A 3-0 victory on the road at Coffee County propelled the Chamblee Lady Bulldogs into the Class 5A Girls’ Tennis State Championship for the first time since 2019.
Chamblee swept the three singles matches to clinch the victory over Coffee on the long road trip for the semifinal match.
The Lady Bulldogs swept all three matches in two sets started by Allison Lvovich who knocked off Coffee’s Kate Brulte 6-0, 6-3 at No. 2 singles to put the first point on the board for Chamblee.
Sophia Cheng wrapped up the second point at No. 3 singles for Chamblee with her straight set with a 6-1, 6-4 win over Gracie Morgan.
The match clinching point came at No. 1 singles behind a 6-2, 6-3 straight set victory by Isabelle Coursey over Coffee’s Leighton Farrar.
The doubles matches were pulled off the court once Coursey closed out her match to seal the victory.
Chamblee faces Region 5-5A foe Northview who they lost to by score of 4-1 in the regular season and a tough 3-2 loss in the Region 5-5A Tournament championship match. The match will be played at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College on Saturday, May 14 at 9:00 am.
The Lady Bulldogs last appearance in Rome was a 3-0 win over Kell to win the 2019 Class 5A state title giving them a three-peat (2017-19). They defeated Starr’s Mill in 2017 to start the run and defeated Kell 3-2 in 2018.