Notre Dame Girls Top CCS, 8-1, For Tennis Title

ND Boys Also Win, 9-0

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - by B.B. Branton

In a battle of the past two A-AA girls state champions, Notre Dame defeated defending champion Chattanooga Christian, 8-1, Tuesday at the Champions Club.

The win clinches the District 7 title for the Irish (11-1, 3-0), while CCS is 7-4 overall and 1-1 in district play.

In the boys match, Notre Dame (8-2, 2-1) won 9-0. CCS is 4-5 overall and 1-1 in district.

At No.1 singles, Hannah Henry (CCS, 13-1) defeated Sarah Joyce, 8-1, while Charles Jabaley (ND) edged Joe Sligers (8-3).

In doubles, Jabaley and J.R. Davis defeated Sliger-Nick Baxendell, 8-1 to remain undefeated (10-0) on the season.

Notes: ND or CCS girls have been in the last three A-AA state finals …

2011 – CCS state runner-up

2012 – ND  state champs

2013 – CCS state champs

Notre Dame Girls 8, Chattanooga Christian 1

singles

Hannah Henry (CCS) def. Sarah Joyce, 8-1

Danika Dorris (ND) def. Caroline Redberg, 8-3

Sarah Faith Ingell (ND) def. Emmie Cornell, 8-2

Mary Margaret Haywood (ND) def. Roo Rogers, 8-0

Katie Lamsey (ND) def. Sarah Smith, 8-4

Jessica Moore (ND) def. Lizzy Hoffecker, 8-1

Doubles

Joyce-Dorris (ND) def. Henry Cornell, 8-4

Ingell-Haywood (ND) def. Redberg-Smith, 8-5

Lamsey-Moore (ND) Rogers-Haffecker, 9-8 (6)

 

Notre Dame Boys 9, Chattanooga Christian 0

Doubles

Charles Jabaley-J.R. Davis (ND) def. Joe Sliger-Nick Baxendell, 8-1

Thomas Gaudin-Andrew Lisy (ND) def. Will French-Tommy Howell, 8-1

Rett Bryant-Addison Turner (CCS) def. Aaron Marini-Nick Coronis, 9-7

singles

Charles Jabaley (ND) def. Joe Sliger, 8-3

J.R. Davis (ND) def. Will French, 8-1

Andrew Lisy (ND) def.  Nick Baxendell, 8-3

Thomas Gaudin (ND) def. Rett Bryant, 8-2

Aaron Marini (ND) def. Tommy Howell, 8-4

Nick Coronis (ND) def. Addison Turner, 8-5

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




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