Siegel Girls Top Soddy Daisy in Tennis

Thursday, May 16, 2013 - by B.B. Branton

Led by Univ. of Tennessee signee and defending state singles champion Ashlee Boles, Region 4 champion defeated host Region 3 champ Soddy Daisy, 4-1, in a Girls AAA Sectional match Thursday at the Middle Valley Courts.

 Boles defeated Chloe Mitchell, 6-0, 6-0, as Siegel earns its third straight trip to the BlueCross Spring Fling XX state tournament.

“We had a real good season, winning the school’s first girls region title as members of this team have laid a strong foundation for the future of Soddy Daisy girls tennis,” said Trojans coach Lorri Johnson.

 “I am very pleased with the progress we have made the last few years and believe that our players are serious about working in the off season to become better players next spring.”

Moving to Doubles: Boles seeks a rare singles/doubles state title combo as she and Marissa Kovach will play doubles in the state tourney next week ... Boles won the singles title in 2012.

A Goal of 10 and 40-0: Siegel coach Jeff Martin said that the players have a goal of winning its 10th straight region title in 2014.

 “We have won nine straight region titles, all by 4-0 scores, so we hope to make it 10 regions and 40 straight games in title matches next year.”

D-I AAA Girls Tennis Sectional (Region 3 & 4)

Siegel 4, Soddy Daisy 1

Doubles

Ashlee Boles-Marissa Kovach (S) def. Alex Schafer- Aubrey Casey, 8-0

Jacquelyn Leeman-Ragen White (S) def. Chloe Mitchell-Abigail Ellis, 8-4

Singles

1 Ashlee Boles (S) def. Chloe Mitchell, 6-0, 6-0

 2 Marissa Kovach (S) def. Alex Schafer, 6-3, 6-0

 5 Adriana Peckinpaugh (SD) def. Lexie Greene, 7-6 (3), 6-0

 Order of Finish: 2-5-1

 Matches at Nos. 3,4 did not finish

 Record: SD: 15-3

 

contact B.B. Branton at william.branton@comcast.net


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