Prep Tennis: Individual Region Results

ND Send Two Doubles Team To State

Monday, May 16, 2016 - by B.B Branton

 

Notre Dame qualified a pair of doubles teams (D-I A-AA) to next week’s Spring Fling XXIII in Murfreesboro, while Soddy Daisy and East Hamilton in D-I AAA have singles and doubles champions, respectively, headed to next week.

 

In A-AA at Champions Club ….

Finals are Tuesday

 

Hixson and Collegedale have two in the finals which are set for 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Champions, while Boyd Buchanan, Brainerd, Red Bank and Silverdale have one finalist each.

 

L-o-n-g Match: In A-AA boys singles, Daniel Cox (Red Bank) needed three sets and two hours and 30 minutes to defeat District 5 champion Jake Harden (Boyd Buc), 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 in a well-played match. Cox will face long-time friend and District 6 champion Carl Phillips (Hixson) in the finals. Phillips beat Cox in the district finals, 6-0, 6-4.

 

Hopeful of Spring Fling Return Trip: Hixson’s Phillips played in the state doubles a year ago and hopes for a return trip in singles …. Teammate Alex Condra was a state singles runner-up a year ago and is in the region finals in doubles with Richard Vuong this year … Collegedale senior Matti Sue Nafie has made four region finals and won the region doubles title to earn a trip to Spring Fling XXI in 2014 … Nafie and Britton McElroy take on District 6 champs, Brianna and Brittany Canty of Brainerd in the finals.

 

Smart Tennis: All A’s and No.1 in their class … Hixson senior Alex Condra is valedictorian and headed to Emory University to study pre-med … Red Bank junior Daniel Cox is also No.1 in his class with all ‘s …. Both students have been No.1 in their class throughout high school and have never made a letter grade below an A since elementary school. 

 

Region 3 A-AA Individual

Semifinals

 

Girls Singles

Christina Amos (Boyd Buc) def. Caylee Schannuth (Hixson)

Kinsey Anderson (Silverdale) def. Madi Blackburn (Chattanooga Central), 6-2,6-1

 

Boys Singles

Daniel Cox (Red Bank) def. Jake Harden (Boyd Buc), 6-4, 4-6, 6-4

Carl Phillips (Hixson) def. Jameson Mench (Silverdale), 7-6 (0), 6-4

 

Girls Doubles

Matti Sue Nafie/Britton Mcelroy (Collegedale) def. Karmin Nevels-Alysanne Vuong (Hixson), 6-0, 6-2

Brianna Canty-Brittany Canty (Brainerd) def. Emma Rice-Morgan Petet (Silverdale), 6-0, 6-2

 

Boys Doubles

Alex Condra-Richard Vuong (Hixson) def. Michael Otto-Charlie Driver (Boyd Buc), 6-0, 6-1

Holden McElroy-Colton Lang (Collegedale) def. Gary Paradis-Austin Camp (Red Bank), 3-6, 6-2, 6-0

 

Finals: Tuesday at The Champions Club … 3:30 p.m. … winners advance to Spring Fling next week

 

Region 4 A-AA in Murfreesboro (winners advance to Spring Fling)

 

Girls Doubles Champions: Sarah Faith Ingell-Mary Margaret Haywood (ND)

 

Boys Doubles Champions: Andrew Lisy-Nick Coronis (ND)

 

Region 3 AAA at Cookeville (winners advance to Spring Fling)

 

Girls Singles Champions: Olivia Crawley (Soddy Daisy)

Girls Doubles Champions: Megan Gallups-Avalon Langley (EH) def. Shelby Noe-Katelynn Coyner, 6-7 (7), 6-1, 6-4

 

Team State Quarterfinals

 

Thursday –5 p.m. EDT AAA East Hamilton Girls at Murfreesboro Oakland at Old Fort Park

Winner advances to Spring Fling XXIII  State Final Four  May 24-25 in Murfreesboro

 

Thursday – 3 p.m. A-AA Girls State Quarters at The Champions Club

Notre Dame defending state champs) vs. Collegedale

 

Friday – 4 p.m. A-AA Boys State Quarters  at The Champions Club

Notre Dame vs. Hixson

 

Friday - 4 p.m. D-II AA  State Quarters

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


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