The Gainesville girls tennis team swatted Cedar Shoals 5-0 in its first Region 8-AAAAA match of the season on Monday.<br />
Brinkley Frankum won 6-1, 6-4 at No. 1 singles, while Georgia Summer won 6-0, 6-0 in No. 2 singles. Katherine Wright also swept 6-0, 6-0 in No. 3 singles, while the doubles teams of Morgan Mercer/Lauren Carter and Martha McKinnon/Katherine Anderson each prevailed 6-0, 6-0.
The Warriors return just a handful of starters from last year’s playoff squad and will rely on several new faces to provide meaningful minutes. Yet Ballard has been impressed by what he’s seen from his charges so far this summer...