Ladies tennis: Skyridge dethrones Lone Peak as 6A champ, Weber’s Jacque Dunyon claims first singles crown once more

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Girls tennis: Skyridge dethrones Lone Peak as 6A champ, Weber’s Jacque Dunyon claims first singles crown again


SALT LAKE CITY — The Skyridge-Lone Peak neighborhood rivalry grew to become bigger Saturday afternoon and, alongside the way in which, the Falcons earned their first ladies state tennis championship.

Lucy Droubay and Jaya Cluff received particular person singles titles and Skyridge’s depth paid dividends earlier and that was sufficient for the group so as to add its second UHSAA-sanctioned trophy to the college’s cupboard.

“It feels good,” stated coach Lindsey Rawstorne. “(6A) may be very aggressive, and it will likely be powerful for us subsequent 12 months. There’s lots of good expertise right here.”

After edging Lone Peak on the Area 4 tourney final week, Skyridge’s state crown got here simpler. The Falcons completed with 22 factors. Lone Peak had 15, adopted by American Fork and Weber (8 every), Layton and Nice Grove (7 apiece) and Bingham (6).

Skyridge and Lone Peak had been the favorites coming into state, and the Falcons had an in depth lead going into Saturday’s play at Liberty Park. The distinction got here within the semifinals, the place Skyridge had far more success and added a lot to its level whole that the result was determined earlier than a lot of the finals matches occurred.

Rawstorne was pleased with his state winners, but in addition famous senior Holly Schmidt fought via an harm to group along with her sister, Cassie, to advance all the way in which to the semifinals. Additionally, Savannah Johnson, a sophomore taking part in No. 1 singles, earned a number of group factors by making it to the championship match earlier than falling to Weber sensation Jacque Dunyon.

“She was killed in area (tourney), however fought via that and got here again and have become our chief,” Rawstorne stated. “For us, all of it begins on the high and the remainder of the group adopted.”

Dunyon confirmed she may be the very best participant round with a formidable match displaying. She completed an undefeated season with straight-set wins in all of her tourney matches and was primarily chargeable for Weber’s third-place end.

Emma Reynolds and Allie Story helped enhance Lone Peak with their particular person crown. They beat American Fork’s Ashley Cowie-Ashley Murdoch in No. 2 doubles.

Juliana Cooksey of Layton arrange herself to be among the many state’s finest subsequent 12 months with convincing wins by successful No. 2 singles. The Lancers additionally confirmed some younger expertise and Rawstorne expects them to problem for the group title in 2021.


6A State Event

At Liberty Park

Saturday’s outcomes

Group scores

1, Skyridge 22. 2, Lone Peak 15. 3, American Fork, Weber 8. 5, Layton, Nice Grove 7. 7, Bingham 6. 8, Nook Canyon, Davis, West 4. 11, Riverton 2. 12, Clearfield, Fremont, Herriman 1.

First singles

Semifinals

Jacque Dunyon (Weber) def. Riya Soneji (West) 6-1, 6-2

Savannah Johnson (Skyridge) def. Grace Weichers (Nook Canyon) 6-2, 6-2

Championship

Dunyon def. Johnson 6-0, 6-0

Second singles

Semifinals

Juliana Cooksey (Layton) def. Sydney Gardner (Lone Peak) 6-3, 6-0

Lucy Droubay (Skyridge) def. Averee Pack (Bingham) 6-0, 7-5

Championship

Droubay def. Cooksey 6-3, 6-1

Third singles

Semifinals

Jaya Cluff (Skyridge) def. Ashlyn Robbins (Riverton) 6-0, 6-0

Mikayla Randall (Lone Peak) def. Lauryn Brown (American Fork) 6-3, 6-2

Championship

Cluff def. Randall 6-2, 6-2

Second doubles

Semifinals

Payton Carroll/Kylee Sperry (Skyridge) def. Claire Pitts/Lizzie Muir (Lone Peak) 6-3, 3-6, 6-1

Macey Amussen/Chloie Brinton (Nice Grove) def. Cassidy Wealthy/Jane Dorny (Nook Canyon) 7-6 (1), 7-5

Championship

Amussen/Brinton def. Carroll/Sperry 6-0, 6-2

Second double

Semifinals

Ashley Cowie/Ashley Murdoch (American Fork) def. Cassie Schmidt/Holly Schmidt (Skyridge) 7-6 (3), 6-4

Emma Reynolds/Allie Story (Lone Peak) def. Jacey Robbins/Kaitlyn Oniki (Bingham) 7-6 (4), 6-1

Championship

Reynolds/Story def. Cowie/Murdoch 7-6 (5), 6-1



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