Baylor Netters Blank GPS, 7-0

Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Baylor girls swept doubles and singles to defeat host GPS,7-0, Wednesday in a non-region high school tennis match.

The two teams meet in a region match May 6 at Baylor.

In improving to 10-1 on the season, Baylor won all six singles matches in straight sets.

At No.1 singles, two- time defending state singles champion Samantha Caswell defeated Michelle Fleenor,6-2, 6-2.

Baylor has now won 10 straight matches against GPS, since losing to the Bruisers in the 2010 state finals.

Baylor 7, GPS 0

Doubles:

S. Caswell/Morgan (B) def. Fleenor/McBrayer 8-3

H. Caswell/Petty (B) def. Bandy/Simms 8-5

Crumbliss/Hawkins (B) def. Stratienko/Hammond 8-1

Singles:

Samantha Caswell (B) def. Michelle Fleenor 6-2, 6-2

Harper Caswell (B) def. Jenne McBrayer 6-2, 6-1

Maggie Crumbliss (B) def. Maddox Bandy 6-2, 6-1

McCall Morgan (B) def. Danielle Simms 6-0, 6-1

Drew Hawkins (B) def. Annalisa Stratienko 6-1, 6-2

Ashton Jenne (B) def. Virginia Hammond 6-2, 6-4

Records: Baylor (10-1, 1-0)

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


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