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Girls Tennis Dominates Twice this Week

Junior Carolyn Tsung. (Andrew Barren’21/Media editor) 

After three victories the previous week, the Columbus Academy girls tennis team continued its success with two big wins against rivals Granville and Worthington Christian. With a record of 13-4, the Vikes look forward to their last regular match before the postseason tournament.

The Vikings travelled to Granville on Monday, September 23, to face the Blue Aces, easily cruising to a 5-0 victory. Junior Sydni Ratliff triumphed at first singles, beating her opponent 6-0, 6-0. Alex Graham’20 followed at second singles, winning 6-0, 6-0. Anna Chang’23 conquered her Granville rival 6-1, 6-1, while Lauren Motta’21 and Naomi Chen’23 steamrolled their competitors at first doubles, finishing with a 6-2, 6-2 win. Emily Motta’23 and Sophia Sommer’21 brought it home in second doubles with a 6-3, 6-1 victory.

The Vikes continued their winning streak on the road with a 4-1 win over Worthington Christian on Tuesday, September 24. Graham kicked off with a 6-2, 6-1 win, while Chang’23 sailed by her rival 6-0, 6-2. Chen defeated her opponent 6-1, 6-0, with juniors Lauren Motta and Carolyn Tsung following suit at first doubles, ending with a 6-1, 6-1 victory. Emily Motta’23 and Sommer’21 attempted to close the match with a win, but were edged out 2-6, 7-6, 1-0.

The Vikings face Wellington at home on Tuesday, October 1, before going up against Dublin Jerome at home for their last regular season match on Wednesday, October 2.

Our girls’ postseason begins with districts on Saturday, October 5, at CSG’s Kirk Campus. 


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