Girls tennis defeats Greenville


By Ron Nunnari - Rnunnari@civitasmedia.com



<strong>Kennedy Harden defeated Anna Mangas of Greenville 6-0, 6-2 at third singles.</strong>

Kennedy Harden defeated Anna Mangas of Greenville 6-0, 6-2 at third singles.


Photo by Ron Nunnari

Whitney White (left) and Lauren Kelsey lost at second doubles to the Greenville duo of Casey Malott and Hannah Gulley.


Photo by Ron Nunnari

CLAYTON — Northmont girls tennis ended a tough week with a 4-1 win at home Wednesday over Greenville to improve to 4-2 overall.

At first singles Akilah Parker [Northmont] defeated Molly Hunt 6-0, 6-0.

Second singles saw Marissa Anderson [Northmont] score a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Anja Mertel.

Kennedy Harden [Northmont] defeated Anna Mangas 6-0, 6-2 at third singles.

At first doubles Michelle Hibbard and Morgan Grandfield [Northmont] defeated Mallory Rich and Bavneep Kaur 3-6, 6-4, 10-6 [tie break instead of 3rd set].

Greenville won at second doubles where Casey Malott and Hannah Gulley defeated Whitney White and Lauren Kelsey 3-6, 7-5 8-6 [tie break instead of 3rd set].

The Lady Bolts dropped two matches earlier this week, both to undefeated teams. Monday saw Northmont fall to Bellbrook in a close 3-2 match.

Parker [Northmont] won at first singles 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 [6-3] over Rachel Heinz.

At second singles Andrea Szep [Bellbrook] defeated Marissa Anderson 6-0, 6-1.

At third singles Harden [Northmont] defeated Meghna Kumar 6-0, 6-0.

At first doubles Shea Foster and Abby Schultz [Bellbrook] defeated Hibbard and Grandfield 6-2, 7-5.

Melissa Wahl and Ali Contestable [Bellbrook] defeated White and Kelsey 6-4, 6-1.

Tuesday the Lady Bolts were swept at Springboro 5-0.

First singles saw Anke Patel defeat Parker 7-6, 6-1.

Ally Garofoli defeated Anderson 6-3, 6-1 at second singles.

Christina Fote scored at 6-2, 6-1 victory over Harden at third singles.

In first doubles action Maddy Talbot and Jessa Grossman defeated Michelle Hibbard/Morgan Grandfield 6-2, 6-0.

At second doubles Morgan Hillis and Olivia Decuir defeated Serenity Anderson and Molly Buchanan 6-0, 6-0.

The Lady Bolts return to action on Monday when they host Tippecanoe at 4:30 p.m. then host Fairmont on Tuesday and play at Fairborn on Wednesday.

Kennedy Harden defeated Anna Mangas of Greenville 6-0, 6-2 at third singles.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/26/2015/08/web1_KennedyHarden.jpgKennedy Harden defeated Anna Mangas of Greenville 6-0, 6-2 at third singles. Photo by Ron Nunnari

Whitney White (left) and Lauren Kelsey lost at second doubles to the Greenville duo of Casey Malott and Hannah Gulley.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/26/2015/08/web1_Second_Doubles.jpgWhitney White (left) and Lauren Kelsey lost at second doubles to the Greenville duo of Casey Malott and Hannah Gulley. Photo by Ron Nunnari

By Ron Nunnari

Rnunnari@civitasmedia.com

Reach Ron Nunnari at 684-9124, via email Rnunnari@civitasmedia.com or on Twitter @Englewood_Ind

Reach Ron Nunnari at 684-9124, via email Rnunnari@civitasmedia.com or on Twitter @Englewood_Ind