Fort Mill and Nation Ford tennis teams lose in 1st round

November 4, 2013 

Nation Ford’s Suzanna Goss returns a serve during the Lady Falcons’ opening round playoff match against Dorman.

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— Both the Nation Ford and Fort Mill girl’s tennis teams were knocked out of the playoffs in the first round.

Nation Ford, a one-seed after winning the Region III title, fell to Dorman, a four-seed, 4-2.

Head coach Anne Lamba knew her team was going to have a fight on their hands after a tiring season.

“The girls are worn out,” Lamba said. “It’s been a long season. The girls have been giving their all.”

Getting wins for Nation Ford in the match against Dorman were No. 3 singles Jordan Sawyer winning in a third-set tie breaker 7-5, 3-6, 1-0 and No.5 singles player Darby Trull, also winning in a third-set tie breaker 5-7, 6-2, 1-0.

No. 1 singles Suzanna Goss lost 6-4, 6-0 in straight sets, as did No. 2 singles Lauren Schneider 6-1, 6-2.

No. 4 singles Tanashia Thomas also fell 6-1, 6-2; as did the only doubles team playing in Susie Clark and Annie Morgenstern 6-2, 6-1.

Despite the earlier exit, Lamba said she was very proud of her team.

“It was a great season,” she said.

A third-seed, Fort Mill fell to Spartanburg, a No. 2 seed, in the first round losing 6-0.

All five singles matches by the Lady Jackets were straight sets losses and only Mya Reeves and Jamie Davis won a set, but still fell in a third set tie-breaker 0-6, 6-4, 0-1.

No. 1 singles Rachel Brooks fell 6-1, 6-3 and No. 2 singles Reagan Paff lost 6-1, 6-2. No. 3 singles Ellie Prain and No. 5 singles Matea Milojkovic had the closes matches. Prain lost 6-1, 7-5 and Milojkovic lost 6-3, 7-5.

No. 4 singles Jessica Zahn also lost 6-3, 6-2. ]

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