Cedar Ridge 6, Western Alamance 1: The Cedar Ridge women’s tennis team remained undefeated in the Central Carolina Conference with a victory over the Warriors at Red Wolves Tennis Courts on Monday. Annabeth Lundberg captured two matches for the Red Wolves. Lundberg defeated Abigail Simpson at #6 singles 6-1, 6-4. In the only doubles match of the day, Lundberg teamed with Raven Mowles-Airing to defeat Mia Sodano and Abigail Stimpson 6-4.

Senior Cameron Mayhew captured the #1 singles match over Amelia Weaver 6-1, 6-2. The closest match of the day was at #2 singles, where Red Wolves junior Ella Caltabiano defeated Reagan Williams in a match that had two tiebreakers. Caltabiano won the opening set 6-4, but Williams evened things with a 7-6 win in the second set. Williams won the tiebreaker 7-0. In the third set, Caltabiano won 7-6, taking the 10-point tiebreaker 10-8.

Cedar Ridge junior Adeline Cummings defeated Hensley Gasaway 6-1, 6-2 at #3 singles. Sarah McLaughlin won the only match of the day for the Warriors, beating Mowles-Airing 6-3, 6-2. Cedar Ridge senior Catherine Ballenger knocked off Soadno at #5 singles 6-3, 6-0 to clinch the match.

Walter Williams 7, Cedar Ridge 2: In a showdown of the only two undefeated teams in league play from the Central Carolina Conference, Walter Williams defeated the Red Wolves in Burlington.

Mayhew took the opening singles match for Cedar Ridge, beating sophomore Abigail Brown 6-3, 6-1. The Bulldogs took four of the remaining five singles matches, starting with Jaden Wilson beating Caltabiano 6-1, 6-1. Williams freshman Lindley Over knocked off Cummings 6-3, 6-2. Gracie Hartle defeated Mowles-Airing 7-5, 6-2.

Cedar Ridge’s Ballenger kept the Red Wolves alive with a three-set victory over Lauren Taylor, 6-3, 1-6, 10-7 (10-point tiebreaker). Williams Grace Gabrielli won over Cedar Ridge’s Lundberg 6-2, 6-3.

Williams put the match away in the opening doubles tilt when Brown and Wilson defeated Mayhew and Cummings 8-5. At #2 doubles, Oler and Lauren Turner defeated Ballenger and Caltabiano 8-3. Williams completed a sweep of the doubles matches when Hartle and Gabrielli knocked off Mowles-Airing and Lundberg 8-1.

Cedar Ridge had its four match winning streak come to an end. The Red Wolves are 5-3 overall, 3-1 in the CCC. Williams improves to 5-0 overall, 5-0 in league play,

Mayhew is now 7-1 in singles matches this year. Overall, she has won eleven matches, counting her 4-2 record with doubles partner Adeline Cummings. Last week, Cummings and Mayhew teamed to defeat Orange’s Erinn and Shannon Sollars. It was the first match that the Sollars sisters have lost this year.

Ballenger has captured eight wins for Cedar Ridge this year. She has a 5-3 singles record.

On Thursday night, Cedar Ridge defeated Seaforth High in Pittsboro. Results from the match weren’t available at press time. The Red Wolves are 6-3 overall. They will return to action on Wednesday with a road trip to Person. On Thursday, they will travel to East Chapel Hill.

Orange 7, Roxboro Community School 0: Orange freshman Ellie Wilson won a three-set match in her first singles match as the Lady Panthers rolled past the Bulldogs in Hillsborough on Tuesday.

Playing at #4 singles, Wilson defeated Elizabeth Ess 7-5, 6-7 (5-7), 10-8 in a 10-point tiebreaker. The rest of the matches were dominance by Orange’s seniors. Erinn Sollars defeated Olivia Ess 6-1, 6-4. Shannon Sollars won at #2 singles over Aurora Bettendorf 6-0, 6-1. Makayla Davis, who won three matches last week in dual matches against Cedar Ridge and Person, defeated Olivia Goddard 6-2, 6-2.

Sophomore Molly Kruse won over Rachel Green 7-6 (7-1), 6-2. Sophomore Kyla Mehl completed an Orange sweep of singles matches with a victory over Kirklyn Owen 6-1, 6-1.

Erinn and Shannon Sollars won the only doubles match. They defeated Olivia Ess and Goodard 8-1.

So far this year, Erin Sollars has won ten matches for Orange. The Sollars sisters are 6-1 in doubles play. Shanon Sollars has won 13 overall matches, including a 7-1 record in singles action.

On Thursday, Orange won its first-ever conference match at Southern Alamance in Graham 9-0. Results of the match weren’t available at press time. The Lady Panthers are 7-3 overall, 3-2 in the CCC.

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