Prep Tennis AAA: Soddy Daisy Girls Edge Siegel, 4-2; Advance to State

Friday, May 19, 2017 - by B.B. Branton
From left to right: Shelby Noe, Liv Crawley, Taylor Stults, Bailey Coyner, Kaitlynn Holland
From left to right: Shelby Noe, Liv Crawley, Taylor Stults, Bailey Coyner, Kaitlynn Holland

The Soddy Daisy girls tennis team won its third straight title Thursday at Champions Club edging visiting Siegel, 4-2, to earn a spot in next week’s state tournament in Murfreesboro.

The victorious Trojans led 3-2 after singles with wins from Olivia Crawley, Shelby Noe and Bailey Coyner.

Crawley-Coyner then clinched the team win with an 8-2 pro set at No.1 doubles.

AAA Boys: Siegel defeated Cleveland, 4-2, to hand the Blue Raiders (13-1) their first loss of the season.

Soddy Daisy Girls 4, Siegel 2

Olivia Crawley (SD) def. Joy Chanthanaley, 6-2, 6-1

Shelby Noe (SD) def. Alyssa Coley, 7-5, 6-3

Bailey Coyner (SD) def. Emalee Hale, 6-2, 6-4

Savannah Morti (Siegel) def. Taylor Stults, 6-1, 6-4

Heather Kounthspanyq (Siegel) def. Kaitland Holland, 6-3, 6-3

Doubles

Craley-Coyner (SD) def. Coley-Chatthanalay, 8-2



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