|Tornadoes swept |
|Posted: Wednesday, April 21, 2010 5:11 pm |
|Trenton had Union City’s number on Tuesday afternoon. |
The Tide boys defeated the locals 6-1, while their female counterparts blanked UC 7-0 in prep tennis matches.
With the defeat, the Twister boys fall to 4-3 on the campaign. The Union City girls are now 4-5.
The UC netters return to action Thursday at Crockett County.
On Tuesday, Julio Fuentes was the lone Union City winner. Fuentes defeated Garrett Hinson 8-3 in singles play.
Otherwise, Twister No. 2 seed Cameron Graham was edged 8-6 by Tucker Glidewell, while Jackson Donnell fell to Austin Coleman 8-5.
Top Tornado Will Regan and No. 5 seed Jacob Triplett were both bested by the same margin (8-1) against their respective opposition of Thomas Adams and Jerry Rogers.
In doubles action, Hinson and Coleman were 8-5 victors over Fuentes and Donnell, while Regan and Graham were downed (8-2) by Adams and Glidewell.
On the girls’ side, top Lady Twister Mary Elizabeth Harpole came the closest to an individual triumph before ultimately falling 9-7 to Lea Prestininzi.
No. 5 UC girl Erica Sturkie was ahead (3-2) against Morgan Esdale when she had to withdraw due to injury. Sturkie rolled her ankle and hurt her wrist as she attempted to break her fall. According to UC tennis coach Jason Deem, her injury is likely a sprained ankle. Sturkie will be out at least a week.
Esdale was awarded the victory.
In other girls’ play, Trenton’s third seed Rachel Taylor doubled Elizabeth Fuller 8-4, while Hallie Norman bested Anna Moore 8-1 and Shayla Smith defeated Gracie Frankum 8-2.
Doubles play had Harpole and Moore on the wrong side of an 8-2 final against Prestininzi and Norman. Tara Elam and Frankum lost to Taylor and Smith by a like margin.
Trenton at UC
Lea Prestininzi (T) defeated Mary Elizabeth Harpole (UC), 9-7.
Hallie Norman (T) defeated Anna Moore (UC), 8-1.
Rachel Taylor (T) defeated Elizabeth Fuller (UC), 8-4.
Shayla Smith (T) defeated Gracie Frankum (UC), 8-4.
Morgan Esdale (T) defeated Erica Sturkie (UC), 3-2 (Sturkie retired due to injury).
L. Prestininzi/H. Norman (T) defeated M. Harpole/A. Moore (UC), 8-2.
R. Taylor/S. Smith (T) defeated Tara Elam/G. Frankum (UC), 8-2.
Thomas Adams (T) defeated Will Regan (UC), 8-1.
Tucker Glidewell (T) defeated Cameron Graham (UC), 8-6.
Julio Fuentes (UC) defeated Garrett Hinson (T), 8-3.
Austin Coleman (T) defeated Jackson Donnell (UC), 8-5.
Jerry Rogers (T) defeated Jacob Triplett (UC), 8-1.
T. Adams/T. Glidewell (T) defeated W. Regan/C. Graham (UC), 8-2.
G. Hinson/A. Coleman (T) defeated J. Fuentes/J. Donnell (UC), 8-5.