Friday, November 6, 2009

Myers Park, Catholic move to dual team tennis finals

Myers Park's tennis team stopped previously unbeaten Greensboro Grimsley 5-4 Thursday to advance to the N.C. 4A dual team tennis championship Saturday at the Burlington tennis center.

The Mustangs (17-0) will play either Greenville Rose (13-0) or Raleigh Broughton (18-0).

Myers Park's Grace Baker, Jessica Perez and Anna Rickenbaker got singles wins as the two teams were 3-3 after singles play. In doubles, Baker and Perez won and Kelsey Sherck and Samantha Forlenza won to earn the win.

Catholic (20-4) beat Asheville (15-3) 9-0 in its 3A semifinal. Catholic will play Wilson Fike (20-3) or Chapel Hill (15-5) in the state finals at Burlington.