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ValkyriesTennis Downed By Trojans At Home

Photo taken by Makaylah Plemmons
Photo taken by Makaylah Plemmons

SPARTANBURG, S.C.- The Converse tennis team came up short against the visiting Anderson Trojans to start off their 2016-17 campaign falling 9-0 in non-conference action on Wednesday afternoon.

Converse battled tough at the No. 2 doubles with Taylor Parrott and Steffi Kong as the Valkyries dropped the set 8-5.  No. 1 and No. 3 doubles fell 8-1, 8-1.

Once again Taylor Parrott battled in singles dropping the first set 6-2 but rallied back before falling short 6-4 in the second.  Parrott trailed 5-1 before making her run at the No. 3 singles.

The Valkyries travel to Sumter, S.C. over the weekend September 16-18 for the Conference Carolinas Fall Tournament.

Anderson 9, Converse 0

Doubles:

1. Laura Dean/Rebecca Bruning (AU) def. Alex Schlesener/Morgan Trask | 8-1

2. Jacqueline Olivia/Delaney Wiggins (AU) def. Taylor Parrott/Steffi Kong | 8-5

3. Jennifer Holcombe/Elizabeth Beachy (AU) def. Mary Kaitlyn Flynn/Carlie Peeler | 8-1

Singles:

1. Dean (AU) def. Steffi Kong | 6-1, 6-1

2. Bruning (AU) def. Alex Schlesener | 6-0, 6-1

3. Olivia (AU) def. Taylor Parrott | 6-2, 6-4

4. Wiggins (AU) def. Morgan Trask | 6-0, 6-2

5. Holcombe (AU) def. Mary Kaitlyn Flynn | 6-0, 6-0

6. Gabrielle Dacaba (AU) def. Carlie Peeler | 6-2, 6-1