HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s women’s tennis team notched its second consecutive victory on Thursday, defeating conference foe Faulkner State, 6-3, at home.
Wallace State’s women prevailed in all three doubles matches (Emily Graves and Kelsi Wilson; Nikki Rakestraw and Tempie Ennis; Molly Whitlock and Emily Wilson).
Kelsi Wilson, Ennis and Whitlock also notched singles victories for the women.
In men’s action, Wallace State lost, 5-4.
Clint Watson and Donny Camp, both Cullman graduates, earned a doubles victory for the Lions. In singles action, Watson, Cade Pressnell and Toddric Stallworth were victorious.
Both Wallace State teams are idle until March 24 when they travel to Itawamba (Miss.).
Wallace State women’s golf
Wallace State’s Ashley McCormick finished as the low medalist this week at the Calhoun Invitational.
As a squad, Wallace State finished tournament runner-up as Snead State edged the Lady Lions in sudden death at Point Mallard Golf Course.
In frigid conditions, McCormick, a sophomore from Gadsden, carded a 14-over par 144 to earn the individual title.
Wallace State freshman Dalys Mullican was named to the All-Tournament team.
The Calhoun Invitational marked Wallace State’s best finish in its brief two-year history.
The Lady Lions are back in action on April 2-4 at Lewisburg, Tenn. Wallace State hosts the 2017 ACCC/Region 22 tournament on April 16-18 in Cullman.
Wallace State’s men’s team is currently competing in the Ron Marshall Spring Fling at Scottboro’s Goose Pond Colony. Sophomore Garrett Senia was leading the tournament Thursday after the opening 18 rounds, and the Lions were in fifth place as a group entering Friday’s action.
The men play in Scottsboro through Saturday.
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