Three-Peat For Baylor Girls Tennis

Stop GPS, 4-1

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - by B.B. Branton

 

MURFREESBORO - - The Baylor girls tennis team completed a perfect season at 14-0 here Wednesday with a 4-1 win against GPS to claim the D-II AA state championship at BlueCross Spring Fling XX.

Led by No.1 Samantha Caswell, the Red Raiders - now winners of three straight state team titles - claimed the important doubles point (won two of three doubles matches), followed by winning three of six singles.

Other Red Raiders winners were Maggie Crumbliss and Drew Hawkins.

Last Team to Three-Peat: In the last decade - In D-II AA, GPS won three straight, 2006-07-08 ... In D-II A, Knox Webb has now won four straight, 2010-11-12-13 ... CCS in D-I A-AA won four straight, 2005-06-07-08 ...

Five Straight: St. Mary's has the girls state record with 5 - 1988-92

 D-II AAA Girls

Baylor 4, GPS 1

Doubles

Samantha Caswell-McCall Morgan (Bay)  def. Emma McCallie- Michelle Fleenor, 8-2

Mary Claire Spann-Hannah Morrow (GPS) def. Maggie Crumbliss-Harper Caswell (Bay), 8-4

Drew Hawkins-Christine Palisoc (Bay) def.  GPS, 9-7

Singles

Samantha Caswell (Bay) def. Emma McCalle, 6-4, 6-1

Michelle Fleenor (GPS) def. Harper Caswell, 6-1, 7-5

Maggie Crumbliss (Bay) def. Hannah Morrow,6-4, 7-5

Drew Hawkins (Bay) def. Jennis McBrayer. 6-2, 6-3

 

contact B.B. Branton at william.branton@comcast.net

 

 

 

 



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