LAURINBURG — Coach Atondra Ellis and her girls’ tennis team improved to 2-1 in Southeastern Conference play Thursday, defeating Hoke 7-2.
The Scots won all but one of their singles matches and swept the doubles affairs.
Camryn Ellis defeated Taylor Jacobs 6-1, 6-2 in No. 1 singles, then Anna Griswold won 6-1 6-1 over Alex Osorio in No. 2 singles. On court No. 4, Cheyanne Strong bested Alexa Burnett 6-1, 6-0 and on No. 5 Grace McIntyre swept Kamara Harris 6-1, 6-4.
The Bucks’ two singles wins came on courts Nos. 3 and 6. No. 3 Hannah Locklear outlasted Brooke Bathie in three sets, winning 6-1, 4-6, 12-10, and No. 6 Monica Maynor swept Kerrigan Campbell 6-4, 6-0.
In doubles, Ellis and Griswold took down Jacobs and Osorio 8-6 on court No. 1. In No. 2 doubles, Bathie and McIntyre beat Locklear and Burnett 8-5, and on court No. 3 the duo of Strong and Liza McIntyre edged Harris and Maynor 8-8 (10-8).
The Scots will return to the court Tuesday at Lumberton.
Scots volleyball snaps skid
PEMBROKE — The Scotland volleyball opened its Southeastern Conference slate with a sweep of Purnell Swett Thursday.
The Scots snapped a two-game losing streak, defeating the Rams on the road 25-17, 25-13, 25-13. The win improved Scotland to 5-4 (1-0) in the SEC while the loss dropped Purnell Swett 1-7 (0-1).
The victory wrapped up a three-game stretch in as many days for the Scots, who will host Pinecrest their next contest Tuesday.