High School Sports

Tennis: Wildcats romp in 4A opener

Lexington beat Region 5-4A rival North Augusta for the third time this season on Tuesday in the first round of the Class 4A state girls tennis playoffs. The Wildcats (16-1) host South Florence, a 4-2 upset winner over James Island yesterday, in second-round play on Thursday.

Taylor Patterson improved to 9-3 at No. 1 singles in the latest 6-0 win vs. North Augusta. The other Wildcats singles winners were Clair Larkin (10-1) at No. 2, Morgan Patterson (12-1) at No. 3, Annie Konduros (10-1) at No. 4 and Sarah Kim (8-1) at No. 5.

Sarah Vickery and Sachini Bandara team up for a win at No. 2 doubles.