SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Valkyries Tennis team took on the Bobcats of Lees McRae this afternoon after postponing the match from earlier this season. It was a tight match but the Valkyries pulled out a win against Conference companions, 5-4. Lees McRae is now 1-12 overall while the Valkyries are 3-12 overall.
Senior Marisa Esformes won her singles match in a tie breaker against Samantha Wohlers (7-5, 3-6, 6-3). Esformes is now 4-11 overall in singles matches and 1-3 in conference play for singles. Also winning their singles matches were Kelsey Rembert (5-7, 6-2, 6-4) and Claudia Gunn (6-4, 6-4).
In doubles the #2 and #3 courts both won their matches today.Samantha Sheffield and Kelsey Rembert won (8-3) and Tanishia Thomas and Klaire Rouse won (9-7). Sheffield and Rembert are 2-11 overall and 1-3 in league play as a doubles team, while Thomas and Rouse are 2-9 overall and 1-3 in league play as a doubles team.
The Valkyries will travel to Limestone, April 2nd to take on the Saints at 3:30 PM.