Salisbury’s Honeycutt Takes Singles Title In NCHSAA Women’s 2-A Tennis; Lake Norman Charter Doubles Team Rolls
CARY — Kayla Honeycutt of Salisbury took the state title in singles on Saturday afternoon in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 2-A women’s tennis championships at the Cary Tennis Center.
Honeycutt defeated Jessica Ille of Carrboro in the final, 6-3, 6-0.
Honeycutt had lost only one game in four sets in Friday’s action and then eliminated Shelby’s Nancy Bridges, the 2013 state 2-A singles runner-up and state champion two years ago, in a Saturday morning semifinal 6-2, 6-2.
The doubles team of Hannah Archer and Olivia Archer of Lake Norman Charter was dominant in its march to the championship. The Lake Norman Charter duo did not even lose a game in its first three victories, including a Saturday morning semifinal, and then won the state crown with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Lydia Yuan and Sara Yuan of Durham North Carolina School Science & Math.
NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
STATE 2-A WOMEN’S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Cary Tennis Center
Jessica Ille (Carrboro) def. Caroline Cowan (Kill Devil Hills First Flight) 6-1, 6-2; Kayla Honeycutt (Salisbury) def. Nancy Bridges (Shelby) 6-2, 6-2.
Honeycutt (Salisbury) def. Ille (Carrboro) 6-3, 6-0.
Lydia Yuan-Sara Yuan (Durham North Carolina School Science & Math) def.
Caroline Smith-Haley Beamon (Wilson Beddingfield) 6-3, 6-3; Hannah Archer-Olivia Archer (Lake Norman Charter) def. Grace Steinman-Kathryn Rusher (Salisbury) 6-0, 6-0.
Archer-Archer (Lake Norman Charter) def. Yuan-Yuan (NCSSM) 6-1, 6-1.