Dalton Tennis Women Defeat Snead State, 8-1

Saturday, February 08, 2014 - by Bob Beavers
Dalton State doubles #1 - Chelsea Powell and Sophie Winter
Dalton State doubles #1 - Chelsea Powell and Sophie Winter

The Dalton State women’s tennis team (2-1) captured their first home match Saturday.  Sneed State from Boaz, Al was the 8-1 victim. 

The Roadrunners started with a sweep of all three doubles contests.

Laura Winter and Chelsea Powell (DS) at #1 doubles handled Samantha Dooley and Lucy Bradley, 8-2. Diana Narino and Daniela Sanchez (DS) at #2 defeated Sydney Garner and Rachel Farmer, 8-2.  Alejandra Bejarano and Lyndsay McCutchen (DS), at #3, downed Amanda Bertoldi and Mary Owen, 8-4

Dalton State captured five of six in singles.

#1 Winter (DS) bested Dooley, 6-1, 6-1

#2 Sanchez (DS) defeated Farmer, 6-0, 6-1

#3 Narino (DS) downed Bradley, 6-3, 6-0

#4 Powell (DS) 0ver Garner, 6-3, -6-0

#5 Bejarano (DS) handled Bertoldi, 6-2, 6-1

#6 Courtney Moore (SS) then bested McCutchen, 6-2, 4-6, 6-7, (6)

Both Dalton State tennis teams travel to Tusculum College in Greenville, TN for their next match. Action on Sunday, February 16, begins at 2:30 p.m.

Six of Tusculum’s seven women’s players are from Georgia.


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