Younce 13-0

With the season winding down, Watauga junior Amira Younce is a perfect 13-0 in combined singles and doubles play.

WEST JEFFERSON — The only way the Watauga girls’ tennis team could be stopped on Wednesday, Oct. 6, was rain, but even then they still got the win at Ashe County.

Moving to 8-0 on the season, the Pioneers managed five singles wins before the match was called. The top-seeded match between Watauga’s Jillian Russert and the Huskies’ Claira Corley ended as a did not finish, with Russert being up 6-0,4-2.

The five matches that did finish saw domination from the visiting Pioneers.

Freshmen Sienna Davidson and Larisa Muse and junior Madison Ogden each recorded 6-0,6-0 wins over their opponents. Elsewhere, Amira Younce and Ellary Maiden had more closely fought affairs, each winning 6-0,6-1.

As their undefeated run continues, the Pioneers still have one more test on their schedule against Freedom on Monday, Oct. 11, before the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference Tournament in Boone on Oct. 12.

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