Rome High

The Rome girls’ tennis team kicked off the season in superb style Thursday by sweeping Cedartown on the road, 5-0.

Celine Chan won her No. 1 singles match 6-2, 6-1, while Laura McCurry took a 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 2 singles, and No. 3 singles match went to Nigara Nizimidin, 7-5, 6-4. In doubles action, Mary Jo McCormick and Ripley Bennett took their No. 1 doubles match 6-1, 6-1, while Jordan Smith and Elizabeth Eberhart played a pro set at No. 2 doubles and won 8-2. The Rome varsity tennis teams will be back on the courts Tuesday at home against Trion.