Cowgirls tennis lassoes Red Raiders
Southwest Guilford swept all the singles matches on the way to topping host T. Wingate Andrews 8-1 on Thursday.
Singles winners for the Cowgirls were Erin Shelton, Maggie Jermyn, Sophia Nagy, Catherine Jobe, Hannah Mills, Srijana Chhetri. Vy Bui/Stephanie Ajibola and Kristen Taylor/Meenu Immaneni won for Southwest in doubles.
The doubles team of Hannah Snyder and Hannah Wade posted the only win for the Red Raiders in their season opener.
Andrews plays host to Ragsdale on Monday.
ASHEBORO 8, S. GUILFORD 1
ASHEBORO — Avion Harris picked up the lone win for Southern Guilford in an 8-1 loss Thursday at Asheboro.
The Storm (0-1) play again Monday at Ledford at 4:30 p.m.
LEDFORD 8, E. DAVIDSON 1
WALLBURG – Ledford won all but one singles match and defeated rival East Davidson 8-1 on Thursday.
Singles winners for the Panthers were Taylor Freeman, Erin Crotts, Emma Caroline Russell, Sarah Richardson and Katie Wilson. Freeman/Elizabeth Stroup, Crotts/Russell, and Richardson/Wilson swept the doubles matches.
Brooklyn Hopkins took a singles match for the Golden Eagles.
Ledford, which opened the season with a 9-0 win over North Forsyth, improved to 2-0 and opens conference play against visiting Southern Guilford on Monday,
SW GUILFORD 5, NE GUILFORD 1
HIGH POINT – Southwest Guilford opened the season with a 5-1 victory over visiting Northeast Guilford on Thursday.
Nick Lugo scored two goals, and Holden Hmiel, Jeremy Cronin and Brian Jobe added one each for the Cowboys. Lugo, Jack Purcell and Mitchell Gardner each had an assist.
Kyle Shina grabbed two saves in goal for Southwest while Chase Bradshaw had one.
TRINITY 6, THOMASVILLE 1
TRINITY – Daniel Newcomer scored three goals and Eddie Torreblanca added two as Trinity topped Thomasvile 6-1 on Thursday.
Luis Aguilar added the other goal for the Bulldogs. Hunter Dean was credited with two assists, with Chase Faircloth, Brandon Cole and Alex Garrison having one each.
Tony Gonzales scored the only Thomasville goal.
AT HOPE VALLEY CC
DURHAM – Cecily Overbey shot a 1-over-par 37 to take medalist honors, but Durham Academy took teams honors in a dual match on Thursday at Hope Valley Country Club.
Durham finished with a 140 total to win by seven shots. Other counting scorers for Wesleyan were Erica Hamilton (51) and Michaela Hicks (59).
Wesleyan returns to action on Tuesday, when it plays High Point Central at Blair Park.
AT PINE BROOK CC
WINSTON-SALEM — Glenn finished in the middle of a five-team match Thursday at Pine Brook Country Club.
The Bobcats were third with a 154, trailing Reagan with a 121 and Elkin with a 140 but beating Northwest Guilford with a 156 and Mount Tabor with a 157.
Taylor Strassburg led Glenn with a 49, tying for seventh, while Savannah Gilbert added a 50 in ninth.
WESLEYAN DEF. SW GUILFORD
HIGH POINT — Welseyan Christian topped host Southwest Guilford 25-16, 25-13, 25-17 on Thursday.
The Trojans (3-0) played well all-around, coach Lindsay Hall said. Jordan Richmond had five kills and 12 digs for the Cowgirls (1-2).
Wesleyan plays again Saturday in an all-day tournament at Providence Day. Southwest plays Monday at home against Eastern Guilford.
VILLAGE CHRISTIAN DEF. HP CHRISTIAN
FAYETTEVILLE – Village Christian topped High Point Christian 25-17, 25-20, 17-25, 25-23 on Thursday,
Leaders for HPCA (1-1) included Sydney Rowan (11 kills, 19 digs), Olivia Owen (six aces) and Rachel Cox (21 assists).
HPCA plays again Saturday in an all-day tournament at Providence Day.
TRINTY DEF. SE GUILFORD
TRINITY – Trinity swept visiting Southeast Guilford 25-8, 25-14, 25-21 on Thursday.
Leaders for the Bulldogs included Erin Hodges (19 service points, six aces, Casey Davis (13 service points, two aces and 11 kills) and Shay Felder (six assists).
AT SANDY RIDGE
COLFAX — The Wesleyan Christian boys and Southwest Guilford girls teams won during a five-team meet at Wesleyan’s future school site.
The Trojans boys had 40 points, trailed by Southwest Guilford with 45, Western Guilford with 73, Walkertown with 75 and High Point Home Educators with 143.
The Cowgirls won with 28 points, followed by Western Guilford with 45 and Wesleyan with 63.
In the boys race, Southwest Guilford’s Zachary Patel won with a 18:48.49. Wesleyan’s Ben Hostetler was second, followed by Bradley Davis in fourth and Michael Ashburn in sixth. Southwest’s Nolan Patrick was fifth.
In the girls race, which was won by Western Guilford’s Cassidy Harding, Southwest’s Carmen Davis was second, Kayleigh Kellum fifth, Claudia Lugo sixth, Kostantina Sarrimanol seventh, Mollie Grose eighth, Megan Shina ninth and Kyle Jones 10th. Wesleyan’s Maddie Cashion was fourth.