Leopards Bounce Back with Road Win Vs. Quakers – Girls Tennis
Louisville 4, New Philadelphia 1
The Louisville Leopards Girls Tennis Team downed the host New Philadelphia Quakers 4-1 Wednesday in New Philadelphia. With the victory, Louisville improves to 4-1 on the season.
Leopard Senior Trio Sweeps Singles Matches
The Lady Leopards won all three singles matches in two sets. Senior Rachel Kibler remained undefeated with a perfect 6-0, 6-0 win over Alexis Mamula in #1 singles. Kibler is now 7-0 on the season with the victory.
In #2 singles, senior Jade Thomas evened her season record to 3-3 with a win over Sophie Troyer by the count of 7-5, 6-1. Senior Katie Yarnall also defeated Meagan Prouty in straight sets 6-1, 6-2 to improve to 5-1 on the year.
Louisville Splits Doubles with New Philadelphia
Louisville split with New Philadelphia in their doubles matchups. The senior-laden #1 doubles team of Bailey Menegay and McKenzie Taylor earned a 6-3, 7-6 (7-2) victory for LHS. Menegay improved to 5-2 and Taylor to 4-3 with the win.
The Lady Quakers only victory came in #2 doubles. The tandem of Shannon Russell and Ella Wherley broke up the Lady Leopards shutout by defeating the LHS duo of junior Jhacel Dawa and senior Kora Woolf.
Leopards Vs. Quakers Girls Tennis History
The Lady Leopards have now defeated the Lady Quakers in each of their last two meetings. Louisville now leads the all-time series 14-1 overall, which includes a 6-1 record in the most recent series that began in 2018.
UP NEXT: The Lady Leopards will next travel to take on the United Local Golden Eagles on Tuesday, September 2 at 4:30 PM.
Louisville at New Philadelphia Girls Tennis Box Score
LEOPARDS 4, QUAKERS 1
#1 Rachel Kibler (L) d. Alexis Mamula (NP) 6-0, 6-0
#2 Jade Thomas (L) d. Sophie Troyer (NP) 7-5, 6-1
#3 Katie Yarnall (L) d. Meagan Prouty (NP) 6-1,6-2
#1 Bailey Menegay & McKenzie Taylor (L) 6-3,7-6 (7-2)
Menegay 5-2, Taylor 4-3
#2 Shannon Russell & Ella Wherley (NP) d. Jhacel Dawa & Kora Woolf (L) 6-3,2-6
Dawa 0-5, Woolf 3-3
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