Northgate sweeps Chapel Hill

The Northgate tennis teams closed out the regular season with a sweep of Chapel Hill.

Northgate's girls won 5-0, while the boys held on for a 3-2 victory .

Northgate was scheduled to play Region 4-AAAAA foe Mt. Zion next Monday, but the Bulldogs have already announced they are forfeiting the matches to the Vikings.

Against Chapel Hill, the Lady Vikings won all five of their matches in straight sets. In singles, Danielle Rankin won 6-3, 6-0, while Ally Chenowith and teammate Mary Salyards didn't drop game, both winning 6-0, 6-0.

The doubles team of Sarah Edwards and Sarah Guilot won their match 6-1, 6-0. Also in doubles, Lauren Handley and Lauren Schexnayder won 7-5, 6-3.

In boys action, the Larry Sloan easily won his singles match 6-0, 6-0. Cole Chenowith also rolled to a 6-1, 6-0 victory.

The Vikings also picked up a win from doubles partners Andrew Kelley and Peyton Thomas with their 6-1, 6-4 decision.

In the only matches to go three sets, Nate Taylor lost 4-6, 6-0, 8-10, and the doubles team of Daniel Blocker and Nathan Potter lost 7-5, 5-7, 10-12.

Northgate's next matches will be to open the Region 4-AAAAA tournament at home.

The boys will play on April 15 and the girls on April 17.



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