Southampton Academy girls tennis wins fourth in a rowPublished 11:17am Saturday, April 27, 2013
COURTLAND—The Lady Raiders of Southampton Academy on April 18 defeated the Lady Cougars of Surry High 7-2 for their fourth win in a row.
Barclay Gatten and Mina Johnson led SA with 6-0 wins in singles. Gatten and Johnson also teamed up for a 6-1 win at No. 1 doubles.
Olivia Fox won at No. 2 singles, 6-1, and teamed with fellow junior, Rachel White for a 6-1 win at No. 2 doubles. Kirsten Wachsmann extended her singles winning streak to two in a row with a 6-4 win at No. 3 singles.
Elena Litman and Selena Johnson avenged an earlier loss this season to the Surry duo of Cierra Anthony and Bria Gholston with a 6-4 win at No. 3 doubles, securing Litman’s inaugural high school win.
Barclay Gatten (SA) d. Genae Tatum (SHS), 6-0; Olivia Fox (SA) d. Diamond Barham (SHS), 6-1; Kirsten Wachsmann (SA) d. Vondala Saunders (SHS), 6-4; Mina Johnson (SA) d. Heaven Blevins (SHS), 6-0; Cierra Anthony (SHS) d. Rachel White (SA), 6-4; Bria Gholston (SHS) d. Elena Litman (SA), 6-3
Gatten/M. Johnson (SA) d. Tatum/Barham (SHS), 6-1; Fox/White (SA) d. Saunders/Blevins (SHS), 6-1; Litman/S. Johnson (SA) d. Anthony/Gholston (SHS), 6-4
The VCC tournament is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 30, at the McCormack-Nagelsen Tennis Center at The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg.