GOLDSBORO –The Lady Knights’ doubles tennis tandem of Conner Brisson and Savannah Lee have moved into the third round of the state’s Class 2-A Mid-East Regionals after a pair of victories on Friday at Herman Park in Goldsboro.
First up across the court for West Bladen was a duo from South Granville, and the Lady Knights quickly dispatched the Lady Vikings team by the scores of 6-2 and 6-0.
Next up on the other side of the net for West Bladen was a pair of Lady Wildcats from Eastern Randolph. Once again, it took minimal time to push their opponent aside, as Brisson and Lee took the match by the scores of 6-1 and 6-1.
On Saturday, the West Bladen duo will face their stiffest test in the doubles tournament when they take on a team from N.C. School of Science & Math in the third round.
Lady Eagles fall
The East Bladen pair of Jayme LeeAnn Frady and Ting Lin found the going a bit tougher on Friday in Goldboro when they fell to a team from Bartlett Yancey in the first round by the scores of 6-1 and 6-0.
It was the Lady Eagles’ first regional berth of any kind on school history.