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Juco tennis | SCF opens nationals with victories

SCF opens nationals with victories

TYLER, Texas -- State College of Florida's top women's tennis player, Laurence Porry, collected a pair of victories to open the National Junior College Athletic Association national tournament Sunday at Tyler Junior College.

Porry, seeded fifth in Flight 1 of singles play, defeated Danah McCreary of Lewis and Clark Community College 6-1. 6-0 in the round of 32. Porry and Mariana Palacios, also seeded fifth collected a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Pima Community College's Kari Emery and Tatum Rochin in the round of 32. The Manatees earned their way to nationals by winning the state title April 14. Play continues today and ends Sunday.