Starmount put up a challenge in Tuesday afternoon’s tennis match against Elkin, but in the end, it was the Lady Elks who emerged victorious.
Elkin defeated Starmount 9-0 at home, but despite getting the shutout, it was a battle through the end. Elkin’s No. 1 Miracle Walters found herself down 5-4 in the first set, before winning 7-5 in the first set. She capped it off with a 6-0 win the next set to win her match.
Elkin’s Morgan Randleman also had a tight match, winning 7-5, 6-3. Elkin’s 3-6 seeds as well as their doubles teams played to dominant form to ice it. Elkin moves to 7-0 on the season, and will play 2-6 Wilkes Central on Thursday at Elkin at 4:30.
At press time, those results were not posted.
1. Miracle Walters, E def Amber Hurst, S, 7-5, 6-0
2. Morgan Randleman, E def Olivia Greene, S 7-5, 6-3
3. Mattie Timmerman, E def Emily Mendenhall, S 6-0, 6-3
4. Ally Gentry, E def Allyssa Hicks, S 6-0, 6-1
5. Brianna Dreyer, E def Mckennzie Moxley, S 6-0, 6-0
6. Kirstan Beaver, E def Cherith McCullagh, S 6-1, 6-1
1. Walters/Randleman, E def Hurst/Greene, S 8-5
2. Beaver/Dreyer, E def Mendenhall/McCullagh, S 8-2
3. Bianka Soos/Julie Neumark, E def Hicks/Moxley, S 8-2
Ryan DeCosta can be reached at 336-258-4052 or via Twitter @rsdecosta.