Prep Tennis: D-II AA Boys Final Four Set

Baylor, MBA, McCallie, MUS

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - by B.B Branton

McCallie defeated host Christian Brothers, 5-0, Wednesday at the Raquet Club of Memphis to advance to the Final Four at Spring Fling XIV state tourney next week in Murfreesboro.

Defending champion Baylor along with MBA and MUS also won quarterfinal matches earlier to comprise the Final Four.

This is the eighth straight year that these four schools have played in the state Final Four.

2017 Final Four – Tuesday May 23 .. Semifinals: Baylor vs. McCallie and MBA vs. MUS

Final will be played May 24

The last time the Final Four had a different lineup was 2009 as champion McCallie, Knox Webb, MBA and MUS were the teams.

Last Seven Years: MBA won three straight (2010-2012), followed by MUS (2013-15) and Baylor in 2016.

McCallie 5, Christian Bros 0

At the Racquet Club of Memphis 


McCallie gained the doubles point win with wins at Nos.2 and 3 and then secured the victory with singles wins at Nos. 3-6.

 

Doubles

2. Zan Meyer-George Brant (McC) def. Chris Beals-Matthew Keeler 8-1

3. Evan Ellinger-Andrew Shinnick (McC) def. Callum Doty-Hays Kassen 8-0

 

Singles

3. Meyer (McC) def. Beals 6-1, 6-3

4. Bruce Renner (McC) def. Keeler 6-1, 6-1

5. Ellinger (McC) def. Doty 6-0, 6-1

6. Faraz Ghamgosar (McC) def. Kasser 6-1, 6-3

 

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



Lady Flame Golfers Post Top 5 Finish At Battle Of Old South

BLUFFTON, S.C. – The Lee women's golf team turned in a top-five finish at the Battle of Old South hosted by the University of North Carolina Pembroke on Sunday afternoon as the Lady Flames carded a 300 team total and finished tied for fourth with a 36-hole score of 597. The ladies from SCAD-Savannah led from start to finish after firing rounds of 292-290-582 and won by ... (click for more)

Coldron's Goal Lifts Lee Men's Soccer Over Union

Thanks to an Alfie Coldron goal and another clean sheet from goalkeeper Tristan Putnam the Lee men's soccer team blanked the Union University Bulldogs, 1-0 on a muggy Sunday afternoon. Coldron scored the lone goal of the match in the 37 th minute as he dribbled around two defenders and slid a shot inside the near post past the diving keeper to put the Flames ahead just ... (click for more)

3 Separate Shootings Early Sunday Morning Leave 1 Critically Injured, Another In Serious Condition

Chattanooga Police responded to three shootings, early Sunday morning. Jelani Sorrell, 33, was injured in the first shooting.  Chattanooga Police officers responded at 1:26 a.m. to a person shot at the Sky Zoo Night Club.  Upon arrival they were able to locate Sorrell suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Sorrell was transported to a local hospital in critical ... (click for more)

Home Damaged By Fire In Lookout Valley Sunday Afternoon

A home was damaged extensively by fire Sunday afternoon in Lookout Valley. At approximately  3 p.m.,  the Chattanooga Fire Department dispatched multiple companies to  1203 O ’ Grady Drive in Lookout Valley for a smoke investigation. First arriving units found a large two-story house involved with heavy fire and smoke. An initial interior attack was ... (click for more)

Fix Obamacare, Don't Repeal It - And Response (2)

John McCain recently said, "I cannot in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal. I believe we could do better working together, Republicans and Democrats, and have not yet really tried. Nor could I support it without knowing how much it will cost, how it will affect insurance premiums, and how many people will be helped or hurt by it. Without a full (Congressional Budget ... (click for more)

Roy Exum - ‘Let’s Talk Real Life’

In mid-November of 2015, the Missouri football team very unwisely went on strike. A black student had refused to eat until a list of racially-based demands were met. Some on the football team were sympathetic and it quickly morphed into the biggest catastrophe in the annals of higher education. The university would lose hundreds of millions, athletic donations dropped 72 percent, ... (click for more)