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Lady Hawks remain unbeaten in conference play

Josie Waddell won at No. 2 singles and teamed with Caroline McBroom to win at No. 2 doubles in Wednesday's match with LaGrange. (Photo by Wesley Lyle)
Josie Waddell won at No. 2 singles and teamed with Caroline McBroom to win at No. 2 doubles in Wednesday's match with LaGrange. (Photo by Wesley Lyle)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon women's tennis team improved to 4-0 in conference play with a 7-2 win over LaGrange College on Wednesday.

Huntingdon (7-3) leads the West Division of the USA South with a 4-0 record. Overall, the Lady Hawks have won seven of their last eight matches.

Against LaGrange (6-6, 0-1 USA South), Huntingdon won all three doubles matches to take a 3-0 lead. The No. 1 team of Mariah Bastos-Dusty Catala won 8-4, the No. 2 team of Josie Waddell-Caroline McBroom won 8-5 and the No. 3 team of Heather Tabor-Kacey Stephens won 8-4.

Waddell's 2-6, 6-0, 6-4 win at No. 2 singles and Bastos' 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 3 singles put Huntingdon ahead 5-2 and clinched the match. McBroom's 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 5 and Stephens' 6-1, 6-2 win at No. 6 rounded out the singles victories.

Huntingdon hosts Albany State on Thursday at 2 p.m.

 

Match Results

vs. LaGrange College

Singles

No. 1: Jenna Eppes (LC) def. Dusty Catala (HC) 6-2, 6-4

No. 2: Josie Waddell (HC) def. Elizabeth Knott (LC) 2-6, 6-0, 6-4

No. 3: Mariah Bastos (HC) def. Liz Minick (LC) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2

No. 4: Jia Lee (LC) def. Heather Tabor (HC) 6-3, 6-3

No. 5: Caroline McBroom (HC) def. Denney Meigs (LC) 6-0, 6-1

No. 6: Kacey Stephens (HC) def. Carli Jones (LC) 6-1, 6-2

 

Doubles

No. 1: Catala-Bastos (HC) def. Eppes-Knott (LC) 8-4

No. 2: Waddell-McBroom (HC) def. Minick-Meigs (LC) 8-5

No. 3: Tabor-Stephens (HC) def. Jones-Lee (LC) 8-4