MAIDEN’S HUFFMAN TAKES SINGLES CROWN, LAKE NORMAN CHARTER TEAM WINS DOUBLES
CARY — Zoe Huffman of Maiden claimed the singles championship in convincing fashion on Saturday in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 2-A women’s tennis championships at the Cary Tennis Center.
Huffman took the state title with a 6-0, 6-4 victory over Lauren Bush of Lake Norman Charter, after winning an earlier semifinal match Saturday morning of Rachel Rice of Durham School of the Arts 6-0, 6-4.
Olivia Archer and Hannah Archer of Lake Norman Charter made it two state championships in a row, as the Archers swept past Kayla Honeycutt and Kathyrn Rusher of Salisbury in straight sets at love.
Lake Norman Charter had two singles players and two doubles teams qualify for the state championships, and all advanced to Saturday semifinals with Bush in singles and the victorious doubles team getting to the finals.
NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
2015 2-A WOMEN’S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Cary Tennis Center, Cary
Lauren Bush (Lake Norman Charter) def. Lauren Loveless (Lake Norman Charter) 6-2, 6-2; Zoe Huffman (Maiden) def. Rachel Rice (Durham School of the Arts) 6-0, 6-2.
Huffman (Maiden) def. Bush (Lake Norman Charter) 6-0, 6-4.
Kayla Honeycutt-Kathyrn Rusher (Salisbury) def. Zoe Panizza-Emily Chrisman (Lake Norman Charter) 6-1, 6-1; Olivia-Archer-Hannah Archer (Lake Norman Charter) def. Sarah Yuan-Annie Xie (NCSSM) 6-1, 6-0.
O. Archer-H. Archer (Lake Norman Charter) def. Honeycutt-Rusher (Salisbury) 6-0, 6-0.