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Area tennis teams see season end

Area tennis teams see season end Area tennis teams see season end

New Albany blanked Corydon Central, 5-0, in the championship match of the New Albany girls’ tennis sectional Thursday.

In No. 1 singles play, Claire Meyer defeated Mc-
Kenzie Hess 6-0, 6-1. Natalie Saydera won by default at No. 2, and Corinne Miller defeated Lesly Martinez 6-3, 6-2 at No. 3.

In doubles action, Layne Burke and Lily Meyer turned back Kimberly Wolfe and Bre Edwards 6-0, 6-0, while Maci Crone and Elise Conrad defeated Lydia Neill and Shalynn Mattingly 6-0, 6-0.

Corydon Central advanced to the final with a 3-2 win over defending champion Christian Academy of Indiana (2019) last Wednesday.

The Lady Panthers swept doubles and won at No. 3 singles.

Martinez defeated Emily Long 6-1, 6-1, while in doubles play Wolfe and Edwards bested Adeline Baldwin and Madeline Paul 6-2, 6-4 and Neill and Mattingly defeated Lacey Kendall and Rebekah Wright 6-4, 4-6, 6-0.

Lanesville’s season ended with a 4-1 semi-final loss to New Albany.

Morgan Bell scored for Lanesville at No. 3 singles, 4-6, 6-4, retired.

New Albany swept the other four matches with Meyer defeating Grace Campbell 6-0, 6-0, Saydera defeating Rachel Leffler 6-0, 6-1, Burke and Meyer defeating Linzie Wernert and Emma Campbell 6-1, 6-2 and Crone and Conrad defeating McKenna Smith and Kallin Scarberry 6-0, 6-2.

Eastern defeated North Harrison, 5-0, in the semi-finals of the Floyd Central Sectional on Thursday.

On the singles courts, Kaleigh Earhart defeated Isabella Nordhoff 6-0, 6-2, Madeline Lewellen defeated Halle Pearson 6-2, 6-4 and Dylan Whitfield defeated Kelsey Delaney 6-3, 6-1.

In doubles, Emily Smith and Mykenzee Graham turned back Emily Bowen and Olivia Wise 6-0, 6-1, while Brooke Sease and Isabel Cox defeated Kendyl Lasley and Hope Whittaker 6-1, 6-3.

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