Lady Titans fall to Hickory in regular-season finale

McDowell's Mary Grace Smith lunges for the ball during a recent tennis match.

The McDowell Lady Titan tennis team fell 9-0 to Hickory in the regular-season finale Wednesday at home.

McDowell finishes 3-9 overall and 0-6 in Northwestern 3A/4A Conference play. The Lady Titans travel to South Caldwell, the conference’s other 4A school, for the two-team conference tournament next Tuesday.

None of the singles matches were close.

Top seed Paige Shaw fell 6-0, 6-0. Second seed Madi Smith fell 6-1, 6-1. Mary Grace Smith lost 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3.

Savanna Miller fell 6-0, 6-1 at the fourth seed. Claire Hollifield fell 6-1, 6-1 at the five spot. Hanna-Jo Stephenson lost 6-1, 6-3 at No. 6.

In doubles, Shaw and Madi Smith fell 8-5. Miller and Mary Grace smith lost 8-1. McDowell defaulted in the final doubles match.

Get today’s top stories right in your inbox. Sign up for our daily newsletter.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.