Lady Saints down Crusaders

Published 12:33 pm Friday, September 26, 2014

The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy girls’ tennis team topped host Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School 7-2 on Tuesday, further building on an impressive start to the 2014 season.

The first Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association girls’ tennis poll has come out with the Lady Saints ranked No. 2 in the state among Division II schools.


  • Sellers (NSA) def. Kezman (BS) 6-4, 6-3
  • Khandpur (NSA) def. Sullivan (BS) 6-1, 6-0
  • DeBose (BS) def. Kozak (NSA) 3-6, 6-3, 10-8
  • Gottlieb (NSA) def. Mixon (BS) 6-1, 6-1
  • Haddad (NSA) def. Pilkington (BS) 6-2, 6-4
  • Pharr (NSA) def. Davis (BS) 6-2, 6-1

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  • Sellers and Khandpur (NSA) def. Sullivan and Mixon (BS) 8-1
  • DeBose and Kezman (BS) def. Kozak and Gottlieb (NSA) 8-5
  • Pharr and Shah (NSA) def. Pilkington and Davis (BS) 8-0

Nansemond-Suffolk (3-1, 0-0) begins official conference play today, hosting Hampton Roads Academy, the No. 1-ranked VISAA Div. II team. The two squads faced off earlier this season, with HRA winning 5-4 at home.