BANNER ELK, N.C. - The Converse Tennis team picked up their first Conference Carolinas win of the season defeating Lees-McRae 7-2 on the road on Friday afternoon. The Valkyries have won three straight and winners of five of the last six matches.
FINAL | Converse 7, Lees-McRae 2
LOCATION | Banner Elk, N.C. (LMC Tennis Courts)
RECORDS | Converse 5-8 (1-1), Lees-McRae 3-3 (0-1)
INSIDE THE BOXSCORE
Converse improves to 8-4 all-time against Lees-McRae and winners of the last six matches against the Bobcats.
Alex Schlesener and Taylor Parrott picked up three set victories after dropping their first sets. Schlesener fell 6-4 in the first, but would rebound with a 7-5 and 6-4 set to take No. 2 singles. Parrott dropped a 6-1 decision before winning the match 6-2, 6-1 at No. 4.
Steffi Kong fought to a three set defeat forcing the third set with a second set 7-5 win.
1. Green (LMC) def. Steffi Kong (CONVERSE) 6-0, 5-7, 6-3
2. Alex Schlesener (CONVERSE) def. Langmade 4-6, 7-5, 6-4
3. Kaitlin Knight (CONVERSE) def. Acklin 7-5, 6-3
4. Taylor Parrott (CONVERSE) def. Pierce 1-6, 6-2, 6-1
5. Morgan Trask (CONVERSE) def. Tittle 6-1, 6-1
6. Chapman (LMC) def. Abby Roth (CONVERSE) 6-2, 6-4
Converse will take on Southern Wesleyan in a Conference Carolinas macth on Saturday in Central, S.C.