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Lady Mustangs sweep, but Wildcat boys return the favor
4.13 SEHS tennis
Kalie Adams gets ready to finish off South Effingham’s sweep of Richmond Hill. - photo by Photo submitted

The South Effingham girls tennis team swept Richmond Hill, with top singles seed Jessie Kessler beating Emily Stephens 6-2, 6-4, Allison Williford taking No. 2 singles from Fiona Baer 4-6, 6-4 and 6-1 and Courtney Edenfield downing Sofia Donleavy 6-1, 6-1 at No. 3 singles.

The Lady Mustangs top doubles team of Katherine Perrin and Cassie Hiatt beat Emily Li and Cristina Rodriguez 6-4, 6-4. Kalie Adams and Raven Giles topped Nicole Dupasquier and Lauren Tavitayakun 6-0, 6-2.

Richmond Hill’s boys won 5-0, and they did not drop a game in singles play. Michael Zhu beat Geoff Beecher at No. 1 6-0, 6-0, Chris Noonburg repeated the feat against Sam Barber at No. 2 singles and Jason Trankle completed the feat at No. 3 singles over Ryan Kessler.

Nic Balas and Ethan Lane beat Tyler Jenkins and Shane Jenkins 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 doubles, and John Rush and Kyle Guither beat Austin Kuster and Nick Edel 6-0, 6-1 at No. 2 doubles.