PREP TENNIS: Lady Bearcats sweep Friday triple header

Cullman High School’s Women’s Tennis Team defeated Hillcrest, Opelika and Homewood on the road Friday. (Courtesy of Nathan Bates)

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Cullman High School’s Varsity Girls’ Tennis Team traveled to Tuscaloosa to play a triple header Friday and the Bearcats returned home with three wins. The varsity girls defeated Hillcrest High School 5-4. After winning No. 1 doubles, No. 3 doubles and No. 6 singles, Cullman went into the final two matches down 3-4.

Caroline Hill fought back from a 2-6 deficit to win No. 3 singles 8-7, tying the team score at 4-4. Katia Peterson won her No. 2 singles match in a tiebreak to seal the victory for Cullman.

In Cullman’s second match of the day, the Bearcats defeated Opelika 7-2 and in their third match, they defeated Homewood 9-0 to collect their third win of the day.

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