Wolves take pair of doubles matches in 6-3 loss to Nighthawks

February 21, 2014

DAHLONEGA, Ga. — Senior Marina Ziehe picked up Newberry’s lone singles victory as the Wolves fell 6-3 to the North Georgia Nighthawks at the UNG Tennis Complex at Yahoola Creek Park on Tuesday afternoon.

Newberry (5-3) led the Nighthawks (3-1) after doubles play as senior duo Susana Aguirre and Romina Adum topped Cameron Williams and Adalyn Hazelman 8-2 at No. 1. The No. 2 doubles match saw sophomore pair Vanessa Ortiz and Tara Lamers edge the No. 5 team in the Southeast Region 8-5, as the Newberry duo defeated Mathilde Baartvedt and Natalia Escobar.

Ziehe earned a decisive victory as she took a pair of 6-2 sets from Alexis Lee.

The Wolves took two singles matches into a third set as Ortiz fell at No. 3 and senior Ariel Strong fell at No. 5.

Newberry returns home to the Cannon Tennis Courts on Saturday for a 12:30 p.m. South Atlantic Conference match against Carson-Newman.