McCallie Nets Quarterfinal Tennis Win

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

McCallie swept singles and doubles to post a 7-0 win against visiting Briarcrest Thursday in a D-II AA state quarterfinal tennis match.

The Blue Tornado improves to 9-5 on the season and will play a semifinal match Tuesday at 9 a.m. in Murfreesboro at BlueCross Spring Fling XX.

Good Voges Weekend:  McCallie coach Eric Voges has his team in BlueCross Spring Fling XX ...

Saturday, the Voges' oldest son, Sawyer, graduates from Birmingham Southern … Sawyer earned first team all-conference honors this year with a 9-4 record at No.

1 singles ...

Four Years Ago - At Spring Fling XVI (2009), McCallie won its fourth straight team title, clinching the state crown in doubles as Sawyer yelled “out” on a ball hit long by a Knox Webb player ... The McCallie duo of Voges and Thomas Fanjoy defeated Brian Carman and Trey Hatcher, 8-5.

D-II AA State Quarterfinals

McCallie 7, Briarcrest 0

Doubles (worth 1 team point)

1 Daniel Pare-Luke Orthner (McC) def. George Kawell-Josh Shearin, 8-4

2 Cody Gubin-Turner Voges (McC) def. Tyler Myers-Josh Seeto, 8-1

3 Nick Wilson-Chris Lindsey (McC) def. Zach Sesions-Sam Thomas, 8-0


1 Daniel Pare (McC) def. Tyler Myers, 6-1, 6-1

2 Cody Gubin (McC) def. George Kawell, 6-3, 6-1

3 Luke Orthner (McC) def. Josh Shearin, 6-1, 6-1

4 Turner Voges (McC) def. Josh Seeto, 6-0, 6-2

5 Carter Eaves (McC) def. Zach Sessions, 6-0, 6-1

6 Ryan Tyson (McC) def. Sam Thomas, 6-0, 6-0

Record: McCallie (9-5)


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