Pfeiffer Tennis Competes in Conference Carolinas Fall Tournament; Watson wins B flight
September 16, 2013
SUMTER, SC – The Pfeiffer women’s team competed in the Conference Carolinas Fall Tournament hosted by the Palmetto Tennis Center and performed well. A host of Lady Falcons advanced deep into the competition, led by Hannah Watson who won the “B” flight of singles competition.
Watson didn’t lose a set in four matches and easily cruised to the win in the finals over Julia Moreira, 6-1; 6-0. In other singles action, Olivia Nelms defeated teammate Valeria Mendoza in the quarterfinals of the “A” bracket before falling in the semifinals to top-seeded Corin Hallman of Erskine. Taylor Lindsay also advanced to the semifinals of the bracket. Melinda Athay advanced to the semifinals in the “C” competition.
In doubles action, Helms and Watson went to the “A” semifinals and were defeated by teammates Lindsay and Mendoza, who went to the finals but fell to the top-ranked pair of Mika Goyette and Halman. Brianna Oliver and Mylene Petitpas advanced to the “B” semis and Melinda Athay and Kaleigh Featherstone went to the “C” semifinals.
The Falcons return to action on Friday, Sept. 20 when they kick off the regular season with a trip to Queens at 2 p.m.