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May 2, 2013

Ada girls win 5A regional title

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Bixby —

Byng also posted a second-place finish at No. 2 Doubles by Kaitlyn Atkeson and Lanie McGaha. The pair fell to the team of Olivia Chorvat and Lauren Hjelm from Metro Christian in the finals by scores of 6-2, 4-6, 6-3. McGaha and Atkeson have combined for an impressive 32-4 record so far this season.

At No. 1 Doubles, the Lady Pirates’ combination of Andrea Burnsworth and Sam Jones earned a hard-fought 6-7, 7-6, 6-2 win over the team from Seminole for third place. Burnsworth and Jones now have a 21-14 record this year.

In No. 1 Singles play, Byng’s Hannah Fortner settled for fourth place after dropping a 6-4, 6-2 decision in the third-place match to Seminole’s Danielle Wadkins. Fortner is 18-20 on the season.

The Lady Pirates will play in the Class 4A State tournament Friday and Saturday at the Oklahoma City Tennis Center.

 

Monday’s Results

GIRLS

CLASS 4A REGIONAL

At LaFortune Park • Tulsa

Team Standings

1. Metro Christian 45

2. BYNG 39

(tie) Oklahoma Bible Academy 39

4. Seminole 33

Byng Individual Results

No. 1 Singles – Danielle Wadkins (Seminole) def. Hannah Fortner (Byng), 6-4, 6-2 for 3rd place

No. 2 Singles – Kalina Popova (Byng) def. Hannah Jackson (OBA), 6-1, 6-3 for championship

No. 1 Doubles – Andrea Burnsworth/Sam Jones (Byng) def. Clark/Allison (Seminole), 6-7, 7-6, 6-2 for 3rd place

No. 2 Doubles – Olivia Chorvat/Lauren Hjelm (Metro Christian) def. Kaitlyn Atkeson/Lanie McGaha, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 for championship

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