Saturday, February 26, 2011

Young Harris, Ga. – The North Greenville Crusader men’s and women’s tennis teams both won 6-1 decisions against Young Harris College of Georgia under pristine skies Saturday afternoon.   

The men’s team won both doubles matches, with Luis Campos and Timur Kamilov winning 8-3 at #1 and Fred Vieira and Kesha Sedov taking #2 8-5.  Kamilov won again at #1 singles 7-5, 6-1, Sedov lost at #2 5-7, 4-6, Luis Campos won at #3 6-2, 6-1, Luis Campos won at #4 6-2, 6-1, at #5 Fred Vieira won 6-3, 6-4 and Marcos Souza won 6-1 6-2 at #6,. 
The NGU men are now 3-2 on the season. 

The NGU women won handily over Young Harris 6-1, and Susan Lynn and Katherine Shaw won decisively 8-5 at #1 doubles.   Sarah Stanga and Salem Erni took #2 8-0.  Susan Lynn won #1 singles 6-4, 6-4, Salem Erni won 6-2, 6-2 at #2, Katherine Shaw took #3 6-2, 6-0, Sarah Stanga won 6-0, 6-0 at #4 and Victoria Gomez was a 6-1, 6-2 winner at #5. 
The Crusader women also raised their record to 3-2. 

“This was probably a match we should have won much easier than we did, but we managed to struggle some,” said NGU Coach mark Elliot.  “We will have to improve a great deal by next Saturday when we play a good Tusculum team out of the South Atlantic Conference at 1:00 p.m. at the Greer Tennis Academy.”