WOOD RIVER JCT. — Chariho High's Sadie Grissom and Lily Jackson clinched the deciding point as the Chargers edged South Kingstown, 4-3, in a Division II girls tennis match Thursday.

The match was tied 3-3 when Grissom and Jackson, both sophomores on the No. 2 doubles team, won the first set 6-3, but trailed 4-2 in the second set. They won the next four games to clinch the victory.

Adriana Abby and Grace Levi earned a win at first doubles when a South Kingstown player suffered an injury in the third set. Abby and Levi lost the first set, 6-4, but won the second 7-5.

In singles, Emily Ballard was a 6-3, 6-4 winner at No. 3. Megan Ballard prevailed 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 at No. 4. Emily Ballard is 13-1, while Megan Ballard is 11-3 for the season.

South Kingstown dropped to 4-5, 4-5 Division II.

Chariho (9-4, 9-4) next hosts Narragansett on Friday at 3:30 p.m.

— Keith Kimberlin

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