Lady Hilltoppers edge East Rutherford

Sep. 15, 2013 @ 05:31 AM

R-S Central women's tennis claimed a narrow victory Wednesday afternoon over county rival East Rutherford, 5-4.

East Rutherford got wins from its top three singles players as Carson Marshall beat Central's Sarah jones (7-6, 6-2), Ashlyn Vickers downed Nicole Stoehrer (6-4, 6-3) and Bethany Bostic rallied past Haley McKinney (6-3, 6-2).

The Cavaliers fourth win came from the doubles team of Marshall/Bostic who defeated Jones/Stoehrer, 10-7.

R-S Central earned singles victories by Leahann Edwards for beating Madalyn Wright (6-2, 6-1), Erin Biggerstaff handled Ava Gonzalez (6-1, 6-4) and Taylor Cole outlasted Ashley Houser (6-4, 6-3).

Hilltopper duos McKinney/Edwards and Biggerstaff/Cole earned 10-5 and 10-1 victories over Vicker/Wright and Black/Miranda Robertson respectively.