Prep Tennis

Prep Tennis: Northgate splits with Bremen

by Staff Reports

From Staff Reports
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Northgate’s boys tennis team bounced back from its first loss of the season on Tuesday by sweeping Bremen 5-0 in a non-region match at home.
The Lady Blue Devils, however, salvaged a split by defeating Northgate’s girls 4-1 despite a victory at No. 1 singles by Danielle Rankin.
Northgate returns to Region 4-AAAAA play on Thursday against Mt. Zion-Jonesboro at Clayton County Tennis Center.
All five of the Vikings’ lines won in straight sets on Tuesday against Bremen’s boys. Singles victories came from Hayden Victer (6-2, 6-2) over Nick Forrister, C.J. Evans (6-0, 6-4) over Cale Van Dyke and Larry Sloan (6-2, 6-3) over Jordan Leahey at respective positions.
Cole Chenowith and Derek Kinsch won 6-1, 6-4 at No. 1 doubles while Austin Horvat and Bharath Shankar dominated their No. 2 match, 6-1, 6-2.
Rankin led the Lady Vikings with a 6-3, 6-1 win over Lady Blue Devil No. 1 singles player Meg Cummings.

Lauren Handley (3-6, 2-6) and Hayley Hasberger (4-6, 3-6) were defeated at No. 2 and No. 3 singles, respectively, by Bremen teammates Charli Allen and Emily Cheshier.

Northgate’s No. 2 doubles team of Lauren Bowen and Mary Salyards dropped a 2-6, 5-7 decision to Bremen’s Wrenn Parrish and Charlotte Williams. Amy Salyards and Avery Weatherford lost 2-6, 1-6 to Elizabeth Knott and Alexis Nappi at No. 1 doubles.


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