The Nation Ford girls’ golf team split a three-way match beating Rock Hill, but falling to Gaffney.
The match was played at Springfield Golf Club. Gaffney won the match with a 190 as a team and Rock Hill shot a 250. Nation Ford is now 3-3 on the season.
Nation Ford shot a 209 as a team and was led by Vivian Harris, who was the medalist in the match with a 40. Following Harris’ score for the Falcons was a 52 from Sara McCaskill and a 58 from Katie Griggs. Both Sarah Tran and Fharren Coleman each shot a 59, with only one of their scores counting towards the Falcons’ total.
The Falcons have a busy week ahead of them according to their schedule as they travel to York to play at Spring Lake Golf Club today and then host a head-to-head match Sept. 17 against rival Fort Mill.
Catawba Ridge beat both Fort Mill and Northwestern in a three-way match at Tega Cay Golf Club. The Copperheads shot a 172 and were led by a 41 from Katherine Mann and Alyia Santiago. Eillen Zeoli shot a 44 and Kate Gilmer shot a 46 to round out the scoring for Catawba Ridge.
Fort Mill shot a 206 in the match and Northwestern shot a 221. Leading the way for Fort Mill was MacKenzie Finn with a 44, followed by a 52 from Kinsley Delcourt and a pair of 55s from Emily Broshious and Greycen Baker. Fort Mill is 4-1 on the season and Catawba Ridge is now 3-0.
The Falcons girls’ tennis team beat Clover 4-2 Tuesday with a 4-2 win. Three of the four wins for Nation Ford were in straight sets. Winning for the Falcons were Vanessa Cardona at No. 1 singles 6-4, 6-1; Alexandra Cardona at No. 2 singles 6-0, 6-3; Meera Patel at No. 4 singles 6-3, 7-5 and Neha Arunprakash at No. 5 singles 6-3, 2-6, 10-4. Nation Ford is now 4-0 on the season.
Fort Mill tennis improved to 4-1 on the season with a 6-0 win over Gaffney. All six wins for the Jackets were in straight sets. Winning for Fort Mill was – No. 1 singles Madison McCarty 6-1, 6-1; No. 2 singles Katie Pierson 6-1, 6-0; No. 3 singles Sophie Bennett 6-0, 6-2; No. 4 singles Rachel Templeton 6-2, 6-2 and No. 5 singles Bristol Kershaw 6-2, 6-1. Clara Lake and Katie Hill won in No. 2 doubles 6-0, 6-4.
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