Women’s tennis ends season with loss to Averett in USA South Tournament

Women’s tennis ends season with loss to Averett in USA South Tournament

LAGRANGE, Ga. – The Huntingdon women's tennis team ended its season with a 5-3 loss to Averett in the first round of the USA South Conference Tournament on Friday.

The Lady Hawks won one doubles match and two singles matches.

Clayton Waring and Alex Burnham won 8-1 at No. 3 doubles to give Huntingdon an early 1-0 lead. With losses at No. 1 and No. 2 doubles, Huntingdon trailed 2-1 entering singles.

In singles, Lucy Burch won 6-0, 6-1 at No. 6 to make it a 2-2 match. After a loss at No. 1, Waring won 6-2, 6-2 at No. 5 to tie the score 3-3. Averett clinched the match with wins at No. 4 and No. 2 singles.

                                     

Records: Huntingdon (14-5); Averett (13-5)

                                                                              

Match Results

Averett 5, Huntingdon 3

Singles

No. 1: Heidi Sarkkinen (AU) def. Josie Waddell (HC) 6-0, 6-2

No. 2: Eleanor Crane (AU) def. Zoya Robinson (HC) 7-6, 6-4

No. 3: Kacy Howard (HC) vs. Inka Zeilstra (AU) 3-6, 6-4, unfinished

No. 4: Kristina Hedelt (AU) def. Heather Tabor (HC) 6-3, 6-1

No. 5: Clayton Waring (HC) def. Rainey Townsend (AU) 6-2, 6-2

No. 6: Lucy Burch (HC) def. Ashley Thornton (AU) 6-0, 6-1

 

Doubles

No. 1: Sarkkinen-Crane (AU) def. Waddell-Robinson (HC) 8-4

No. 2: Zeilstra-Hedelt (AU) def. Tabor-Howard (HC) 8-2

No. 3: Waring-Alex Burnham (HC) def. Townsend-Thornton (AU) 8-1

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