In a battle of undefeateds, someone was leaving with a loss and without a state title and Saturday at Slater Park, that was the East Greenwich girls tennis team.
Smithfield won at Nos. 1, 2 and 4 singles and the Avengers won at No. 1 doubles, then had great comebacks at Nos. 2 and 3 doubles as well as No. 3 singles to force third sets.
But as the EG No. 3 doubles team won their match to make it 4-2 - and No. 3 Stephanie Huang was up 4-0 in the third - the No. 2 doubles team fell in a third set tiebreaker, giving Smithfield the title.
For complete results and photos, pick up the 11/4 edition of the East Greenwich Pendulum.