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UC boys perfect vs. Central, overall

UC boys perfect vs. Central, overall
UC boys perfect vs. Central, overall

Obion Central’s Eric Brann talks with Union City’s Russ Smith and Jacob Triplett following Thursday’s tennis match.
The Union City boys’ record remains unblemished.
The Twisters improved to 3-0 on the campaign as they shut out Obion Central 7-0.
In the girls’ tennis match on Thursday, UC also prevailed 6-1.
The Rebel teams return to the courts Monday at home against Trenton.
Union City’s next match is April 12 when the locals host Dyersburg.
Three of the Twister boys won via an 8-0 margin on Thursday against OC.
Top Union City seed Julio Fuentes blanked Bradley Randolph, while UC’s No. 3 Russ Smith shut out Eric Brann.
Twister No. 4 seed Alex Pegram also prevailed 8-0 over Dallas Mathis. Union City’s fifth seed Alex O’Neill won via forfeit as Obion Central had just four boys.
UC’s Jacob Triplett also came out on top in a singles match, besting OC’s Tyler Wallace 8-2.
In guys’ doubles play, Triplett and Smith teamed to blank Randolph and Brann 8-0, while Fuentes and O’Neill routed Wallace and Mathis 8-1.
Girls’ action on Thursday saw a hotly-contested match in the battle of No. 3 seeds.
Central’s Kacee Warren ended up the winner of that tennis war by a 9-8 margin (7-4 tiebreaker).
Other action had top Lady Twister Anna Moore an 8-1 victor over Lindsay Castellaw, while UC’s Tara Elam bettered Lady Rebel Marissa Howard 8-2.
Union City’s No. 4 seed Laura Reed Smith provided the lone shutout of the girls’ match — an 8-0 blanking of Taylor Moore. Fifth-seeded Lady Twister Blair Beachum edged Shelly Pate 8-6.
Doubles play on Thursday had Moore and Elam as 8-5 winners over Castellaw and Warren. Frankum and Smith bested Howard and Moore 8-2.
Union City vs. Obion Central
Girls’ Singles
Anna Moore (UC) defeated Lindsay Castellaw (OC) 8-1.
Tara Elam (UC) defeated Marissa Howard (OC) 8-2.
Kacee Warren (OC) defeated Gracie Frankum (UC) 9-8 (7-4).
Laura Reed Smith (UC) defeated Taylor Moore (OC) 8-0.
Blair Beachum (UC) defeated Shelly Pate (OC) 8-6.
Girls’ Doubles
A. Moore/T. Elam (UC) defeated L. Castellaw/K. Warren (OC) 8-5.
G. Frankum/L. Smith (UC) defeated M. Howard/T. Moore (OC) 8-2.
Boys’ Singles
Julio Fuentes (UC) defeated Bradley Randolph (OC) 8-5.
Jacob Triplett (UC) defeated Tyler Wallace (OC) 8-2.
Russ Smith (UC) defeated Eric Brann (OC) 8-0.
Alex Pegram (UC) defeated Dallas Mathis (OC) 8-0.
Alex O’Neill (UC) won via forfeit.
Boys’ Doubles
J. Triplett/R. Smith (UC) defeated B. Randolph/E. Brann (OC) 8-0.
J. Fuentes/A. O’Neill defeated T. Wallace/D. Mathis (OC) 8-1.

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