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USC gains 4-3 win in girls tennis

By Staff | Sep 25, 2020

Olivia Schwartz reaches high above her head for a return in her doubles match against TCU/Cleveland on Monday, Sept 21. USC won the tennis meet by a close 4-3 margin.

The United South Central girls tennis team continues to have one close match after another this season.

Last Monday, Sept. 21. The Rebel girls continued the streak, this time on the winning side, with a 4-3 victory over Tri-City United/Cleveland Co-op.

The Rebels won three of four singles matches and then added one doubles match win to take the win.

Delaney Weber started things off with a 6-1, 6-1, victory over Josie Plut at No. 1 singles.

At No. 2 singles, USC’s Alyson Swanson also scored a win over Monserrat Ruiz, 6-1, 6-3.

Kelsie Chapman also scored a victory at No. 3 singles, downing Morgan Mueller, pulling out a close first set 7-5, then coming back with a 6-0 shutout in the second set.

It was the doubles team of Lauren Zebro and Macy Zebro who added a fourth Rebel win at No. 1 doubles, downing Gabby Prochaska and Savannah Overn, 6-3, 6-3.

Elizabeth Romano lost to Sami Tiede at No. 4 singles. After falling 6-3 in the first set, Romano lost a close 7-6 second set.

At No. 2 doubles, Olivia Schwartz and Hanna Olson won their first set 7-6, then fell 6-3, 6-3, in the next two sets, to Emma Traener and Mackenzie Holmbo.

USC’s Brooklyn Yokiel and Danielle Kirkiede lost 6-3, 6-3, to TCU/CC’s Allie Schley and Savannah Squires at No. 3 doubles.