UC hands Greenfield first loss
Posted: Thursday, May 10, 2012 12:00 pm
Something had to give when undefeated Greenfield and Union City met on the tennis courts in the girls’ regional team championship Tuesday.
It was the unbeaten Union City squad that came out on top with a 7-0 win at the Lady Tornadoes’ courts. The Lady Yellowjackets did all that they could with the very talented Lady Twisters.
“Union City has a great team, and they really played well today,” Greenfield head coach Bill McCall said. “I congratulate them on their win. They are solid up and down the lineup and have a good chance of making it to state this year.”
The Lady Yellowjackets have gone undefeated four consecutive years and, in that span, have won 49 consecutive regular season matches. The Lady ’Jackets were vying for another regional team title on Tuesday.
“I’m proud of my girls for what they accomplished in 2012,” McCall said.
In No.1 singles action Taylor Hatch lost to Maddie King in straight sets 6-1, 6-1. In No.2 singles, Greenfield’s Kalee Kesterson lost to Anna Moore 8-5.
Lady ’Jacket Kendal Cook lost to Jenna Miller in straight sets 6-3, 4-2 in a match between No.3s. Greenfield’s No. 4 Callie Croom lost to Tara Elam 6-1, 6-2 and No. 5 Lauren Rush lost to Ellen Bearden 6-2, 6-2.
Greenfield’s Cook and Kesterson lost to Moore and Elam 8-3 in No.1 doubles. In No. 2 doubles, it was Hatcher and Croom getting bested by King and Miller.
The Lady Yellowjackets are still alive in the postseason.
Published in The WCP 5.10.12