Baylor Girls Complete Season Tennis Sweep With Win Over GPS

Lady Red Raiders Sweep All Matches In Victory Over Rival Bruisers

Saturday, May 1, 2021
The Baylor girls tennis team completed a season sweep of GPS on Friday on the Bruisers' home courts.
The Baylor girls tennis team completed a season sweep of GPS on Friday on the Bruisers' home courts.
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The Lady Red Raiders traveled across town to take on the GPS Bruisers in a season ending rivalry matchup this week, claiming the win 7-0 and the season sweep.  Fighting for the early lead, the Red Raiders earned the doubles point and took command of the evening, sweeping all three doubles matches. 

The top-seeded Baylor duo of Helen Guerry and Ensley Collins, both freshmen, started the scoring with an 8-6 win over the Bruiser’s tandem of Mary Katherine Johnson and Caroline Clark. Junior teammates Agda Laakso and Samantha Kate Helton held tight at the number two position, defeating GPS sisters Olivia and Ava Scotchie by an 8-6 margin as well. 

The final doubles match saw sophomore Gabby Czarnecki and freshman Claire McOmie capture a tight match against Chloe Nicola and Erin Ensign at 9-8 (7-2).

The singles matchups were led by Baylor ace and Finland product Agda Laakso who claimed the victory at the top spot, winning 6-0, 6-0 against Caroline Clark.  Helen Guerry and Ensley Collins added  6-2, 6-2 and 6-1,6-1  victories over Ava Schotchie and Mark Johnson respectively to secure the team victory.

Gabby Czarnecki came out on top 6-4, 6-3 defeating Olivia Scotchie, while Claudia Finely fell to GPS’ Chloe Nicola in three sets , 2-6, 6-0, 6-4.  Claire McOmie avenged an early season loss claiming a 2-6, 6-0, 6-0 over Erin Ensign to make the final match score 6-1 in favor of the Lady Raiders.

Baylor will travel to Ensworth to compete in the state tournament quarter finals in two weeks. 


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