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Lady Hawks earn conference win over Piedmont

Heather Tabor won at No. 4 singles and No. 2 doubles in Huntingdon's win over Piedmont on Saturday.
Heather Tabor won at No. 4 singles and No. 2 doubles in Huntingdon's win over Piedmont on Saturday.

By Chuck Tidmore

Sports Informaton Assistant 

 

MONTGOMERY, Ala, -- The Huntingdon women's tennis team defeated Piedmont 7-2 in Saturday's USA South Athletic Conference match.

The regionally ranked Lady Hawks earn their 13th win of the season and sit second in the USA South West Division with a 5-1 conference record. Piedmont falls to 3-4 in conference play and 7-10 overall.

Huntingdon jumped out to a 3-0 lead after taking all three doubles matches. The No. 3 team of Josie Waddell and Kacey Stephens cruised to an 8-0 win while the No. 2 team of Heather Tabor and Caroline McBroom won 8-2.

The No. 1 doubles team of Dusty Catala and Mariah Bastos won 8-6 to complete the doubles sweep.

In singles play, Huntingdon won four matches to take the win. Josie Waddell (No. 2) won 6-4, 6-1, Mariah Bastos (No. 3) won 6-2, 7-6 (7-3), Heather Tabor (No. 4) won 6-1, 6-3 and Clayton Waring (No. 6) won 6-2, 6-0.

The Lady Hawks will play Maryville College on Sunday at Wesleyan College. Match time is set for 2:30 p.m.

 

Match results

Singles

No. 1: Morgan Buchholz (PC) def. Dusty Catala (HC) 6-1, 6-4

No. 2: Josie Waddell (HC) def. Amanda Blackwell (PC) 6-4, 6-1

No. 3: Mariah Bastos (HC) def. Simona Floyd (PC) 6-2, 7-6 (7-3)

No. 4: Heather Tabor (HC) def. Durden Smith (PC) 6-1, 6-3

No. 5: Karina Rivera (PC) def. Caroline McBroom (HC) 6-3, 6-3

No. 6: Clayton Waring (HC) def. Valeriya Zhurakovskaya (PC) 6-2, 6-0

 

Doubles

No. 1: Bastos-Catala (HC) def. Buchholz-Blackwell (PC) 8-6

No. 2: Tabor-McBroom (HC) def. Rivera-Smith (PC) 8-2

No. 3: Waddell-Stephens (HC) def. Tabea Soelter-Tattiana Burkett (PC) 8-0

 

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