Thursday, May 24, 2012
- by B.B. Branton
MURFREESBORO - 5/25/12 -- Chattanooga prep tennis players in five divisions play for state championships Friday morning at OId Fort Park at BlueCross Spring Fling XIX.
10 a.m. EST - Girls finals in singles and doubles in all divisions
Noon EST - Boys finals in singles and doubles in all divisions.
Chattanooga players in the Finals
D-I A-AA Boys: Singles - Senior Jackson Lenior (Chattanooga Arts & Sciences) is in the finals for the second straight year and plays junior Lucas Spickard (Christ Presbyterian Academy) for the 2012 title. Lenoir defeated Mason Grear (Murf. Central) in the semis, 7-5, 7-6.
D-I A-AA Girls: Doubles - Ellie and Hannah Henry (Chattanooga Christian) face Barbara Smith/Raleigh Chastain (Christian Academy of Knox.) in the finals.
D-II AA Boys: Doubles: Eric Roddy/Marko Mandic (Baylor) vs. Mark Lowe/Andrew Karpos (MBA)
D-II AA Girls: Singles - Michelle Fleenor (GPS) takes on Samantha Caswell (Baylor) ... fifth meeting of the year with Caswell winning the previous four.
D-II AA Girls: Doubles - Hannah Morrow/Emma McCallie (GPS) vs. defending champion Carolina Orr/Maggie Leavell (Hutchison)
Defending Champions - Highlighted by a quest for a fifth doubles title and a third singles and doubles crown, defending champs play in five divisions ...
D-I AAA Boys: Singles - Junior Sean Karn (Ravenwood) goes for his third straight singles title when he faces Drew Forsyth (Cordova) in the finals
D-I AAA Boys: Doubles - Steven Patrick/Harrison Smith (Knox. West) goes for their second title when the face Matt Henson/Seth Buckmaster (Tenn.)
D-II A Girls: Singles - Defending champion Anna Catherine Feaster (Knox Webb) meets Oroma Womeodu ( Lausanne) in a re-match of the 2011 final where Feaster won 6-2, 6-0.
D-II A GirlS: Doubles - Vicki Garcia (Knox Webb) seeks her fifth doubles championship when she and Jeannine Bell take on a pair of ninth graders from St. Mary's - Carmen Saab/Mary Jane McCaghren ... In 2011, Garcia and Jenni Haydek defeated Saab/McCaghren, 6-1, 6-0
Garica won two titles with her older sister Guinn Garcia (2008-09) and two with Jenni Haydek (2010-11) ...
A win for Garcia will tie her with Knox. Webb alum Berkeley Brock who won five straight doubles championships, 2002-2006 ... Brock won four times with Elizabeth Googe (2002-05) and once with Guinn Garcia (2006) ...
D-II AA Girls: Doubles - defending champion Caroline Orr/Maggie Leavell (Hutchison) face Emma McCallie/Hannah Morrow (GPS) in the finals
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