Notre Dame Girls Claim Region 4 Tennis Title

Friday, May 9, 2014

The Notre Dame girls tennis team went on the road Thursday and came away with their second region title in three years with a 4-0 win against Merrol Hyde Magnet School in Hendersonville.

The Irish improved to 14-1 and face Boyd Buchanan (11-3) next week for the sectional title. The winner advances to the Spring Fling state tournament in Murfreesboro, May 21-24.

Notre Dame was the 2012 state champions.

 Notre Dame Girls 4, Merrol Hyde 0

Sarah Joyce (ND) def. Calli Brooks, 6-0, 6-0

Danika Dorris (ND) def. Lauren Henrich, 6-4, 6-1

Sarah Faith Ingell (ND) def. Mary Welch, 6-1, 6-2

Mary Margaret Haywood (ND) def. Autumn Puckett, 6-1, 6-0

Katie Lamsey (ND) vs. Kora Garrett (MH) did not finish

ND (14-1)

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