Lady Pacers Tennis battles at Sectionals

On October 8, the Pacers grabbed multiple wins during sectionals at Pickerington Central after weather delayed the event.

Carter Sims, Staff Writer

Cassie Klumpp hits forehand
Junior Cassie Klumpp steps into a forehand. Klumpp advanced to the third round Friday. (Carter Sims)
Chloe Kannally serves
Senior Chloe Kannally follows through serve. Friday marked Kannally’s final match at Hayes. (Carter Sims)
Eliza Riggs and Sophia Midura talk
Senior doubles team Sophia Midura and Eliza Riggs converse between games. (Carter Sims)
Tea Ilic hits forehand
Junior Teá Ilic swings into a forehand. Ilic advanced to the second round. (Carter Sims)
Autumn Doughty and Delaney Nelson play point.
Sophomore Delaney Nelson approaches the net after Junior Autumn Doughty hits a forehand. The pair advanced to the second round. (Carter Sims)
Cassie Klumpp hits backhand
Cassie Klumpp prepares for a backhand. Klumpp picked up the most wins of any Pacer at sectionals. (Carter Sims)
Cassie and Chloe serve
Klumpp and Kannally warm-up for the day’s matches, Assistant Coach Gary Hibinger watches. (Carter Sims)
Eliza Riggs serves
Eliza Riggs powers through serve. Riggs wrapped up Hayes career Friday. (Carter Sims)
Tea hits ball, Delaney and Autumn watch.
Ilic moves into forehand as Delaney Nelson and Autumn Doughty watch from another court. (Carter Sims)
Autumn and Eliza warmup
Autumn Doughty and Eliza Riggs play out point before matches start.
Chloe hits ball
Chloe Kannally hits a tough forehand from deep in the court. (Carter Sims)
Cassie hits tough shot
Cassie Klumpp hustles for a low forehand. Klumpp dominated two matches in her sectionals debut. (Carter Sims)
Sophia gets ready
Senior Sophia Midura gets set for point. Midura finished off Hayes Tennis career alongside long-time teammate Eliza Riggs. (Carter Sims)
Delaney hits shot
Delaney Nelson strides into a forehand. Nelson picked up a win in her first sectionals appearance. (Carter Sims)
Autumn hits ball
Autumn Doughty hits a backhand. Doughty won in a competitive match against a Canal Winchester pair. (Carter Sims)