Lady Pirates cruise past Colts

First Posted: 1/15/2009

Staff report
FAYETTEVILLE -- The Lumberton girls tennis team was on top of its game Tuesday, registering a 9-0 sweep over Two Rivers Conference foe Cape Fear.
The Lady Pirates (11-1) dominated singles play and were led by Kate Biggs and Rhonda Cooper. Biggs and Cooper -- Lumberton's No. 2 and 3 seeds, respectively -- cruised to 6-0, 6-0 wins over their opponents. Also grabbing victories for the Lady Pirates were Beth Brady, Whitney Parker, Erica Cooper and Monica Vyas.
In doubles action the tandems of Rhonda Cooper/Parker and Erica Cooper/Vyas were victorious for Lumberton.
Next up for the Lady Pirates is a home conference match with E.E. Smith on Thursday at 5 p.m.
n At Fairmont, the Lady Golden Tornadoes eked out a 5-4 win against Gray's Creek in a Tri-Six Conference showdown.
No. 1 singles player Amy Ammons set the tone for Fairmont with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Casy Lloyd. Meredith Hunt, Beth Vause and Kayla Lewis also notched wins for the Lady Tornadoes.
Ammons (F) def. C. Lloyd 6-0, 6-0, Hunt (F) def. D'aloisio 6-1, 6-1, Vause (F) def. Wood 6-0, 6-0, Wileman (GC) def. M. Floyd 6-1, 6-0, Lewis (F) def. Wolf 6-2, 6-3, Kessler (GC) def. Leonard 6-2, 6-1.
Ammons/Hunt (F) def. Lloyd/D'aloisio 6-1, 6-0, Wood/Wileman (GC) def. Vause/Floyd 8-2, Wolf/Kessler (GC) def. Parker/Hill 8-2.
Lady Pirates 9, Lady Colts 0
Brady (L) def. Horne 6-1, 6-3, Biggs (L) def. Autry 6-0, 6-0, R. Cooper (L) def. Sinclair 6-0, 6-0, Parker (L) def. Leggett 6-3, 6-3, E. Cooper (L) def. Thompson 6-1, 6-1, Vyas (L) def. Marknom 6-1, 6-0.
Brady/Biggs (L) won by forfeit, R. Cooper/ Parker (L) def. Autry Leggett 8-2, E. Cooper/ Vyas (L) def. Thompson/Marknom 8-0.
At Fairmont, the Lady Golden Tornadoes rolled past Red Springs 25-8, 25-12, 25-18 in a Tri-Six clash.
Fairmont (9-4, 5-3 TSC) was paced by Gini Grimsley, who tallied 17 kills and six service points. Teammate Savannah Jones chipped in 16 service points, while Shante McNair added 10 assists.

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