ tennis team posted an impressive 6-1 win over Henry County at the UT Martin tennis courts on Monday afternoon.
The season-opener for Greenfield saw the ‘Jackets win the top four singles spots and sweep doubles play.
Greenfield found itself in a battle up and down the ladder, including a 9-8 win in a tiebreaker by Lauren Rush over Maci Piggot at the No. 3 seed.
Taylor Hatcher downed Kayla Hargrace 8-4 at the top seed, while Callie Croom fought off Taylor Deaton 8-6 at the fourth spot.
Kalee Keterson had a relatively easy day, posting an 8-1 win over Olivia Maupin at No. 2 in singles, and then Hatcher and Croom put up an 8-2 verdict over Hargrace and Maci Piggot at the No. 1 doubles spot.
Kesterson and Rush won 8-4 at the second spot in doubles.
Now 1-0, Greenfield is back on the home courts at UTM this afternoon against Milan. Matches begin at 4 p.m.
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Singles
Taylor Hatcher (G) d. Kayla Hargrace (HC) 8-4
Kalee Kesterson (G) d. Olivia Maupin (HC) 8-1
Lauren Rush (G) d. Maci Piggot (HC) 9-8 (7-5)
Callie Croom (G) d. Taylor Deaton (HC) 8-6
Ashton Pence (G) lost to Flo Lanzi (HC) 8-9 (5-7)
Doubles
Hatcher/Croom (G) d. Piggot/Hargrace (HC) 8-2
Kesterson/Rush (G) d. Lanzi/Katie Drummond (HC) 8-4

Published in The WCP 3.13.12

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