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Lake Wilson 12Us advance to NC Junior Team Tennis tourney

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With a 6-0 regular-season record, the Lake Wilson USTA Junior Team Tennis 12U roster cemented its spot as Downeast League champions Friday morning with a doubleheader sweep of Benevenue Country Club.

With total games won as the consideration, Lake Wilson won the first match 21-10 before rolling to a 25-6 victory in the finale.

It was one of four victories on the week for the 12U roster, which was not defeated in a contested set over the course of the week.

The team now advances to the state championship to be held in Cary from July 13-15.

In other junior team tennis action, the Lake Wilson 18U roster claimed four of six singles matches to win a 6-3 outcome over Baywood Racquet Club of Winterville.

Lake Wilson, now 3-0 on the year, won two of the three matches decided by 9-7 outcomes. Fike High graduate Thomas Hodges prevailed at No. 1 singles, while Snyder Pearson-Max Fogleman got a 9-7 conquest in the No. 3 doubles spt.

The team visits River Birch Tennis Center in Greenville next Thursday.

In the 14U division, Lake Wilson legged out a 4-1 victory over Greene County Tennis Association on Wednesday.

Now 2-0, the team recorded an 8-0 win from the tandem of Caroline Adkins-Kathryn Adkins in the No. 2 position.

LAKE WILSON 25, BENEVENUE 6

Snyder Pearson (LW) def. Thomas Honey 6-0; Caroline Adkins (LW) def. Sammy Bowles 6-1

Kathryn Adkins-Collins Pearson (LW) def. Luke Bo-Sammy Bowles 6-0; Hatten Gore-Snyder Pearson (LW) def. Luke Bo-Thomas Honey 7-5.

LAKE WILSON 21, BENVENUE 10

Snyder Pearson (LW) def. Sammy Bowles 6-0; Hatten Gore (LW) def. Luke Bo 6-2

Collins Pearson-Kathryn Adkins (LW) def. Thomas Honey-Bo 6-3; S. Pearson-Caroline Adkins (LW) def. Bowles-Honey 6-2.

LAKE WILSON 24, GREENE COUNTY 5

Caroline Adkins (LW) def. Jake Edmondson 6-2; Hatten Gore (LW) def. Evan Sugg 6-0.

Snyder Pearson-Hatten Gore (LW) def. Anna Katherine Medlin-Evan Sugg 6-2; Collins Pearson-Kathryn Adkins (LW) def. Anna Katherine Medlin-Evan Sugg 6-2.

LAKE WILSON 24, KINSTON 2

Hatten Gore (LW) def. Coen Cannon 6-1; Kathryn Adkins (LW) def. Austin Williams 6-0.

Collins Pearson-Adkins (LW) def. Williams-Casey Alston 6-1; Caroline Adkins-Snyder Pearson (LW) def. Zachary Yarus-Canon 6-0.

U18

LAKE WILSON 6, BAYWOOD 3

Thomas Hodges (LW) def. Chad Stryon 9-7; McGuire Metts (LW) def. Landon Brown 8-2; Logan Adkins (LW) def. Allison Christiano 8-5; Wesley Owens (LW) def. Owen Osborne 8-2; Beau Holmes (B) def. Snyder Pearson 9-7; Wyatt Schmidt (B) def. Max Fogleman 8-1.

Styron-Osborne (B) def. Hodges-Adkins 9-7; Metts-Owens (LW) def. Christiano-Brown; Pearson-Fogleman (LW) def. Holmes-Ayden Wyatt 9-7.

U14

LAKE WILSON 4, GREENE COUNTY 1

Snyder Pearson (LW) def. Cameron Miller 8-2; Lawson O’Hara (LW) def. Adam Kearney 8-2; Kaylee Hill (GC) def. Joseph Joyner 8-2.

S. Pearson-Joyner (LW) def. Kearney-Miller 8-2; Caroline Adkins-Kathryn Adkins (LW) def. Dustin Brown-Hill 8-0.

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