CCS Girls Netters Head to State

Chargers Defeat Boyd Buc, 4-0

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Chattanooga Christian girls defeated Boyd Buchanan, 4-0, Thursday at the Brainerd Tennis Courts in a D-I A-AA Tennis Sectional Championship.

The Chargers won all four matches in straight sets to improve to 12-1 on the season.

CCS will play for the state title in BlueCross Spring Fling XX next week in Murfreesboro, May 21-22.

D-I A-AA Sectional Match

CCS Girls 4, Boyd Buchanan 0


1 Ellie Henry (CCS) def. Katie Delay, 6-2, 6-4 

2 Hannah Henry (CCS) def. Makenna Thomas, 6-2, 6-3

4 Gracie Smith (CCS) def. Shelby Brown, 6-0, 6-1

5 Caraline Redberg (CCS) def. Peyton Miller, 6-0, 6-1

Order of Finish: 5-4-2-1 

Records: CCS (12-1), Boyd-Buchanan (15-2)


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