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The South Medford girls tennis team won all its matches in straight sets en route to an 8-0 win over cross-town rival North Medford at South Medford High on Tuesday.
Madi Marcus and Caroline Eledge, South's No. 2 doubles pairing, defeated Melissa Rhodes and Whitney Cordes 6-2, 6-1 to remain undefeated on the year.
In the top doubles match, South's Hannah Borg and Corinna Cordes downed Julia Ribeiro and Rachel Arappagis, 6-1, 6-2.
Hayley Steadman, the Panthers' No. 1 singles player, topped Cali Hale, 6-0, 6-4.
South improved to 4-3 with its second win over North this season.
SINGLES — Hayley Steadman, SM, d. Cali Hale, 6-0, 6-4; Lisa Hermann, SM, d. Hannah Von Strahl, 6-1, 6-3; Kealani Creech, SM, d. Sierra Jager, 6-0, 6-0; Janelle Legacion, SM, d. Rylee Houck, 6-2, 7-5.
DOUBLES — Hannah Borg-Corinna Cordes, SM, d. Julia Ribeiro-Rachel Arappagis, 6-1, 6-2; Madi Marcus-Caroline Eledge d. Melissa Rhodes-Whitney Cordes, 6-2, 6-1; Brittany Reese-Bryden Hastey, SM, d. Carson Case-Michaela Mehl, 7-5, 6-3; Sara Christian-Catherine Gustafson, SM, d. Tania Jiminez-Morgan Messer, 6-2, 6-2.