Tennis Wrapup: CA, CF, MB sweep their way to wins

Three Grand Strand girls tennis teams scored sweeps on Tuesday – Carolina Forest, Christian Academy and still-undefeated Myrtle Beach.

Fresh off their run to the finals of the Bishop England Fall Invitational, the Lady Seahawks (9-0) took a 6-0 victory over visiting region foe St. James.

No. 1 singles player Rachel Berkey had to go to a tiebreaker to get past Alex Delanowka 3-6, 6-1, 13-11, but No. 2 Jessie Dumas, No. 3 Bailey Deskins, No. 4 Emma Springs, No. 5 Paxton Gentry and the doubles team of Carolyn Gore and Catherine Truluck scored straight-sets wins to improve to 3-0 in region play.

Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach took a 7-0 sweep over host Conway. No. 1 singles Tatiana Harrelson, No. 2 Caroline Gore, No. 3 Grace Houghton, No. 4 Greer Haughton and No. 5 Chloe Parker won in straight sets. Doubles partners Kristasha Myers and Jade Cooper won in a pro set and Harrleson and Gore won by forfeit.

Carolina Forest swept South Florence for its first region win in two tries. No. 1 Hitomi Kobayashi, No. 2 Lydia Gouhin, No. 3 Jaden Nye, No. 4 Eva Vandoros and No. 5 Maddie Jones won their singles matches in straight sets, and doubles partners Drew Limpasuvan and Gouhin won in a pro set to clinch the sweep.

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