Ridgecroft wins fourth

Published 4:21 pm Monday, September 13, 2010

MURFREESBORO – Win number four wasn’t an easy one.

The Ridgecroft School varsity tennis team battled with Faith Christian School and came out with a 6-3 victory here Thursday.

Caroline Bowman

The Lady Rams won four singles matchups and a pair of doubles’ contests to improve to 4-1 early this season.

Ridgecroft number one seed Caroline Bowman got things started well with a straight set 6-0, 6-0 win over Theresa Hall.

Alex Riddick, the number two seed for the Rams, followed with a win over Kristin Watson by identical counts of 6-3.

Third-seeded Katie Futrell also secured a win for the Lady Rams as she defeated Samantha Gurganus 6-3 and 6-3. Fourth seed Miller Bryant got the final victory in singles competition when she stopped Catherine Cherry 6-1 and 6-0.

Faith Christian won the final two singles’ contests when Meghan Catt edged Roxie Daniels 7-6 and 6-0 in the number five spot and Ashley Knight beat McKenzie Quattlebaum 6-0 and 6-1 in the number six matchup.

Bowman and Riddick secured a win in the top-ranked doubles competition as they beat Hall and Watson 8-4.

Futrell and Bryant followed with an 8-2 win over Gurganus and Cherry.

In the third-seeded contest, Knight and Catt edged Daniels and Quattlebaum by a final of 9-7.

The win boosted Ridgecroft to 4-1 as they head into today’s (Tuesday) contest at Gates County High School.