Boyd Buchanan Tennis Tops CSAS

Monday, May 5, 2014 - by B.B. Branton

The Boyd Buchanan girls (6-0) and boys (5-1) tennis teams posted wins against CSAS Monday in the District 5 semifinals played at the Brainerd courts.

Tuesday's District 5 Finals: Brainerd Courts

Girls - BBS vs. Collegedale, 2 p.m.

Boys - BBS vs. Grace Academy, 4 p.m.

Boyd Buchanan Girls 4, CSAS 0

Makenna Thomas (BBS) def. Sneha Mahesh, 6-3, 6-0

Katie Delay (BBS) vs. Allycia Lee (CSAS) did not finish

Page Zumbrun (BBS) def. Cadence Camp, 6-1, 6-0

Christina Amos (BBS) def. Kendall Camp, 6-0, 6-0

Shelby Brown (BBS) def. Elizabeth Stucki, 6-0, 6-1

Boyd Buchanan Boys 4, CSAS 0

Joseph Fairchild (BBS) vs. Chandler Custer (CSAS) did not finish

Jake Harden (BBS) def. Kevin Lee, 6-2, 6-1

Grayson Hartness (BBS) def. Rupert Congmon, 6-0,6-0

Charlie Driver (BBS) def. Sean Kennon, 6-1, 6-2

David Zumbrun (BBS) def. Albert Liu, 6-1, 6-1

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


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