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Converse Tennis Wins Battle Against King

Converse Tennis Wins Battle Against King

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Converse Tennis team came out victorious against the visiting King Tornado in Conference Carolinas action on Wednesday afternoon winning, 6-3.

THE BASICS

FINAL | Converse 6, King 3

LOCATION | Spartanburg, S.C. (Converse Tennis Complex)

RECORDS | Converse 6-9 (2-2), King 1-8 (0-5)

INSIDE THE BOXSCORES

Taylor Parrott clinched the match for the Valkyries at the No. 4 singles winning her match 6-3, 6-2.  Parrott moves to 7-10 on the season.

Steffi Kong breezed through her match winning 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 singles.  Steffi moves to 6-8 on the season.

Kaitlin Knight and Taylor Parrott picked up the doubles win at No. 2 doubles with an 8-7 (7-5) comeback win.  The duo moves to 6-5 on the season.

Kaitlin Knight fought back down a set to win the second set 6-1 and the tiebreaker set 10-8 for her eighth win of the season.

THE RESULTS

Doubles:

1. Katya Cerny/Marianne Hull (KING) def. Steffi Kong/Alex Schlesener 8-5

2. Kaitlin Knight/Taylor Parrott (CONVERSE) def. Haley Maloney/Catherine Vezey 8-7 (7-5)

3. Morgan Trask/Carlie Peeler (CONVERSE) won by forfeit

Singles:

1. Steffi Kong (CONVERSE) def. Hull 6-1, 6-1

2. Vezey (KING) def. Alex Schlesener 6-4, 6-3

3. Kaitlin Knight (CONVERSE) def. Cerny 4-6, 6-1, 10-8

4. Taylor Parrott (CONVERSE) def. Ashley Salazar 6-3, 6-2

5. Maloney (KING) def. Morgan Trask 6-3, 2-6, 10-8

6. Abby Roth (CONVERSE) won by forfeit

UP NEXT

The Valkyries host Barton and Mount Olive on Friday and Saturday, March 24-25.  Converse takes on Barton at 3pm.