Signal Mountain Tennis Sends 5 To State Tournament; Boys, Girls Win Sectional Matches On Tuesday

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Sectional winners from Signal Mountain
Sectional winners from Signal Mountain

The Signal Mountain Tennis Program had five students qualify for state at Monday’s Region 3 Individual Tournament. The Eagles claimed titles in girls’ doubles, boys’ doubles and boys’ singles. Sunshine Finnell from CSAS won the girls’ singles title and qualified for next week’s state tournament. The teams represented were: Signal Mountain, CSAS, Loudon, Meigs County and McMinn Central.

On Tuesday, both the girls' and boys' tennis teams at Signal Mountain won their sectional match today and will represent Region 3 in next week's state tournament. The girls defeated Watertown 4-1, and the boys advanced over Cannon County 4-0. Both opponents of Signal Mountain were representing Region 4. 

Signal Mountain Girls 4, Watertown 1

Order of finished- first to 4 wins

2. Callie Mastin (SM) def Tawny Ashworth (W) 6-2, 6-2

1. Grace Williams (SM) def Morgan Brown (W) 6-2, 6-3

4. Carson Cowan (W) def Jenna Riese (SM) 6-3, 2-6, 6-3

5. Amelia Sisson (SM) def Jasmyn Franklin (W) 6-3, 5-7, 6-2

1. Williams/Mastin (SM) def Brown/Cowan (W) 8-2

3. Kassidy Parishen (W) def Emilie Werner (SM) 6-7, 7-6, 7-5

Signal Mountain Boys 4, Cannon County 0

Order of finished – first to 4 wins

5. Cooper Mastin def Dylan Hodge 6-0, 6-0

1. Gabe Williams def Luke Jakes 6-0, 6-0

3. Grant Gilbert def Brandon Miles 6-2, 6-1

2. Jay Griggs def Brady Cunningham 6-4, 6-0

4. Ryan Griggs (SM) def Gus Davenport (CC) 7-5, 6-1

Girls Singles

Semifinals

Sunshine Finnell (CSAS) def Jaclyn Tyler (CHS) 6-1, 6-2

Liberty Meadows (M) def Rethika Ambalam (CSAS) 6-7, 7-6, 6-4

Finals

Finnell (CSAS) def Meadows (M) 6-1, 6-1

Girls Doubles

Semifinals

Olivia Porterfield/Kendall Berry (CSAS) def Becca Godsey/Anna Queen (M) 6-3, 6-4

Grace Williams/Emilie Werner (SM) def Lauren Jenkins/Abigail Queen (CHS) 6-0, 6-0

Finals

Williams/Werner (SM) def Porterfield/Berry (CSAS) 6-1, 6-3

Boys Singles

Semifinals

Ryan Griggs (SM) def Eli Favaloro (M) 6-1, 6-1

John Houk (CHS) def Nathan Morris (SM) 7-5, 6-4

Finals

Griggs (SM) def Houk (CHS) 6-2, 6-2

Boys Doubles

Semifinals

Gabe Williams/Zach Ottley (SM) def Tyler Creasman/Caleb Newman (M) 6-0, 6-0

Liam Porterfield/Diego Lourenco (CSAS) def Hayden Ferguson/Tyler Mills (L) 6-2, 6-2

Finals

Williams/Ottley (SM) def Portefield/Lourenco (CSAS) 7-5, 6-2


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