Girls' tennis

TAYLORSVILLE — The Watauga girls’ tennis team swept Alexander Central in doubles, which vaulted the Pioneers to a 6-3 victory over the Cougars Sept.11.

Watauga’s No. 1-seeded doubles team of Jadyn Kadyk and Amira Younce claimed a victory over Hannah Maltba and Emma Maltba 8-1. Kadyk, who is Watauga’s No. 1 seed in singles, beat Hannah Maltba 6-0, 6-0.

Alaina muse and Magali Turner added another victory at No. 2 doubles with an 8-4 win over Kristin Ratliff and Caeley Amey. Jillian Russert and Carolina Davidson beat Carolina Willis and Mackenzie Harter in 8-1 in No. 3 doubles.

Turner fell behind Willis in both of her sets in No. 5-singles, but rallied each time and took a 7-6, 6-3 victory. Davidson added a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Harper at No 6 singles.

Muse, who played No. 2 doubles, lost a 6-4 6-1 win over Emma Maltba. Amey needed a tie-breaker to beat Ogden 6-3, 5-7 1-0 at No. 4 singles, and Younce fell 6-4. 7-6 to Ratliff at No. 3 singles.

“I am very pleased that my seniors fought hard to claim singles wins,” Watauga coach Jennifer Pillow said in a statement. “The doubles teams played amazingly, showing poise and patience. It was a very hot and sunny match and the athletes handled the elements well.”

Watauga 6,

Alexander Central 3

Singles

Jadyn Kadyk (W) d. Hannah Maltba, 6-0, 6-0

Emma Maltba (AC) d. Alaina Muse, 6-4, 6-1

Kristin Ratliff (AC) d. Amira Younce, 6-4, 7-6

Caeley Amey (AC) d. Madison Ogden, 6-3, 5-7, 1-0

Magali Turner (W) d. Carolina Willis, 7-6, 6-3

Carolina Davidson (W) d. Mackenzie Harper, 6-2, 6-2

Doubles

Kadyk/Younce (W) d. Maltba/Maltba, 8-1

Muse/Turner (W) d. Ratliff/Amey, 8-4

Jillian Russett/Carolina Davidson (W) d. Willis/Harper, 8-1

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.