Undefeated Broughton, the 2009 state 4-A girls dual-team tennis champion, is at home today against 18-2 Panther Creek. Green Hope (19-1) is hope against Greenville Rose (17-1).
Here are the full results from the 4-A Mideast girls individual tennis tournament. Green Hope's Melissa Kandinata won the singles competition while Broughton's Katie and Maggie Kane won doubles.
The top four in each will move on to state competition set for this weekend.
Here are area first-round NCISAA 3-A girls team tennis scores from Saturday. The second round continues on Tuesday.
Area teams in bold.
The NCISAA 3-A girls team tournament begins on Saturday, Oct. 23. The semifinals and finals will be played at St. Mary's School in Raleigh.
Here are the area teams' first-round match-ups with the area team in bold.
The N.C. High School Athletic Association dual-team tennis tournament begins Tuesday, Oct. 20.
Undefeated Broughton, the 2009 state 4-A champion, opens at home against Wilmington Hoggard (10-4). Tri-Nine winner Green Hope (18-1) is at home against Durham Riverside (13-4) while Piedmont Athletic champ East Chapel Hill (17-3) is at home against Fayetteville Britt (12-2). Clayton (15-2 and the top seed from the Greater Neuse) is home against Apex (12-4).
Read more for the complete pairings.
Final Tri-Nine Conference girls tennis standings
2. Panther Creek: 17-2, 14-2
3. Apex: 12-4, 12-4
4. Athens Drive: 11-8, 8-8
5. Cary: 9-9, 7-9
T-6. Fuquay-Varina: 9-10, 6-10
T-6. Holly Springs: 10-10, 6-10
8. Lee County: 5-13, 3-13
9. Middle Creek: 0-16, 0-16
Regional qualifiers in BOLD.
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Here are the results after the first day of action at the Tri-Nine girls tennis championships, held at the Cary Tennis Center. The semifinals are expected to start around 2 p.m. today.
Melissa Kandinata, senior, Green Hope girls tennis
Melissa Kandinata, ranked the third-best senior girls tennis player in the state, has committed to the University of Richmond.
The Green Hope girls tennis team kept its unblemished record intact on Thursday by holding off conference rival Panther Creek 7-2. The Falcons, ranked fourth in the state's 4-A poll, are 7-0 overall and 5-0 in the conference.