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Tennis - Varsity Girls vs. St. David's High School
Florence Tennis Tournament Championship

Event Type: Regular

Date: August 20, 2017


Event Recap:

The DA tennis team fell in the championship match of the FTA tournament 4-2 to five time defending NCISAA 2A state champs St. David's this morning in Florence.  The Cavaliers pushed the Warriors further than any team in Florence and had the match 2-2 with the final 2 matches on court.  The doubles team of captains Nicole Riepl and Julia King continue to have a great season as they won their match 7-5, 6-2.  Sophomore Alexis Galloway rallied from an 0-6 first set to rally 6-2 and 10-4 for the other DA point.  Joy Callwood at 1, Madeline Towning at 2 and Taylor Hunter at 5 all played strong matches in defeat.  Renee George at 4 was very close to sending her match to a third set as she lost 6-3, 7-6.  DA is now 4-1

8/20 St. Davids 4 - Durham Academy 2

Finals of the FTA HS Tournament in Florence


Beatrice Holding SDS def. Joy Callwood 6-4, 6-1

Alice Holding SDS def. Madeline Towning 6-0, 6-3

Alexis Galloway DA def. Louisa Holding 0-6, 6-2, 10-4

Gracie Crowder SDS def. Renee George 6-3, 7-6 (5)

Grace Haile SDS def. Taylor Hunter 6-1, 6-3


Nicole Riepl / Julia King DA def. Brinkley Thompson/Catherine Yancey 7-5, 6-2

Order of Finish: 5(1:00, 2(1:07), 2D(1:28), 3(1:34), 4(2:00), 1*(2:05)

DA: 4-1

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