Monday, May 16, 2016
Westfield High School
The Lady Bulldogs pulled out an exciting 3-2 win over Westfield on Monday evening. At 1 doubles, Gabby Cherry and Brie Baxter fought back after being down 1-4 in the first set, to win 7-5,6-1. Lauren Benagh continued her steady play in beating a quality opponent 6-3,7-5. At 1singles, Maddie Shannon fell to an All-State caliber player 6-2,6-0. At 2 doubles, they played solid tennis but fell 6-4,6-3. With the match tied at 2 all, the deciding point came down to Peighton Dobbins. After dropping the first set 6-3, Peighton stormed back to win the 2nd set 6-0. After a back and forth 3rd set, Peighton was down 4-5, love-40, and was one point from dropping the match, but like many times before, she kept battling, forcing a tiebreaker. She ended up winning the tiebreaker 7-3!
Lapel, 16-3, will be back in action tonight for Senior Night! (Hopefully) results are listed below.
Lapel 3 Westfield 2
1S- Laura Moore (W) def Maddie Shannon (L) 6-2,6-0
2S- Peighton Dobbins (L) def. Emma Clary (W) 3-6,6-0,7-6(7-3)
3S- Lauren Benagh (L) def. Maya Majors (W) 6-3,7-5
1D- Gabby Cherry + Brie Baxter (L) def. Hana Lutz + Jessica Schroeder (W) 7-5,6-1
2D- Sara Zaloudek + Claire Thurlow (W) def. Emma Bush + Tonya Riffey (L) 6-4,6-3