Bartlett's Jen Grooms
Text and photos by Steev Riccardo
WEBSTER - The Bartlett Indians girls’ tennis squad won its second straight match, defeating the Auburn Rockets 4-1 at the Bartlett High School tennis courts on Wednesday (April 11) afternoon.
In singles matches, the Indians’ Jen Grooms handled the Rockets Noor Kahdary 6-1, 6-1 in impressive fashion and teammate Amanda Stephens topped Jess Leger 6-2, 7-5 in a competitive battle.
Indians senior co-captain and top singles player Brenda Sundara lost to the Rockets top player Jeanelle Wheeler 6-1, 6-2 in a tough match that was a lot closer than the score indicated. It was a heated battle in a match that featured a host of heavily contested long volleys.
The number one Indians’ doubles team of senior co-captain Miranda Smith and sophomore Indre Naujokaite stopped the Rockets team of Sam Lemus and Sam Bilnas 6-0, 7-6. Bartlett’s number two doubles team of Kellie Duquette and Katie King stopped Jess Bylund and Maria Coughlin 6-4, 6-3.
The Indians are 2-0, while the Rockets fell to 2-3 in Southern Worcester County League play.
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- Thursday, 12 April 2012
- Posted in Categories: : Sports