SAGINAW — The Carman- Ainsworth girls’ tennis team had an impressive season down the stretch and showed improvement with every match played. Their run came to an end on Thursday at regional No. 8- 1, hosted by Saginaw Heritage.
At No. 1 Singles, J’Lynn Corder defeated Bay City Central’s Sunni Nix, 6-2, 6-1, before falling to Grand Ledge’s Lauren Sharp. Cionna Orr drew a bye at No. 2 Singles and then fell to Heritage’s Katie Flegenheimer, 1-6, 0-6, while Rachel Alexander was beaten at No. 3 Singles by Heritage’s Kate Hurtig, 1-6, 6-2, 0-6. At No. 4 Singles, Ashleigh King took down Davison’s Raquel Spence, 7-5, 7-6(6) and then lost to Heritage’s Alexandria McAnelly, 0-6, 1-6.
Brianna Hudson/Hunter McFadden were ousted at No. 1 Doubles by Danielle Boudiab/Celine Coffka of Heritage, 4-6, 2-6, and Whitney Reynolds/Sarah Hyde fell to Olivia Velarde/Idara Ubong of Grand Blanc at No. 2 Doubles, 2-6, 0-6. At No. 3 Doubles, Christina Berry/Kayla Davis were knocked out by Grand Ledge’s Sydney Rieske/Diana Thompson, 1-6, 0-6, while Taylor McFadden/Ashley Whidbee lost to Davison’s Ciara Fromwiller/Kara Barkman at No. 4 Doubles, 5-7, 3-6.