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Gray Stone tennis posts critical win over North Stanly

On Sept. 6, the Gray Stone women’s tennis team traveled to North Stanly for a battle between two teams who were undefeated in Yadkin Valley Conference.

Gray Stone opened the season with five wins in a row, losing to Cox Mill in a non-conference matchup Aug. 23. The Knights then won four YVC matches in a row heading into the match with North.

The Comets were 6-0 heading into the match — all in conference play.

The two teams split singles but the visiting Knights swept doubles to improve to 9-1 on the season and 9-0 in YVC play with the 6-3 win.

Singles

  1. Emma Bost (GS) d. Andi Billingsley 6-3, 6-3
  2. Faith Wang (NS) d. Lilley Brookeshire  7-6 (7-4), 0-6, 1-0 (10-3).
  3. Mia Taggart (GS) d. Elithe Hudson 6-3, 6-1
  4. Ella Hedenskog (GS) d. Josie Luther 6-2, 6-0
  5. Katie Earnhardt (NS) d. Kate VanHorn 3-6, 6-4, 1-0 (11-9)
  6. Vanna Vang (NS) d. Jordan Loflin 6-3, 6-0

Doubles

  1. Bost / Brookshire (GS) d. Hudson / Wang 10-2
  2. Taggart / Hedenskog (GS) d. Billingsley / Luther, 10-4
  3. Alexa Bolin / Jenna Robinson (GS) d. Earnhardt / Vang, 8-4