Women's Tennis: Panthers lose road matches at Covenant and Piedmont

Women's Tennis: Panthers lose road matches at Covenant and Piedmont

The LaGrange women's tennis team lost on the road to USA South foes Covenant on Saturday and Piedmont on Sunday. The losses did not count in the conference standings.

Covenant, ranked 18th in the Atlantic South Region, blanked the Panthers 9-0. Piedmont topped the Panthers 6-3. In the Piedmont match, Jia Lee and Carli Jones won at #3 doubles. Liz Minick won at #3 singles as did Lee at #4 singles.

The Panthers play a USA South match Wednesday at Huntingdon.

Results

Covenant 9, LaGrange 0

Doubles
1. Aly Hall/Esther Eddy (CC) def. Jenna Eppes/Elizabeth Knott (LC) 8-2
2.  Claire Luger/Gracie Smith (CC) def. Liz Minick/Denney Meigs (LC) 8-2
3.  Jennie Spielman/Annie DeLuca (CC) def. Jia Lee/Carli Jones (LC) 8-5

Singles
1. Aly Hall (CC) def. Jenna Eppes (LC) 6-0, 6-1
2.  Annie DeLuca (CC) def. Elizabeth Knott (LC) 6-1, 6-2
3.  Claire Luger (CC) def. Liz Minick (LC) 6-4, 6-3
4.  Esther Eddy (CC) def. Jia Lee (LC) 6-3, 2-6, 11-9
5.  Gracie Smith (CC) def. Denney Meigs (LC) 6-1, 6-0
6.  Jennie Spielman (CC) def. Carli Jones (LC) 6-0, 6-3

Exhibition
McKenzie Jones (CC) def. Betsy Markham (LC) 8-4

Piedmont 6, LaGrange 3

Doubles
1.  Morgan Buchholz/Amanda Blackwell (PC) def. Jenna Eppes/Elizabeth Knott (LC) 9-8 (7-5)
2.  Durden Smith/Karina Rivera (PC) def. Liz Minick/Denney Meigs (LC) 9-7
3.  Jia Lee/Carli Jones (LC) def. Simona Floyd/Tabea Soelter (PC) 8-4

Singles
1.  Morgan Buchholz (PCW) def. Jenna Eppes (LCW) 6-1, 6-1
2.  Amanda Blackwell (PCW) def. Elizabeth Knott (LCW) 6-3, 6-2
3.  Liz Minick (LCW) def. Durden Smith (PCW) 7-5, 6-4
4.  Jia Lee (LCW) def. Simona Floyd (PCW) 6-1, 6-3
5.  Karina Rivera (PCW) def. Denney Meigs (LCW) 6-1, 6-3
6.  V. Zhurakovskaya (PCW) def. Carli Jones (LCW) 6-4, 7-5

Exhibition
 Betsy Markham (LC) def. Tabea Soelter (PC) 9-7