North, South netters both win
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 4:00 AM
LINDEN – North Montgomery’s tennis team was at home for the first time this season on Monday night. They gave their home fans a reason to celebrate with a 4-1 win over Lafayette Jefferson.
Mary Jackman and Megan Merica won at No. 2 and No. 3 singles. The teams of Scout Groves / Jennifer Guard and Sydney Utterback / Lexi Thomas took care of doubles wins.
North Montgomery (2-2) is at home again Wednesday when Fountain Central pays a visit.
North Montgomery 4, Lafayette Jefferson 1
Niki Lunakova (LJ) def. Kenzie Neal 7-5, 3-6, 6-3; Mary Jackman (NM) def. Sam Preston 6-1, 6-0; Megan Merica (NM) def. Arianna Tomass 6-1, 6-1; Scout Groves and Jennifer Guard (NM) def. Abney Trout and Mo Braden 7-5, 6-1; Sydney Utterback and Lexi Thomas (NM) def. Rileigh McTageat and Olivia Fee 6-3, 6-1
The Southmont tennis team picked up a nice win Monday over Turkey Run, 5-0. Kennady Black, Cora Waddell and Hope Lighty swept singles action. The teams of Katie Rosentrete / Kelly Tucker and Sophie Reimondo / Jane Scheidler breezed through the Warriors as well.
Southmont (2-2) is on the road Thursday when the girls visit Rockville for a 4:30 p.m. start.