GCA Lady Cougars tennis gets win over Sherwood Lady Eagles

Published 9:33 am Thursday, March 31, 2022

The GCA tennis teams had a tough face-off against Sherwood Christian Academy in a home game last Saturday morning.

In an unofficial match, line 1 singles GCA player Kate Poitevint was defeated by Liz Moorhead. Kate played exceptionally well against a very tough opponent who won the first set, but had to come from behind after Kate went up 5-3 in the second set.

Line 2 singles saw GCA’s Sybil Lee defeat Rebecca Nesmith of Sherwood 6-0, 6-1.

Line 3 singles player Hannah Friedman of GCA defeated Ellie Jane Wright of Sherwood 6-0, 6-0.

Girl’s doubles featured Ella Harrell & Kassidy Widner of GCA squaring off with Caroline Orr & Hannah Albano of Sherwood. Harrell & Widner won the first set in a tiebreaker, after being close throughout the set. The GCA pair won the second set 6-3.

Line 2 doubles pair Grier Albritton & Mercer Murray of GCA cruised past Sherwood’s Corrine Hester & Rebecca Nesmith 6-0, 6-0.

On the boys’ side, #1 singles Owen Earnest was defeated by Will Moorhead of Sherwood 6-1, 6-3.

Preston Barnett, #2 singles, was defeated by Sherwood’s Grant Fricks, 6-0, 6-0, and GCA’s #3 singles, Cade Wells, lost to Sam Moorhead, 6-2, 6-3.

The GCA boys’ doubles were also defeated in both matches. Kevin Brooks & Dawson Worsley lost to Sherwood’s Smith Langstaff & Josh Sancinito 6-0, 6-0. Lane McElyea & Evan Sigman of GCA lost to Sherwood’s Cohen & Peter Kendrick by scores of 6-2, 6-2.

In an unofficial mixed doubles match, Owen Earnest & Tiffani Kornmeier of GCA defeated Grant Fricks & Ellie Jane Wright 8-0.