High School Tennis

Northgate lineups sweep Whitewater

Northgate tennis teams never let Wednesday’s elements off the court — namely plummeting temperatures and wind gusts of over 20 mph — play much of a role in a pair of shutout victories over Whitewater at home in Region 4-AAAAA play.

Both boys and girls lineups played through without seeing a third set, with neither the Vikings nor Lady Vikings allowing more than four games to an opponent.

Teams quickly return to the court today for a showdown with 4-AAAAA rival Starr’s Mill at home.

Girls doubles teams dominated play against Whitewater with Northgate’s No. 2 pairing of Lauren Handley and Sydney Wells earning a 6-0, 6-0 shutout win.

At the No. 1 position, Sarah Edmonds and Sarah Guilot teamed for a 6-2, 6-0 victory.

All three Lady Vikings singles players also won in straight sets. At the No. 1 position, Danielle Rankin won 6-4, 6-1 while respective No. 2 and No. 3 players Hayley Hasberger and Ally Chenowith earned 6-2, 6-2 and 6-2, 6-4 decisions.

The Vikings’ No. 1 doubles team of Daniel Blocker and Alex Waldron led the way in a 5-0 victory over Whitewater’s boys. The duo won easily 6-0, 6-2.

In singles matches, Larry Sloan held off his Wildcat opponent 6-4, 6-4 at the No. 1 position. Cole Chenowith won 6-4, 6-2 at No. 2 singles while Nate Taylor added a 6-4, 6-1 victory at the No. 3 position.

Northgate’s other win came as a forfeit at No. 2 doubles.

In girls exhibition matches on Wednesday, Lauren Schexnayder won 8-0 in an 8-game pro-set.



More Sports

High School Football

Vikings take positives out of loss to Mundy's Mill

Northgate tried to take away as many positives from Friday's heartbreaking 41-34 overtime loss on the road to Mundy's Mill, as much as the e ... Read More


Local Golf

Whitton, Daniel win titles at Hurricane Junior

Coweta youth golfers turned in top performances at la s t we ekend's Hu r r icane Junior Golf Tour event at Whitewater Creek Country Club in ... Read More


Lady Cougars 12th at Atlanta Classic

The Newnan Cross Country teams competed Saturday Morning at the Atlanta Classic at Clinton Farms in Douglasville with the Lady Cougars finis ... Read More


College Football

Coweta standouts lead Mercer to first conference victory

LEXINGTON, Va. - Former Northgate High standout running back Alex Lakes rushed for 98 yards and two scores as Mercer held off VMI 27-24 on S ... Read More


High School Football

Cougars come up short on Homecoming

Despite a determined second half comeback, the Newnan Cougars were unable to keep up with South Cobb and quarterback Kylil Carter, falling 4 ... Read More

High School Football

Hawks fall in line, stay perfect in region play

The month of August was certainly a bummer for The Heritage School’s football team. But the Hawks may not want to turn the calendar ov ... Read More