EHS Beats Robinson, 8-1

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Published on October 5 2012 12:48 pm
Last Updated on October 5 2012 12:48 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham High School handed Robinson an 8-1 loss in Apollo Conference tennis action Thursday.

The Hearts swept the doubles play and picked up five of the six singles matches. Winning singles were Lauren Hoekstra at No. 1 by blanking her opponent 6-0, 6-0, Claudia Vinuela-Ayllon at No. 3, also winning 6-0, 6-0, Kaitlyn Gurley at No. 4, 6-2, 6-4, Shelby Funneman at No. 5, 6-0, 6-1 and Emma Kull at No. 6, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3.

In doubles play, Madisson Haake and Gurley won 6-4, 6-1, Hoekstra and Vinuela-Ayllon won 6-1, 6-0 and Funneman-Kull won 5-7, 6-3, 6-2.

At Robinson

Singles

No. 1 -- Hoekstra (E) defeated Escabada (R), 6-0, 6-0

No. 2 -- Haake (E) defeated Avery (R), 6-4, 6-2

No. 3 -- Vinuela-Ayllon (E) defeated Henry (R), 6-0, 6-0

NO. 4 -- Gurley (E) defeated  Grove (R), 6-2, 67-4

No. 5 -- Funneman (E) defeated Kirkland (R), 6-0, 6-1

No. 6 -- Kul (E) defeated Buchanan (R), 4-6, 6-1, 6-3

Doubles

No. 1 -- Haake-Gurley (E) defeated Avery-Kirkland (R), 6-4, 6-1

No. 2 -- Hoekstra-Vinuela-Ayllon (E) defeated Escabada-Henry (R), 6-1, 6-0

No. 3 -- Funneman-Kull (E) defeated Grove-Brittney Fuller (R), 5-7, 6-3, 6-2

Exhibition

Bethany Vail-Gabby Klein (E) defeated Marisa Koester-Melissa Jenkins (R), 6-4; Brook Taylor-Emily  Harp (R) defeated Kaylee Fred-Megan Allen (E), 6-4; Tori Sims-Ashley Workman (E) defeated Elizabeth Sweet-Jordan Mikeworth (R), 6-4; Paige Dill-Miranda Johnson (E) defeated Allison Kite-Caroline Vermilyia (R), 6-1; Lillie Hargis-Aviana Beckes (R) defeated Olivia Miller-Savannah Blake (E), 6-2; Vail-Klein (E) defeated Amy Watts-Tori Courtney (R), 6-3; Allen-Fred (E) defeated Lynnzie Tardiff-Makayla Hargrave (R), 6-1; Allen-Fred (E) defeated Kelsey Hetzler-Tanieka Stephens (R), 6-0; Sims (E) defeated Koester (R) 6-4

Effingham blanked Greenville in competition Tuesday for its fourth sweep of the season.

The Hearts are now 7-4 on the season and will have their last dual match Tuesday when they will celebrate Senior Night. Seniors include Lauren Hoekstra, Madisson Haake, Kaitlyn Gurley and Gabby Klein.