District 7 Tennis - Individual Tourney

Finals Tuesday at Champions

Monday, May 5, 2014 - by B.B. Branton
Signal Mtn Eagles - District 7 Champs (l-r)  Head Coach Renato Mizutani, Grant Williams, Thomas Thelen, Jason Morris, Micajah Tucker, Zach Brown, Luke Blentlinger, Asst Coach 
Douglas Mashburn
Signal Mtn Eagles - District 7 Champs (l-r) Head Coach Renato Mizutani, Grant Williams, Thomas Thelen, Jason Morris, Micajah Tucker, Zach Brown, Luke Blentlinger, Asst Coach Douglas Mashburn

All four  top seeds in singles and doubles advanced to Tuesday's finals in the District 7 individual singles and doubles tennis tournament at the Champions Club.

Finals are Tuesday 3:30 p.m. at the Champions Club. Both finalists advance to the region next week.

Boys Singles:

Quarters: 4) Thomas Gaudin (ND) def 5) Micajah Tucker (SM), 6-2, 6-3; 6) Andrew Lizy (ND) def, 3) Will French (CCS), 6-1, 6-3; 2) Joe Sliger (CCS) def. 7) Logan Street (Sequatchie Co.), 6-0, 6-0

Semis: 1) Jason Morris (SM) def, 4) Gaudin, 0-6, 6-3, 7-5; 6) Lizy def. (2) Sliger, 6-2, 6-2

Finals 1) Jason Morris (SM) vs. 6) Andrew Lizy (ND)

Boys Doubles

Quarters: (4) Thomas Thelen-Grant Williams (SM) def, Ret Bryant-Addison Turner (CCS), 6-3, 6-3; 3) Nick Baxendall-Tommy Howell (CCS) def. 6) Aaron Marini-Nick Coronis (ND), 6-1, 6-2

Semis:  1) Charles Jabaley-J.R. Davis (ND) def. Thelen-Williams, 6-0,6-0; 2)  Zach Brown-Luke Blentlinger (SM) def. 3) Baxendall-Howell, 6-4 6-2'

Finals: 1) Charles Jabaley-J.R. Davis (ND) vs.  2)  Zach Brown-Luke Blentlinger (SM)

Girls Singles

Quarterfinals: 4) Caroline Redberg (CCS) def. Anna Cameron (SM), 6-4, 6-2; 3) Danika Dorris (ND) def. 6) Hannah Skinner (SM), 6-0, 6-0; 2) Sarah Joyce (ND) def. 7) Sarah Mills (Sequatchie Co.), 6-0, 6-0

Semifinals: 1) Hannah Henry (CCS) def. Redberg (CCS), 6-1, 6-1; 3) Dorris (ND) def. ) Joyce, 1-6, 7-5, 6-2

Finals: 1) Hannah Henry (CCS) vs. 3) Danika Dorris (ND)

Girls Doubles

4) Katie Lamsey-Jessica Moore (ND) def. 5) Roo Rogers-Kadie Ann Smith (CCS), 6-4, 6-1; 3) Emmie Cornell-Sara Smith (CCS) def. 6) Mary Elizabeth Wakim-Sarah Kate Bailey (SM), 6-2, 6-2; 2) Sarah Faith Ingell-Mary Margaret Haywood (ND) def. 7) Ireland Barch-Makalia Hoo (Sequatchie Co.), 6-0, 6-0

Semis: 1) Kyllila Tucker-Allwyn Fisher (SM) def. 4) Lamsey-Moore (ND), 6-3, 6-3; 2) Ingell-Haywood (ND) def. 3) Cornell-Smith (CCS), 6-1, 6-2

Finals: 1) Kyllila Tucker-Allwyn Fisher (SM) vs. 2) Sarah Faith Ingell-Mary Margaret Haywood (ND)

Notes: Two long, come-from-behind semifinal singles matches to close out the day's tennis... top seeded Jason Morris (SM) defeated 4) Thomas Gaudin (ND), 0-6, 6-3, 7-5 ... Morris won only two points in the first set before rallying for the win ... 3) Danika Dorris (ND) edged teammate 2) Sarah Joyce, 1-6, 7-5, 6-2



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