BANDYS SINGLES PLAYER TAKES CHAMPIONSHIP;
SALISBURY DUO DOWNS DEFENDING DOUBLES CHAMPS
CARY — Cassidy Shell of Catawba Bandys earned the singles championship on Saturday afternoon in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 2-A women’s tennis tournament at the Cary Tennis Center.
Shell defeated Nancy Bridges of Shelby 6-2, 6-0 in the title match. Shell had beaten Anni Neiss of Franklin in the semifinals while Bridges outlasted Hannah Archer of Lake Norman Charter in three sets.
The Salisbury doubles team of Alexandra Drye and Madeline Hoskins took the state championship by beating the defending champs, Taylor Snowden and Emma
McLeod, in the final.
NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
2013 2-A WOMEN’S STATE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Cary Tennis Center, Cary
Singles — Semifinals
Cassidy Shell (Catawba Bandys) def. Anni Neiss (Franklin) 6-1, 6-2; Nancy Bridges (Shelby) def. Hannah Archer (Lake Norman Charter) 4-6, 6-1, 6-4.
Singles — Championship
Shell (Bandys) def. Bridges (Shelby) 6-2, 6-0.
Doubles — Semifinals
Taylor Snowdon-Emma McLeod (Brevard) def. Kayla Honeycutt-Anna Flynn (Salisbury) 6-3, 6-4;Alexandra Drye-Madeline Hoskins (Salisbury) def. Danielle Sawyer-Olivia Shaheen (Carrboro) 6-0. 6-1.
Doubles – Championship
Drye-Hoskins (Salisbury) def. Snowdon-McLeod (Brevard) 6-1, 6-2.