HS Tennis: Seahawks Fall Short In State Title Match

Hilton Head High’s girls tennis team had to settle for a runner-up finish Saturday, losing 5-1 to A.C. Flora in the Class 4A championship match at Lexington County Tennis Center.

The Seahawks’ only win came from Emily Ruckno, who rallied after dropping the first set for a win at No. 1 singles. The Falcons won the other four singles courts and claimed the doubles court to clinch the win.

The Seahawks finished the season with a 12-4 record.


1. Emily Ruckno (HH) def. Raquel Acco 1-6, 7-5, 10-8

2. Megan Pleasant (A) def. Sydney Hall 6-1, 6-1

3. Elise Sandlin (A) def. Sierra Seabra 6-1, 7-6 (5)

4. France Smith (A) def. Danielle Silvan 6-2, 6-4

5. Breland Gann (A) def. Madeleine Pollitzer 6-3, 1-6, 11-9


2. Siona Sturgeon/Caroline Coble (A) def. Stella LeMehaute/Katie Watts 6-1, 7-5

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