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Elmer Joseph “Joe” Bradbury

August 31, 2011

Staff reports

Olentangy swept the three singles courts and nabbed a win at second doubles during Wednesday’s non-league battle against host Big Walnut, cruising to a 4-1 win.

The Braves were led by Megan Brdicka, who beat the Golden Eagles’ Katie Berger 6-0, 6-0 at first singles; Rachel Ratnasingham, who outlasted Grace Coffman 6-3, 5-7, 6-2 at second singles; Grace Cramer, who beat Melissa Grooms 6-4, 7-5 at third singles; and the duo of Mannava and Sandhya Arya, who beat Amanda Meade and Emily Balaz 6-4, 6-4 at second doubles.

Big Walnut’s win came at first doubles, where Maranda Iezzi and Megan Amos knocked off Olentangy’s Khyl Bachinski and Cortney Doyle 6-1, 6-2.

Buckeye Valley stayed perfect on the young season, knocking off visiting Hilliard Bradley “B” 4-1 Thursday in Delaware.

BV winners included Kelsey Baesman, who beat Julia Green 6-3, 6-2 at first singles; Lynn Conley, who won her second singles match 6-4, 6-3; Ashley Lowe, who picked up a win at third singles when her opponent retired with an injury; and the doubles team of Hana Hall and Becky Votaw, who nabbed a 6-4, 6-1 win at second doubles.

Hayes picked up a trio of impressive singles wins, adding a triumph at first doubles to secure a 4-1 non-league win over visiting Marysville Wednesday in Delaware.

Pacer winners included Blair Ramsey, who knocked off Haley Willoughby 6-1, 6-3 at first singles; Jordan Ungashick, who beat Megan Marsch 6-3, 6-4 at second singles; Audrey Mungovan, who sailed past Ashley Werss 6-0, 6-1 at third singles; and the doubles duo of Allissa Beard and Briana Brown, who hung on for a 6-2, 6-3 win at first doubles.

Orange suffered a non-league setback at the hands of visiting Dublin Jerome Wednesday in Lewis Center, falling 4-1.

The Pioneers’ lone win came from Anna Sanford, who still hasn’t lost a match this season. She picked up a well-earned 6-4, 6-4 win at first singles.