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Tennis - Varsity Girls vs. Cary Christian School

Event Type: Regular
Advantage:Home

Date: August 17, 2017

Result:Win
Score:9-0

Event Recap:

The DA girls tennis team opened the season with a 9-0 win over Cary Christian Thursday as all 11 healthy Cavs saw action led by senior Nicole Riepl's two wins.  Riepl took a 6-0, 6-0 win on court 6 and then teamed with fellow captain Julia King for an 8-2 doubles win on court 1.  The match of the day was second doubles where sophomores Isabella Strauss and Emma Whitehurst battled from down 2-4, 4-5, and 5-6 to a 7-6 lead.  After having a match point at 7-6, they dropped to 7-8 and faced three match points against.  The sophomore duo won 10 of the next 11 points as they rallied to take a 9-8 (7-3) win.

 

Durham Academy 9  - Cary Christian 0

Singles:

Joy Callwood DA def. Vivian Chen 6-1, 6-0

Madeline Towning DA def. Morgan-Elizabeth Carriker 6-0, 6-0

Alexis Galloway DA def. Sophie Hajek 6-0, 6-0

Renee George DA def. Caroline Jacobsen 6-0, 6-0

Taylor Hunter DA def. Cameron Boyd 6-0, 6-0

Nicole Riepl DA def. Catherine Smith 6-0, 6-0

 

Doubles

Riepl/Julia King DA def. Chen/Hajek 8-2

Emma Whitehurst/Isabella Strauss DA def. Carriker/Jacobsen 9-8(3)

Lucy Steiner/Mukta Dharmapurikar DA def. Boyd/Smith 8-1

Order of Finish:

Singles - 2 (:36), 4(:41), 6(:42), 3(:44), 5*(:46), 1(1:04)

Doubles - 3(:36), 1(:33), 2(1:10)

DA: 1-0

Cary Chr 1-1

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