GIRLS TENNIS: Davis sophomore Mackenzie Turley wins 6-A title

Saturday , October 07, 2017 - 3:13 PM

RYAN COMER, Standard-Examiner Staff

SALT LAKE CITY — Davis High sophomore Mackenzie Turley coasted through the first three rounds in the first singles bracket at the 6-A girls tennis state tournament before defeating Lone Peak junior Daniella Aaron 6-1, 6-3 in the championship match at Liberty Park Tennis Courts on Wednesday and Friday.

Turley dropped just two sets on her way to the championship match and was the only non-Lone Peak player or team to win a title. 

Lone Peak junior Anna Aaron defeated Davis Junior Abbie Danna for the second singles title and Lone Peak senior Rachel Neeleman defeated Layton freshman Whitney Stratton for the third singles title.

In the doubles championships, the Knights’ first doubles team of Katie King and Cami Gricius defeated the Darts’ team of Lauryn Geddes and Josie Henderson, while Lone Peak’s second doubles team of Joslin Seaberg and Zoie Black defeated Davis’ team of Sarah Major and Autumn Eaton.

Lone Peak won the title with 28 points and Davis finished second with 20. Layton tied for third with six.

Stratton defeated two top seeds on her way to the championship round.

Olympus won the 5-A tournament, Park City won the 4-A tournament and Judge Memorial won the 3-A tournament.

Ridgeline’s Naya Tillitt won the 4-A first singles title while Logan’s first doubles team of Heather Roskelley and Cambrie Anderson won the title.

Ridgeline tied Desert Hills for second with 15 points, five behind Park City. Logan finished fifth with eight points.

Morgan tied for fifth in the 3-A tournament with six points. Judge Memorial beat Grantsville by one point for the title.

Contact Standard-Examiner sports reporter Ryan Comer at rcomer@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @RyanComerSe and on Facebook.

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