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Knox Catholic girls' tennis wins second-straight Division II-AA state title

The Fighting Irish swept Baylor 4-0 to capture the fourth title in program history. Knox Catholic also goes back-to-back after winning the title in 2021.
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Knox Catholic girls' tennis celebrates clinching a spot in the state finals

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Knox Catholic girls' tennis made a clean sweep against Baylor on Wednesday to capture the team's second-straight Division II-AA state championship.

The Fighting Irish also swept Baylor 4-0 in Murfreesboro to win their fourth title in program history.

Catholic started off strong with a doubles point victory behind wins from Maeve Thornton/Gigi Sompayrac and Lillie Murphy/Eleni Liakonis.

Single victories from Lillie Murphy, Eleni Liakonis, and Maeve Thornton sealed the sweep over Baylor.

It is the second time Knox Catholic has won back-to-back state titles. The Fighting Irish previously won consecutive crowns in 2016 and 2017.

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