Girls Tennis Wins Regular Season Finale
September 30, 2013Bryan High School
Bryan Girls Extend Streak to 19-2
September 28, 2013, Bryan -- After seven straight shut out victories, the Bryan Girls Tennis Team ran into a very good Lima Central Catholic team (13-4). But as they've done nearly all year, the Lady Bears found a way to win as the edged the Lady Thunderbirds 3-2 in Bryan's final regular season match.
It was Bryan's singles players who proved to be the difference in the match as the Lady Bears outscored their counterparts 36-7. Linda McDonagh led Bryan at the number one spot with an impressive 6-1, 6-2 win over Meredith Bruno. Tiffany Short only dropped two games at second singles in her 6-1, 6-1 defeat of Natalie Patricio-Agosto while Megan Steel followed suit at third singles with a 6-0, 6-2 win against Sophia Venturella.
At first doubles, it was 2012 district qualifiers Liz Kidd and Emily Janowski over Bryan's Jessica Wittler and Mikayla Borland 6-2, 6-3. The Lady Bears' Trista Savage and Kendra Wheeler were defeated at second doubles 6-2, 7-5 by the Lady Thunderbirds' Allison Hullinger and Kacey Bradshaw.
At JV, Elizabeth Huard and Elizabeth Hoene were winners for Bryan.
The Lady Bears continue their state tournament run as they play for a spot in the Sweet 16 Tuesday at home against Sandusky Perkins.
1st - Linda McDonagh (B) def. Meredith Bruno (LCC): 6-1, 6-2
2nd - Tiffany Short (B) def. Natalie Patricio-Agosto (LCC): 6-1, 6-1
3rd - Mikayla Borland (B) def. Sophia Venturella (LCC): 6-1, 6-1
1st - Liz Kidd/Emily Janowski (LCC) def. Jessica Wittler/Mikayla Borland (B): 6-2, 6-3
2nd - Allison Hullinger/Kacey Bradshaw (LCC) def. Kendra Wheeler/Trista Savage (B): 6-2, 7-5
Regular Season Record: 17 - 2
Overall Record: 19 - 2