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Wesley downs McDaniel, 8-1

DOVER, Del. – Julia Wright went 2-0, including taking fifth singles 6-1, 6-1, to lead Wesley to an 8-1 victory over McDaniel in non-conference women's tennis action on Sunday.

Carissa Grove (Boonsboro, Md./St. Maria Goretti) led the Green Terror (0-6), taking a 6-1, 6-1 decision fourth singles.

The Wolverines (1-1) took first and second doubles by 8-6 margins and won third doubles by default for a 3-0 lead.

Marina Palma and Steph Bentley defeated Devan Hamric (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) and Brittany Starlings (Mt. Airy, Md./Linganore) in the No. 1 slot while Kori Isken and Julia Wright were victorious over Grove and Sara Yost (Westminster, Md./Francis Scott Key) at No. 2.

Palma rounded out her two-win day with a 6-2, 6-1 win at third singles while Bentley was a 6-1, 6-3 victor at second singles. Isken capped the victory with a 6-2, 6-4 win at first singles.

McDaniel returns to action at Gettysburg on Wednesday. Match time is 4 p.m.

Wesley 8, McDaniel 1

1. Marina Palma/Steph Bentley (W) def. Devan Hamric/Brittany Starlings 8-6;
2. Kori Isken/Julia Wright (W) def. Carissa Grove/Sara Yost 8-6;
Caitlin Grinstead/Rachel Nissim (W) won by default.

1. Isken (W) def. Starlings 6-2, 6-4;
2. Bentley (W) def. Hamric 6-1, 6-3;
Palma (W) def. Yost 6-2, 6-1;
Grove (M) def. Grinstead 6-1, 6-1;
5. Wright (W) def. Elise Un-O'Meara 6-1, 6-1;
Nissim (W) won by default.