Hixson Netters Top Brainerd

Wildcats Unbeaten in District

Thursday, April 03, 2014 - by B.B. Branton

The Hixson tennis teams took a big step towards second straight District 6-A.AA titles with a sweep of host Brainerd Thursday; 9-0 in boys and 6-3 in girls.

Boys Match: Hixson moved to 5-0 in district play as Alex Condra (Hixson) edged Bernard King, 8-2, at No.1 singles in a well played match. The Wildcats have won 15 straight district matches over two seasons.

Rotary is Next: The Hixson boys (5-0 in district la will compete in the Chattanooga Rotary B Division this weekend.

Hixson Boys 9, Brainerd 0

Singles

Alex Condra (H) def. Bernard King 8-2

Richard Vuong (H) def. Cameron Jeffries 8-1
Carl Phillips (H) def. Ralph Foster 8-1
Angel Salinas (H) def. Kobeia Ford 8-0
Ethan Gossett (H) def. Deshaun Fair 8-2
Landan Goforth (H0 def. Curtis Davis 8-0

Doubles
Phillips/Nguyen (H) def. King/Jeffries 8-2
DeFriese/Gossett (H) def. Foster/Fair 8-1
Salinas/Goforth (H) def. Ford/Moore 8-0

Records: Hixson: 7-2 (Overall); 5-0 (District 6-A/AA); Brainerd (2-3, 2-3)

Girls Match: At No.1, singles, Brainerd's Brittany Canty defeated Michelle Phillips, 8-4, but the Wildcats won the match and are 5-0 in district play.

Hixson Girls 6, Brainerd 3

Singles
Brittany Canty (B) def. Michelle Phillips 8-4
Brianna Canty (B) def. Haylee Gossett 8-4
Emily Davis (H) def. Kayla Corner 8-1
Caylee Schannuth (H) def. Porchia Turner 8-4
Maggie Ozborn (H) def. Dezreal Hutchinson 8-1
Corynne Schannuth (H) def. Careka Reed 8-0

Doubles
Canty/Canty (B) def. Phillips/Gossett 8-6
Davis/Schannuth (H) def. Hutchinson/Reed 8-1
Schannuth/Ozborn (H) def. Turner/Corner 8-3

Records: Hixson: 5-4 (Overall); 5-0 (District 6-A/AA); Brainerd (3-2, 3-2)

Notes: Red Bank has district matches with Hixson (April 8) and Brainerd (April 10) ... Brainerd will host the singles and doubles district tournament, April 28-29 ... The Region tournament will be at the Champions Club.

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



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