East Wilkes women’s tennis splits first two games


By Ryan DeCosta - [email protected]



The East Wilkes women’s tennis team has split its first two matches. After the opening match at home against North Stokes was postponed midway, the Cardinals traveled to North Surry and got off on the right foot with a win.

8/20/15

@ North Surry

East Wilkes 7 North Surry 2

Singles

#1 Taylor Tickle (NS) d. Amber Parks 6-3, 6-3

# 2 Riley Wagoner (EW) d. Cassidy Willard 2-6, 6-0, 10-6

#3 Maddi Lester (EW) d. Emily Smith 6-1, 6-0

# 4 Rebecca Parsons (NS) d. Brie Jarvis 7-5, 6-3

# 5 Brooke Schubart (EW) d. Amanda Downing 6-1, 6-1

# 6 Abby Reeves (EW) d. Cassie Barker 6-3, 6-2

Doubles

# 1 Parks/Jarvis (EW) d. Tickle/Parsons 8-0

#2 Lester/Schubart (EW) d. Willard/Barker 8-6

# 3 Wagoner/Reeves (EW) d. Smith/Downing 8-5

They could not keep the momentum up on Monday night though as they fell to Mount Airy.

8/24/15

@ East Wilkes

Mount Airy 6 (4-0), East Wilkes 3 (1-1)

Singles

#1 Lauren Brintle (MA) d. Amber Parks 7-5, 6-2

#2 Elizabeth Marion (MA) d. Riley Wagoner 6-0, 6-1

#3 Coleman Craddock (MA) d. Maddi Lester 6-4, 1-6, 10-8

#4 Maya Hicks (MA) d. Brooke Schubart 6-4, 6-3

#5 Logan King (MA) d. Brie Jarvis 6-4, 3-6, 4-10

#6 Kari Hodges (EW) d. Elizabeth Bray 6-2, 6-4

Doubles

#1 Parks/Jarvis (EW) d. Brintle/Craddock 8-4

#2 Marion/Hicks (MA) d. Lester/Abby Reeves 8-2

#3 Schubart/Melia Higgins (EW) d. King/Bray 8-4

At press time, the East Wilkes/Ashe County game was yet to be played. When play resumes against North Stokes in September, East Wilkes will be leading 3-1.

Ryan DeCosta can be reached at 336-258-4052 or via Twitter @rsdecosta.

By Ryan DeCosta

[email protected]

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