2017-05-18 / Sports

Regionals begin Friday for area tennis teams

By Sports Staff


Grand Blanc’s Kayla Grundy will compete at No. 1 Singles during the Div. 1 regionals at Saginaw Heritage. 
Photo by Austin VanDaele Grand Blanc’s Kayla Grundy will compete at No. 1 Singles during the Div. 1 regionals at Saginaw Heritage. Photo by Austin VanDaele Div. 1 at Saginaw Heritage

Grand Blanc will compete at the Div. 1 regional at Saginaw Heritage on Friday, facing Davison, Carman- Ainsworth, Grand Ledge, Holt, Lapeer, Midland Dow, Saginaw, Saginaw Heritage and Traverse City West. Dow is ranked No. 2 in Div. 1 and it, along with Holly, Grand Blanc and Heritage have the seeds at every flight. With all of its flights earning top-four seeds for the tournament, Grand Blanc looks to have a good shot at advancing to the state meet. The Lady Bobcats sit at 9-1 overall and 8-1 in league play this season.

Teams have to win, place second or earn 18 points in order to advance to the state meet. The winner and runner up at No. 1 Singles earn automatic berths.

Grand Blanc’s lineup includes Kayla Grundy at No. 1 Singles, Ava Dunlap at No. 2, Loren Nelson at No. 3 and Lucy Burau at No. 4. Doubles teams include Sydney Lushin/Lily Yang at No. 1, Mckenzie Borg/Emma Alexander at No. 2, Mary Hardenberg/ Madison Roberts at No. 3 and Cammi Lucia/Ashley Trinidad at No. 4.

Div. 3 at Haslett

Goodrich will compete at the Div. 3 regional at Haslett this season, facing No. 8-ranked Flint Powers, Corunna, Eaton Rapids, Fowlerville, Haslett, Lansing-Eastern and Williamston. Goodrich lost to Corunna 7-1 already this season.

Teams have to win, place second or earn 18 points in order to advance to the state meet. The winner and runner up at No. 1 Singles earn automatic berths.

Goodrich’s lineup includes Katelyn Mullane at No. 1 Singles, Kaylee Hopkins at No. 2, Halle Moore at No. 3 and Hannah Girling at No. 4. Doubles tandems are Veronica Roberts/Paige Walker at No. 1, Sophia Holt/Morgan Swett at No. 2, Allison Wood/Cassidy Bartowiak at No. 3 and Maggie Brownrigg/Heidi Rivera at No. 4.

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