Rams bounce back

Published 2:17 pm Friday, August 26, 2011

AHOSKIE – Ridgecroft School bounced back quickly.

The Lady Rams secured a 6-3 tennis win over Gates County High School Thursday to redeem a season-opening setback.

Ridgecroft won four of the six singles matches and then claimed a pair of doubles’ contest to claim the victory.

Miller Bryant remained perfect for the season as she downed Norah Tyler 8-1 in a battle of number two seeds. Third-seeded Roxie Daniels then topped Sarah Miller by a final of 8-4 for the Rams.

In the battle of number one seeds, it was Gates County’s Alyson Owens who claimed the win as she topped Ridgecroft’s Katy Futrell 8-3.

The number four seed battle saw Lady Red Baron Arnesha Eason defeat Ridgecroft’s McKenzie Quattlebaum 8-5.

Ridgecroft won the final two singles matchups as Amber Bracy beat Reshanah Walton 8-2 at number five and sixth seeded Hennie Larabee topped Jackie Wiggins 8-1.

Bryant and Futrell picked up a win in the top-seed doubles matchup as they beat Tyler and Miller by an 8-3 count.

Gates County came back to win the second seeded battle with Owens and Eason edging Daniels and Quattlebaum 8-5.

Ridgecroft won the final matchup of the day with Bracy and Elizabeth Joyner defeating Walton and Wiggins 8-6.