Hixson, Rhea County Tennis Teams Split

Friday, March 14, 2014

Hixson boys and Rhea Country girls won tennis matches Friday night at the Hixson Racquet Club,

Hixson Boys 8, Rhea County 1


Alex Condra (H) def. Jackson Gravitt 8-1
Richard Vuong (H) def. Tanner Holsomback 8-0
Kevin Nguyen (H) def. Andrew Travis 8-3
Carl Phillips (H) def. Hunter Crook 8-3
Garrett Hall (RC) def. Ethan Gossett  9-7
Rivers DeFriese (H) def. Chase Esienmenger 8-5

Condra/Vuong (H) def.
Gravitt/Travis 8-1
Nguyen/Phillips (H) def. Holsomback/Crook 8-6
Gossett/DeFriese (H) def. Hall/Gavin Jones 8-6

Hixson Boys Record: 2-0 (Overall); 0-0 (District 6-A/AA)

Rhea County Girls 6, Hixson 3

Lexi Bowman (RC) def. Michelle Phillips 8-4
Haylee Gossett (H) def. Shayla Bradley 8-6
Mallory McWherter (RC) def. Emily Davis 8-2
Lindsay Smith (RC) def. Caylee Schannuth 8-2
Katelyn Travis (RC) def. Maggie Ozborn 8-2
Megan Millard (RC) def. Corynne Schannuth 9-8 (7-4)

Bowman/McWherter (RC) def. Gossett/Davis 8-3
Phillips/Cay.Schannuth (H) def. Bradley/Smith 8-6
Ozborn/Cor.Schannuth (H) def. Travis/Madeline Klee 8-2

Hixson Girls Record: 0-2 (Overall); 0-0 (District 6-A/AA)

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