Warriors Take Down Lions

Photo by John Bolton Photography
Photo by John Bolton Photography

Mars Hill, NC – Southern Wesleyan defeated the Mars Hill Lions in a 6-3 final on Monday afternoon.


Match Vitals

Final: Southern Wesleyan 6, Mars Hill 3

Records: Southern Wesleyan (3-5) Mars Hill (2-7)


Coach Thompson says…

"We competed well overall as a team.  We are not an easy team to beat and we are gaining confidence in that.  We are also improving everyday and I'm excited to see how this team continues to grow moving forward."


How It Happened

Southern Wesleyan took two out of three in doubles action.  Kristi Cooper and Chyna Jones won their set in an 8-3 final.  Caitlynn Nixon and Jessica Sparks took the second doubles victory of the afternoon, defeating the Lions team of Johnson and Wilkins in an 8-1 final.

In singles play, the Warriors won four of the six matches.  Kristi Cooper won her sets in an 8-4 and 6-3 final.  Chyna Jones defeated Potts in 6-2 and 6-1 finals.  Caitlynn Nixon won 6-3 and 6-2, and Jessica Sparks swept her sets in 6-0 finals.


What's Next

Southern Wesleyan will return home on Johnson C Smith on March 10.  They will then travel to Limestone on March 16, and Converse on March 17.