WINSTON-SALEM — East Surry swept Winston-Salem Prep in its tennis opener Tuesday.
The Lady Cardinals took all six singles matches by perfect 6-0, 6-0 scores. Then the Cards took all three doubles matches for a 9-0 win.
At the top spot, Tiffany King beat Ebony McGill. Second seed Haley Manuel whitewashed Jada Boyd.
Third seed Allie Hawks swept Cherise McConnell. Makayla Manuel beat RayAnne Rosenbaum.
Makayla Keener topped track star Deonica Reid. Klaudia Tucker beat Destiny Owens.
In doubles, King teamed up with Michela Coppola to win 8-1.
Kaitlin Koons and Emma Simmons won 8-1. Two freshmen, Daphne Dotson and Daija Hatcher, won the third match 8-5.
“Overall I was really happy with the way the girls played,” said coach David Kidd. “They came out and took care of business quickly.”
After a series of coaches in the past few years, East Surry seems to have found its coach in Kidd. In his first year after moving up from middle school coaching, Kidd led the Cards to a 10-7 record, despite having to play powerhouses Mount Airy and Bishop McGuinness four times.
The Cards travel to North Surry today. Last season the Cards beat North Surry 8-1 in both matchups.