OCHS Girls' season ends with second round AAA playoff loss at home.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
The OCHS Lady Warriors tennis team fell 3-0 Tuesday afternoon to Woodward Academy's visiting Lady War Eagles, in the second round of the state AAA playoffs. The young 2012 Lady Warrior team, which includes three freshmen and two sophomores in their starting lineup of seven, fought valiantly against an excellent Woodward team that offered the strongest overall opposition of the year to the Oconee lady netters. The Woodward Academy team proved to be every bit as strong as advertised, as they thwarted early Lady Warrior momentum at the three singles spots to turn back the host Lady Warriors and bring their post season run to a close. Coach Dan Gruetter's girls tennis team finished 2012 with plenty of accomplishments and momentum to create …
Friday's region wins escalated OCHS and Coach Dan Gruetter's cumulative region record for the year to 30-0, while assuring the girls and boys top seed from region 8-AAA, plus home court advantage going into next week's opening round of the state playoffs.
Saturday, April 21, 2012
FLOWERY BRANCH - Dan Gruetter's Oconee Warrior tennis team weathered a two hour rain delay early Friday, then went on to capture two 8-AAA Region titles, as both the girls and boys teams notched a pair of wins to claim dual region crowns. The region titles are the 27th in the past 29 years for both the girls and boys teams. The Lady Warriors, 18-3 overall, opened play with a convincing 3-0 win over Lanier. OCHS picked up two of the needed three match points at singles when Katy Kane posted a 6-0, 6-2 win over Meg McGree at number two, while Caroline McElhannon coasted to a win, 6-1, 6-1 over Lindsey Wong at number three. At number two doubles, Ivy Do and Megan Morris sealed it for the Oconee ladies, as they chalked up the winning point 6-3…