Prep Roundup: Vikings win first league tennis match
Northern Vance picked up its first 3-A Big Conference tennis win Monday with a 7-2 victory at J.F. Webb.
Northern hosts Cedar Ridge Wednesday.
NORTHERN 7, WEBB 2
No. 1 — NV’s Rachel Riddle def. Paige Downing, 8-3.
No. 2 — NV’s Caroline Oakley def. Lina Lue, 8-3.
No. 3 — NV’s Imani Simmons def. Melissa Phelps, 8-3.
No. 4 — NV’s Meredith Stevenson def. Lauren Keith, 8-4.
No. 5 — JFW’s Josie Salisbury def. Jazman White 9-8.
No. 6 — NV’s Blair Kimbrell def. Morgan Williams, 8-6.
No. 1 — NV’s Riddle and Oakley def. Downing and Lue, 8-2.
No. 2 — NV’s Simmons and Stevenson def. Phelps and Keith, 8-3.
No. 3 — JFW’s Salisbury and Williams def. White and Kimbrell, 8-6.
Northern soccer defeated in Raleigh
The Northern Vance varsity soccer team fell 6-0 at perennial conference and state power Cardinal Gibbons Monday after trailing 3-0 at halftime.
“From our side, I don’t think it that’s bad,” Northern Vance head coach Razvan Tegean said of the result. “I’ll take that as a plus for our group this year.”
Northern goalkeeper Thomas Knight finished with 18 saves on the night.
The Vikings lost 3-1 Friday to Franklinton with the Red Rams’ final tally coming late in the match.
Joseph Sharpe had the goal for Northern.
Franklinton won the previous match with the Vikings, 6-0.
Northern (4-5-0, 1-1) hosts Southern Durham Wednesday.