From the NCHSAA:
DEFENDING SINGLES CHAMP HAYNES OF ASHEVILLE MOVES CLOSER TO 3-A CHAMPIONSHIP
BURLINGTON– Defending singles champion Adrienne Haynes of Asheville had two convincing victories on Friday and moved closer to another title in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 3-A women’s tennis championships at the Burlington Tennis Center.
Haynes dropped only one game in four sets to move into a Saturday morning semifinal against Lauren Scism of Shelby Crest. In the other semifinal, Sarah Jiang of Cox Mill, the state singles runner-up in both 2012 and ’13, faces West Henderson’s Savannah Smith.
Asheville also advanced the doubles team of Kristie Kim and Mary Hamrick into the semifinals, with the duo’s opening round win a tough three-set victory over Ellen Yu and Joy Stouffer of Chapel Hill.
NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
2015 3-A WOMEN’S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Burlington Tennis Center, Burlington
Elizabeth Sutton (Eastern Wayne) def. Emily Figman (Weddington) 6-0, 6-0; Savannah Smith (West Henderson) def. Julianne Hall (Cameron Union Pines) 6-1, 6-2; Sarah Jiang (Concord Cox Mill) def. Megan Dyer (Corinth Holders) 6-0, 6-0; Natalie Lutz (Kings Mountain) def. Tanya Slehria (Fayetteville Terry Sanford) 6-3, 6-2; Lauren Scism (Shelby Crest) def. Carter Jeurgens (Northern Guilford) 3-6, 6-2, 6-3; Payton Holt (West Rowan) def. Caroline Harris (Hampstead Topsail) 2-6, 6-1, 6-2; Adrienne Haynes (Asheville) def. Megan Smith (Cameron Union Pines) 6-0, 6-0; Rachel Zubrinsky (Waxhaw Marvin Ridge) def. Carmen Jordan (Hampstead Topsail) 7-6 (1), 7-6 (4).
Smith (West Henderson) def. Sutton (Eastern Wayne) 6-2, 6-1; Jiang (Cox Mill) def. Lutz (Kings Mountain) 6-0, 6-0; Scism (Crest) def. Holt (West Rowan) 6-3, 6-1; Haynes (Asheville) def. Zubrinsky (Marvin Ridge) 6-0, 6-1.
Savannah Smith (West Henderson) vs. Sarah Jiang (Concord Cox Mill)
Lauren Scism (Shelby Crest) vs. Adrienne Haynes (Asheville)
Brenna Bryant-Chandler Brice (Rocky Mount) def. Ashley Robinson-Andrea Brenk (Concord) 6-2, 6-1; Gabby Kmiec-Carolina Coch (Chapel Hill) def, Hannah Farmer-Shruti Patel (Enka) 6-4, 6-0; Sarah Merrill-Jillian Paris (Weddington) def. Sabrina Johnson-Casey Belom (Pikeville Charles B. Aycock) 6-1, 6-0; Huda McGraw-Sophia McGraw (Fayetteville Terry Sanford) def. Kendall Gilliam-Mary Elaine Bridges (West Henderson) 6-0, 6-0; Mary Beth Jackson-Hailee Haymore (Cameron Union Pines) def. Ellie Hunt-Jenny Kerley (Hickory St. Stephens) 6-1, 6-0; Taylor Freeman-Sarah Richardson (Thomasville Ledford) def. Liz Short-Kate Hanson (Wilson Fike) 6-1, 6-3; Kristie Kim-Mary Hamrick (Asheville) def. Ellen Yu-Joy Stouffer (Chapel Hill) 6-2, 4-6, 6-4; Eliza Fike-Mary Blair Thompson (Rocky Mount) def. Ryleigh Burns-Hannah Scott (Waxhaw Marvin Ridge) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3.
Bryant-Brice (Rocky Mount) def. Kmiec-Coch (Chapel Hill) 7-6(2), 2-6, 6-0; H. McGraw-S. McGraw (Terry Sanford) def. Merrill-Paris (Weddington) 3-6, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4); Jackson-Haymore (Union Pines) def. Freeman-Richardson (Ledford) 6-1, 6-2; Kim-Hamrick (Asheville) def. Fike-Thompson (Rocky Mount) 6-2, 6-3.
Doubles—Semifinals, Saturday 9 am
Brenna Bryant-Chandler Brice (Rocky Mount) vs. Huda McGraw-Sophia McGraw (Fayetteville Terry Sanford)
Mary Beth Jackson-Hailee Haymore (Cameron Union Pines) vs. Kristie Kim-Mary Hamrick (Asheville)
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