ASHLAND, Va. – Freshman Kelsie Grice (Hoover, Ala./Charlotte Country Day) earned a victory in both singles and doubles as Randolph-Macon nipped Catholic 5-4 at the Banks Tennis Center.
Grice teamed with senior Olayemisi Ogunshina (Baltimore, Md./Wilde Lake) to win at No. 2 doubles. The Cardinals (3-1) captured the other two doubles matches to take an early 2-1 advantage.
At No. 2 singles, Grice downed Eliana Martinez 6-2, 6-1. Angelina Sportelli (No. 1) and Toni McDonald (No. 3) also won singles matches for the Yellow Jackets (1-0).
With the match even at 4-4, freshman Melissa Tomlin (Prince George, Va./Prince George) defeated Isabel Tanco 6-4, 6-1 at No. 5 singles to give the Jackets the win.
R-MC heads to Fredericksburg for the weekend for the ITA Women's Regional Championship.
1 Elaina Sceusa/Eliana Martinez (CUA) d. Angelina Sportelli/Toni McDonald 8-3
2 Kelsie Grice/Olayemisi Ogunshina (R-MC) d. Andie Ingram/Laura Torsiello (CUA) 8-1
3 Isabel Tanco/Emma Needham (CUA) d. Holcomb/Melissa Tomlin (R-MC) 8-4
1 Angelina Sportelli (R-MC) d. Elaina Sceusa (CUA) 6-1, 6-4
2 Kelsie Grice (R-MC) d. Eliana Martinez (CUA) 6-2, 6-1
3 Toni McDonald (R-MC) d. Emma Needham (CUA) 6-2, 6-3
4 Laura Torsiello (CUA) d. Holcomb (R-MC) 6-0, 6-1
5 Melissa Tomlin (R-MC) d. Isabel Tanco (CUA) 6-4, 6-1
6 Andie Ingram (CUA) d. Molly Jesseman (R-MC) 6-2, 6-2