AUGUSTA Ga. – The Jaguar Men's and Women's Tennis teams took care of the Young Harris Mountain Lions on Sunday afternoon to take two wins in the Peach Belt Conference Dual Match at Newman Tennis Center.
The No. 43 GRU Augusta Women's Tennis team improved to 10-6 overall and 4-4 in the Peach Belt Conference with their 8-1 win over the Mountain Lions.
YHC's Ann-Sophie Porry defeated Aida Castany in number one singles, after the Jaguars trumped the Mountain Lions in doubles play to take three straight. Starting with Roberta Oliveira, the Jaguars won five consecutive singles meetings – sparking the offense. GRU Augusta's Maria Nadal won 6-1, 6-0 in the last singles match to give her team an 8-1 final over YHC.
Ranked No. 23 in the nation, the Jaguar men handled the No. 46 Mountain Lions in a 7-2 dual-match win to move to 13-4 overall and 3-2 in the league. Guillherme Frias did the same as the YHC women team and got the number-one singles victory. The Jaguars shadowed their ladies when they five consecutive themselves in route to the 7-2 final.
The men and women continue PBC play with a dual match at No. 1 Armstrong this Monday, March 31 in Savannah, Ga., at 1:00 p.m.
WOMEN'S TENNIS: GRU Augusta 8, Young Harris 1
1. Ann-Sophie Porry (YHC) def. Aida Castany (GRUAWT) 6-2, 6-3
2. Roberta Oliveira (GRUAWT) def. Diana DiMarco (YHC) 6-3, 6-2
3. Gisela Font (GRUAWT) def. Karyna Plastun (YHC) 6-4, 6-0
4. Maria C. Pimentel (GRUAWT) def. Kadie Hudgins (YHC) 6-0, 6-0
5. Julie Fontaine (GRUAWT) def. Victoria Herndon (YHC) 6-2, 6-0
6. Maria Nadal (GRUAWT) def. Sarah Mallett (YHC) 6-1, 6-0
1. Aida Castany/Marie Vin (GRUAWT) def. Ann-Sophie Porry/Diana DiMarco (YHC) 9-8
2. Roberta Oliveira/Julie Fontaine (GRUAWT) def. Kadie Hudgins/Victoria Herndon (YHC) 8-1
3. Maria C. Pimentel/Gisela Font (GRUAWT) def. Carolina Hernandez/Karyna Plastun (YHC) 8-5
MEN'S TENNIS: GRU Augusta 7, Young Harris 2
1. Guilherme Frias (YHCM) def. Romain Ferreria (GRUAMT) 7-6, 6-1
2. Victor Cabellos (GRUAMT) def. Brecht Vangrinsven (YHCM) 6-4, 6-1
3. Romain Brunie (GRUAMT) def. Sebastian Edin (YHCM) 6-2, 6-1
4. Victor Guimaraes (GRUAMT) def. William Edin (YHCM) 6-2, 6-2
5. Joao Freitas (GRUAMT) def. Abel Pigache (YHCM) 6-2, 4-6, 10-4
6. Gustav Anderson (GRUAMT) def. Raul Quevedo (YHCM) 6-1, 7-5
1. Victor Cabellos/Victor Guimaraes (GRUAMT) def. Guilherme Frias/Raul Quevedo (YHCM) 8-2
2. Romain Ferreria/Romain Brunie (GRUAMT) def. Sebastian Edin/William Edin (YHCM) 8-5
3. Abel Pigache/Sebastian Dartnell (YHCM) def. Joao Freitas/Maxime Coulomb (GRUAMT) 9-8