Lady Parsons Capture 2014 ACCC Women’s Tennis Title
DECATUR – The Snead State Lady Parsons captured their seventh consecutive Alabama Community College Conference title over the weekend, winning eight of the nine championship matches.
In singles play, five of the six matches were won by Snead State. Rachel Farmer claimed the #2 singles title, defeating Lydia Carter from Marion Military Institute after Carter retired in the first set.
Guntersville’s Lucy Bradley defeated Victor Jones from MMI (6-1, 6-0) in #3 singles.
In the #4 singles match, Sidney Garner defeated Danielle Clark from Faulkner State Community College 6-0 and 6-3.
Amanda Bertoldi (#5 singles) and Albertville’s Courtney Moore (#6 singles) also claimed victories with scores of 6-1, 6-2 and 6-4, 6-4, respectively.
Snead State swept doubles play, claiming all three championship matches.
In the third flight, Bertolodi and Mary Evelyn Owens defeated Jasmin James and Jameka James from Faulkner State 6-4 and 6-0.
Farmer and Garner defeated Meredith Gwin and Danielle Clark from Faulkner State in the second flight, 6-1 and 6-2.
The closest match game in #1 doubles when Samantha Dooley of Boaz and Bradley outlasted Maria Cespedes and Lydia Carter from MMI in a hard fought three set match, 4-6, 7-6 and 12-10.
The ACCC title is the seventh consecutive one for the Lady Parsons. Snead State is finishing their first season under new head coach Matt Holaday of Grant.
Not only are the Lady Parsons excelling on the court but in the classroom as well. The team has a combined grade point average of 3.54.
The Lady Parsons will travel to Tyler, Texas, May 3-9 to compete in the National Tournament.
The Snead State Lady Parsons captured their seventh consecutive Alabama Community College Conference title over the weekend, winning eight of the nine championship matches. Pictured left to right are Snead State Lady Parsons Lucy Bradley of Guntersville, Amanda Bertoldi of Jasper, Mary Evelyn Owen of Enterprise, Samantha Dooley of Boaz, Courtney Moore of Albertville, Sidney Garner of McCalla and Rachel Farmer of Chesapeake, Va. Not pictured is Snead State Coach Matt Holaday of Grant. The Lady Parsons will travel to Tyler, Texas, May 3-9 to compete in the National Tournament.