Lady Dolphins down NSA

Published 7:32 pm Saturday, October 24, 2015

The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy girls’ tennis team fell 9-0 on Thursday evening to visiting Cape Henry Collegiate School, the defending Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association Division I state champion.

Nevertheless, there were some very close matches.

Following are the singles results:

  • No. 1 B. Pilkington (CH) def. Elvie Sellers (NSA) 6-0, 6-1
  • No. 2 V. Grinde (CH) def. Ria Khandpur (NSA) 6-3, 6-2
  • No. 3 F. Clunan (CH) def. Allison Gottlieb (NSA) 6-2, 7-5
  • No. 4 K. Kalfus (CH) def. Caitlyn Hannah (NSA) 6-3, 6-0
  • No. 5 L. Limroth (CH) def. Anuja Shah (NSA) 1-6, 6-3, 10-6
  • No. 6 C. Brown (CH) def. Mercer Hartman (NSA) 6-3, 7-5

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Following are the doubles results:

  • No. 1 Pilkington/Grinde (CH) def. Sellers/Khandpur (NSA) 8-1
  • No. 2 Limroth/Kalfus (CH) def. Gottlieb/Shah (NSA) 8-2
  • No. 3 Clunan/Brown (CH) def. Hannah//Watts (NSA) 8-3

It was Senior Day for the Lady Saints’ three seniors and co-captains, Hartman, Khandpur and Shah.

Nansemond-Suffolk finishes the regular season with an 8-6 overall record, 6-2 in the Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools.

As of the Thursday, the Lady Saints were No. 3 in the VISAA Division II state rankings.