Wilkes Tops RC Women's Tennis 7-2

Madeline Herring
Madeline Herring

The Basics
Wilkes 7, Roanoke 2
Roanoke 1-1 | Wilkes 2-0
Hilton Head, S.C.

The Lead: Wilkes topped Roanoke 7-2 in women's tennis action on Sunday in Hilton Head, S.C.

How it Happened:

  • Sarah Malone and Dasha Yakhnis of Wilkes broke open the scoring by topping Madeline Herring and Kelly MacCluen 8-2 in No. 3 doubles.
  • RC tied the match when Janny Alvarado and Carolyn Kitsock topped Dagney Markle and Alexa Cieri at No. 3 doubles.
  • Wilkes would take No. 1 doubles to lead 2-1 heading into singles play, where they would win at No. 6, No. 4 and No. 1 to clinch the match.
  • RC's lone win in singles came from Alvarado who downed Rachel Thomas 6-3, 5-7, 7-2. at No. 5.

Up Next: The Maroons will play Baldwin-Wallace at 1:30 p.m. in Hilton Head, S.C. on Monday.