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Tennis - Varsity Girls vs. Ravenscroft School

Event Type: Regular (League event)

Date: October 6, 2017


Event Recap:

DA Tennis came one step closer to their first outright TISAC title on Friday night with a 9-0 win at Ravenscroft.  The Cavaliers are now 16-2 and 8-0 in league play.  One win in their final two matches with give the Cavs the league championship.  DA continued their doubles dominance as they remained undefeated in TISAC doubles matches as the Cavs took 8-3, 8-0 and 8-5 wins.  After trailing 0-2 on the top court, the first doubles duo of Towning and Galloway won 8 of the final 9 games to win 8-3.  Callwood and George were strong on court 2 and Riepl and King held off a Ravens rally to close out their win.  

In singles play, Towning continued her masterful season as she was the first match off with a 6-0, 6-1 win on court 2.  Madeline is now 13-2 in singles play this year.  Callwood clinched the team match as she took a 6-1, 6-2 win over Schantz on the top court.  Hunter played a fantastic second set after rallying from 3-4 down in the first set to win 4&1 and George was solid as always in her 2&0 win on 4.  Galloway fended off a tough opponent 5&0 on 3.  In the final match of the day, Riepl on court 6 was neck and neck with Winston from the Ravens.  Riepl eeeked out a 7-6(5) first set.  After losing the second 6-3 and trailing 0-2 in the tiebreaker, Nicole took 10 of the final 12 points and the win.  

10/6 Durham Academy 9 - Ravenscroft 0


Joy Callwood DA def. Mariana Schantz 6-1, 6-2

Madeline Towning DA def. Caroline Crumpler 6-1, 6-0

Alexis Galloway DA def. Cynthia Woodward 7-5, 6-0

Renee George DA def. Skylar Wiseman 6-2, 6-0

Taylor Hunter DA def. Caroline Bardini 6-4, 6-1

Nicole Riepl DA def. RuthAnne Winston 7-6(5), 3-6, 10-4


Galloway/Towning DA def. Schantz/Crumpler 8-3

Callwood/George DA def. Woodward/Amelia Holdstock 8-0

Riepl/Julia King DA def. Winston/Wiseman 8-5

Order of Finish: D- 2(:33), 3(:49), 1(:49), S- 2(:40), 1*(1:02), 5(1:15), 4(1:11), 3(1:20), 6(1:55)

DA: 16-2, 8-0 TISAC

Ravens: 6-8, 5-3 TISAC

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