Posted June 7, 2012 | comments Leave a comment

Central's Barb falls in state semis

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Central's Molly Barb fell short in the Group A individual singles state tournament on Thursday in Radford, falling to Gate City's Rosa Smith in the semifinals.

Barb, a senior making her first appearance in the state tournament, put up a battle before falling 6-4, 6-4 to Smith.

In the championship, Bland County's Grace Sarver successfully defended her state title by dispatching Smith by a 6-0, 6-0 score.

In today's Group AA state tournament individual doubles competition, Sherando's Trey Scott and Chris Mikus are slated to face Jamestown's J.J. Wilroy and Sam Ross in the semifinal round. Match time is 9:30 a.m., in Radford.

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