Clayton downs Garner in tennis
Clayton improved to 10-0 in Greater Neuse River 4A Conference tennis matches with a 7-2 girls tennis dual win over Garner on Wednesday. The Comets won five of six singles matches with Katherine Riley, Sydney Rushing, Stephanie Wilder, Hannah Kellum and Andrea Villasuso tallying the victories. Garner’s Nicole Root downed Maya Guha at No. 1 singles, 6-3, 6-3.
Clayton also beat Knightdale 9-0 on Monday.
Trojans’ winning streaks continue
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Garner and its standout freshman Kayla Ward extended their winning streaks in Greater Neuse River 4A Conference girls golf matches Tuesday with wins at River Ridge Golf Club.
The Trojans finished at 135 and Ward was the individual medalist in the nine-hole match with a 38. Clayton finished second at 144 and West Johnston was third at 153.
Alexis Eaddy carded a 49 for Garner in the win, while Tylor Whitley shot 51. Haley Talton led Clayton with a 41 and West’s Preslee Honeycutt shot 44.
Knightdale was fifth at 177 with Ivey Brooks’ 52 pacing the Knights. Southeast Raleigh was at 177 and East Wake shot 187. Taylor Dunn had a 57 for Southeast and Skylar Pritchett and Hannah Finch shared East Wake’s lowest score.
Corinth Holders second at Reedy Creek
Triton rolled to a big victory in the second Two Rivers 3A Conference girls golf match of the season Monday at Reedy Creek Golf Course. The Hawks posted a nine-hole total of 134 – 21 strokes ahead of runner-up Corinth Holders.
Triton’s Kathryn Elliott and Brooke Blackmon shared medalist honors with 44s. Peyton Labonte led Corinth Holders with a 45 and Lana Wang shot 52.
Smithfield-Selma was third at 157 and Cleveland shot 159. Parker Watson had a 46 for SSS and Cleveland’s Tabby Herzig shot 51. Sydney Wheeless led South Johnston (170) with a 50. Western Harnett was fifth at 160.