MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Covenant women's tennis team picked up a key USA South West Division victory on Friday afternoon by defeating Huntingdon 7-2 at the Gibbs Tennis Center.
The win is the 16th straight regular season USA South win for Covenant (11-7, 6-0 USA South) and also gives the Lady Scots at least a share of the division regular season title. Covenant can win the division title outright with a win over LaGrange on Saturday.
Huntingdon was previously unbeaten in league play. The Hawks drop to 12-5 overall and 4-1 in the USA South.
In singles, Hall asserted herself with a dominating 6-0, 6-1 win at the No. 1 spot over Dusty Catala. Annie DeLuca took down Josie Waddell 6-4, 6-2 at the second position, while Luger was victorious 6-3, 6-3 over Mariah Bastos at No. 3.
Eddy outlasted Heather Tabor in the first set of their match with a tiebreak victory 7-6 (9) and then took the second set 6-3. Smith grabbed her 51st career singles win with a 6-0, 6-1 win over Caroline McBroom at the fifth spot.
Covenant will conclude the regular season on Saturday at USA South foe LaGrange. Match time is set for 12 p.m.
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