Ridgecroft edges Northeast Academy

JACKSON — Ridgecroft rallied from a 2-1 doubles deficit on Wednesday to spill Northeast Academy in a matchup of NCISAA Tar Heel tennis outfits.

The victory moved the Rams to 4-4 this season ahead of next week’s league tournament. NEA, which concluded its regular season on Thursday at Community Christian, saw its record tumble to 1-7 overall.

Individual match results are as follows:


1. Jessie Martin-Lizzie Smith (NEA) def. Belle Turner-Claire Place, 8-3

2. Emalee Jones-Kiersten Flythe (NEA) def. Camille Pierce-Elizabeth Brown, 8-3

3. Sydney Jones-Carley Kinnington (RC) def. Natalie Luckadoo-Harley Pierce, 8-0


1. Jessie Martin (NEA) def. Belle Turner, 6-1 1-6 10-1

2. Claire Place (RC) def. Emalee Jones, 7-5 2-6 10-8

3. Lizzie Smith (NEA) def. Camille Pierce, 4-6 7-6 10-5

4. Elizabeth Brown (RC) def. Kiersten Flythe, 6-0 6-2

5. Sydney Jones (RC) def. Natalie Luckadoo, 6-0 6-2

6. Chloe Rose (RC) def. Harley Pierce, 6-1 6-1