Green Sea Floyds tennis team traveled to Academic Magnet on Tuesday of this past week for the first round of the AA play-offs.
Coach Kienast knew it was going to be a tough match for his girls. Academic Magnet is the defending 2A Lower State Champions. With this tough competition Green Sea Floyds failed 0-7 and now their record is 11-4 overall and 8-2 in the region.
Single results in this match were Josephine Drake (Academic Magnet) over Tamara Jackson (Green Sea Floyds) 6-0, 6-2; Mina Schaafsma (Academic Magnet) over Chance Caulder (Green Sea Floyds) 6-0, 6-0; Aileen Shi (Academic Magnet) over Emmy Kienast (Green Sea Floyds) 6-3, 6-2; Abby Hulsey (Academic Magnet) over Carlyse Major (Green Sea Floyds) 6-0, 6-1; and Caroline Young (Academic Magnet) over Shayla Hardee (Green Sea Floyds) 6-2, 6-1.
Double results in this match were Mina Schaafsma/Savannah Ray (Academic Magnet) over Tamara Jackson/Emmy Kienast (Green Sea Floyds) 6-2.
Season singles record for the 2017- 2018 year are Tamara Jackson, 13-2; Emmy Kienast, 10-4; Chance Caulder, 9-5; Carlyse Major, 9-6; and Shayla Hardee, 9-6.
Number one double record are Tamara Jackson/Emmy Jackson, 11-4.
Even though Tamara Jackson’s record is 13-2, she has wrapped up being the region player of the year. This automatically qualified her for the state singles tournament in Columbia. Also, just this past week she was selected to the North-South Tennis Match on Nov. 17-18 in Myrtle Beach. She is only one of 12 seniors in the entire state to be selected.
Green Sea Floyds has three seniors on the team. They are Tamara Jackson, Emmy Kienast and Carlyse Major.