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Avery Lady Vikings tennis celebrates ‘Think Pink’ Day in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
during its match with Mountain Heritage. Pictured from left is Monica Thomas, Lindsay Wiseman,
Alexis Hayes, Madison Johnson, Symphony Mullins, Morgan Paris, Savannah Church, Keturah
Taylor, Destiny Morrison and Ollianne Raney. Not pictured is Natasha Stines. Photo courtesy
Serena Smith

Originally published: 2013-10-16 15:59:06
Last modified: 2013-10-16 15:59:50

Lady Vikings tennis closes regular season with win

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The Lady Vikings finished the regular season with a 2-6 overall record, and a 2-4 mark in Western Highlands Conference matches. Polk, Mountain Heritage and Hendersonville were the only conference teams in 2013, in addition to the Lady Vikings. Avery also played Thomas Jefferson, home and away.

Avery wrapped up its 2013 regular season last week with a 5-4 win on “Think Pink” day against the Lady Cougars of Mountain Heritage at Lacey Tennis Complex on Thursday, Oct. 3.

Winners in singles action for the Big Red were No. 1 singles Lindsay Wiseman, as well as No. 4 Keturah Taylor and No. 6 Ollianne Rainey. With the singles portion of the match knotted at three matches apiece, the match was decided in doubles competition.

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