|Tide netters sweep Union City away |
|Posted: Monday, March 28, 2011 7:41 am |
|The Union City tennis teams got swept by the Tide on Thursday. |
Both the Twister boys and girls fell by respective scores of 4-3 and 6-1 at Trenton.
The UC tennis squads see action next on Tuesday at home against Gibson County.
On the campaign, the Union City girls are 2-3, while the boys are 2-1.
Boys’ action on Thursday began in an encouraging manner.
Top Twister Julio Fuentes defeated Tideman Garrett Hinson 8-5 and No. 2 local Jacob Triplett prevailed by an 8-6 count.
From there, Union City didn’t win another match.
Third seed Alex Pegram and No. 5 Twister John Harpole fell to the respective opposition of Jerry Rogers and Eli King by a similar 8-2 count.
Meanwhile, Nate Adams edged fourth-seeded Russ Smith 8-6.
In doubles play on the boys’ side, Triplett and Smith came close, but ultimately lost (8-6) to Trenton’s Butler and King.
Fuentes and Pegram were bested by an 8-1 margin by Hinson and Rogers.
On the girls’ side, Union City’s second seed Tara Elam was the lone victory. She bested Rachel Taylor 8-5.
Top Lady Twister Anna Moore fell (8-5) to Hallie Norman, while Laura Reed Smith lost by an 8-2 count to Shayla Smith.
Fourth seed Jenna Miller was edged by the Tide’s Morgan Esdale (8-6), while Blair Beachum was downed by Madison Maitland 8-5.
Doubles play had Norman and Taylor as 8-3 victors over Moore and Miller, while Smith and Maitland teamed to better Elam and Smith 8-2 in tandem action.
UC at Trenton
Hallie Norman (T) defeated Anna Moore (UC), 8-5.
Tara Elam (UC) defeated Rachel Taylor (T), 8-5.
Shayla Smith (T) defeated Laura Reed Smith (UC), 8-2.
Morgan Esdale (T) defeated Jenna Miller (UC), 8-6.
Madison Maitland (T) defeated Blair Beachum (UC), 8-5.
H. Norman/R. Taylor (T) defeated A. Moore/J. Miller (UC), 8-3.
S. Smith/M. Maitland (T) defeated T. Elam/L. Smith (UC), 8-2.
Julio Fuentes (UC) defeated Garrett Hinson (T), 8-5.
Jacob Triplett (UC) defeated Drew Butler (T), 8-5.
Jerry Rogers (T) defeated Alex Pegram (UC), 8-1.
Nate Adams (T) defeated Russ Smith (UC), 8-6.
Eli King (T) defeated John Harpole (UC), 8-2.
G. Hinson/J. Rogers (T) defeated J. Fuentes/A. Pegram (UC), 8-1
J. Triplett/R. Smith (UC) defeated, D. Butler/E. King (T) 8-6.