McCallie Middle School Tennis Defeats Signal Mountain

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
- photo by Cindy McCroskey

At McCallie Drew Holland, Barnes Thomas and Jacob Cornell won in both singles and doubles, and the McCallie middle school tennis team blanked the Signal Mountain Eagles 9-0.  Adit Harish, Frierson Brown and Henry Clark also won in singles, and Christopher Moore, George Robbins and William Negus were doubles winner. McCallie is now 5-0.


The McCallie B team defeated the Signal Mountain B team 11-1.

Singles winners were Zachary Murray, Liam Ensign, Gokul Palanati, Whit Chakwin, Cy Shumate, Gaurav Rathi, Lucas Presley and James Steffner.  Doubles winners included JB Watson, Davis Bartow, Collin Levredge and JD Gant.

Overall McCallie played 23 players, and 21 won at least one match.  The individual results of the match were as follows.

McCallie 9  Signal Mountain 0

Singles:

  1.   Drew Holland (M) defeated Nick Gibson (SM) 8-6

  2.   Barnes Thomas (M) defeated Payne Hurst (SM) 8-0

  3.   Adit Harish (M) defeated Joey Webb (SM) 8-3

  4.   Frierson Brown (M) defeated Hayden McClain (SM) 8-3

  5.   Henry Clark (M) defeated Jimmy Gianassi (SM) 8-0

  6.   Jacob Cornell (M) defeated Gavin McGowan (SM) 8-1

Doubles:

  1. Drew Holland-Barnes Thomas (M) defeated Gibson-Hurst (SM) 8-5

  2. Jacob Cornell-Christopher Moore (M) defeated Webb-McClain (SM) 8-3

  3. George Robbins-William Negus (M) defeated Gianassi-McGowan (SM) 8-2


McCallie B Team 11 Signal Mountain B Team 1

Singles:

  1. Zachary Murray (M) defeated Sam Corn (SM) 8-3

  2.  Liam Ensign (M) defeated Dilan Stafford (SM) 8-1  

  3. Gokul Palanati (M) defeated Liam Baker (SM) 8-2

  4. Whit Chakwin (M) defeated Pierce Gianassi (SM) 8-3 

  5.  Cy Shumate (M) defeated Carter Downs (SM) 8-0

  6. Gaurav Rathi (M) defeated Luke Sowa (SM) 8-1

  7. Lucas Presley  (M) defeated David Wakim (SM) 8-0

  8. James Steffner (M) defeated David Wakim (SM) 8-2

Doubles:

  1. Paul Tran-Savan Patel (M) lost to Corn-Stafford (SM) 8-3

  2. JB Watson-Davis Bartow (M) defeated Baker-Gonzales (SM) 8-5

  3. Collin Levredge-JD Gant (M) Downs-Sowa (SM) 8-0


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