Cartersville, Woodland triumph in girls tennis


The girls tennis teams at Cartersville and Woodland emerged victorious Monday, defeating Wheeler and Rome, respectively.

The Canes edged the Wildcats, 3-2, despite No. 1 singles player Emma McCrary dropping a three-setter, 6-4, 2-6, 2-6.

In other singles action, Ansley Thompson and Jordan Ross won by identical 6-1, 6-1 scores.

Cartersville split the doubles matches. Lydia Wedietz and Alice Terry eased to a 6-3, 6-2 win, but Chloe Satterfield and Wiley Simmons lost a hard-fought match, 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 2-6.

In Woodland's Region 7-AAAAA match with Rome, the Wildcats cruised to a 5-0 win with only one of the matchups reaching a third set.

All three singles players easily dispatched their opponents.

Line 1's Christy Turner won 6-1, 6-2; Gloria Gore emerged with a 6-2, 6-0 victory and Deanna Dodson didn't drop a game in a 6-0, 6-0 rout.

The Line 1 doubles pairing of Whitney Harris and Caroline Gore participated in the most entertaining match of the day, emerging with a 6-4, 5-7, 7-5 win.

Breanna Shook and Becky Wesley cruised in the Line 2 doubles match with set wins of 6-3 and 6-1.

In boys action, Woodland defeated Rome by a 5-0 margin, and Cartersville got swept 5-0 by Wheeler.

The Wildcats dropped just one game over the three singles matches.

Bryce VanOrder and Blake Bottegal each won 6-0, 6-0, while Connor Gunnell posted a 6-1, 6-0 victory.

As with the girls match, Line 1 doubles proved to have the most intrigue. Although, Woodland's Alex Banta and Hayden Lusk still had a straight-forward 6-2, 6-4 win.

Max Costlow and Noah Pirkle earned a 6-3, 6-0 decision in the Line 2 doubles match.

For Cartersville, two of the singles players — Matthew Slocum and Davis Edwards — lost in three sets, while Will Allen fell 1-6, 2-6 on Line 1.

The doubles matches were tight, but the Canes came up short in both.

Juan Zazueta and Ross Norwood dropped a 4-6, 4-6 result, and Ivy Nelson and Griffin Shaw fell 3-6, 2-6.


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