Senior night for the Cedar Ridge girls tennis team was a festive one. The Red Wolves defeated crosstown rival Orange 6-3 to improve to 7-3 and improve its chance for the 3A state playoffs.
The Red Wolves captured all six of the singles matches securing its sixth straight dual match win over Orange. Red Wolves freshman Ivy Garner won at #1 singles 6-1, 6-1. At #2 singles, Olivia Ward won 6-0, 6-1. Senior Kate Milner got a victory at #3 singles 6-2, 6-1. Sophomore Brianna Cellini won at #4 6-1, 6-0. Senior Maddy Werner won 6-1, 6-1 while junior Rachel Quade completed the singles sweep with a 6-3, 6-1 win.
Orange won the three doubles matches, starting with Caroline Branan and Emma Williamson winning 8-2. Payton Clayton and Chandler Woods teamed to take the 2nd doubles match, and the most competitive match of the day, 8-6. Leah Gates and Sara Campbell teamed for the first time to win 8-2.
Orange is now 5-10, 5-5 in the Big 8.