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.
CLASS 4A REGIONAL
At LaFortune Park • Tulsa
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