Cedar Ridge Tennis Moves to 8-1 After Beating Northwood

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Updated: September 9, 2016

Another week comes to an end, and another week ends with Cedar Ridge girls tennis atop the Big 8 Conference.

On a week that started with two large tasks on the road, the Red Wolves came away with victories at Chapel Hill on Tuesday and at Northwood on Thursday.

Cedar Ridge defeated the Chargers 8-1 on Thursday in Pittsboro to improve to 8-1 overall, 4-0 in the Big 8. Senior Tess Johnson got things going with a straight sets victory over Sam Sparrow 6-3, 6-2. Leah Thompson was stretched to three sets by Rachel Yanders before prevailing 6-7 (7-4), 6-1, 10-6. Thompson is now 6-1 on the season.

Seneca Sauers improved her unblemished record to 9-0 with a 6-1, 6-2 sweep of Natlia Huggins. Hannah Spear also remained undefeated with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Korinne Fuller. Spear is now 7-0.

Kate Milner insured the victory for the Red Wolves with a. 6-0, 6-0 triumph over Sophie Cook.

The Red Wolves captured all three doubles matches. Johnson and Ward teamed for an 8-2 victory over Sparrow and Faith People’s. Thompson and Alana Lutz won 8-1 over Yaneers and Natalie Huggins. Sauers and Emma Watson defeated Fuller and Cook 8-3.

Thompson & Lutz are now 5-1 this season.

Cedar Ridge hosts J.F. Webb in Hillsborough on Monday. They have a nonconference match against Voyager Academy at the Rock Quarry next Thursday.

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