|Twisters’ sweep clean against rival Central |
|Posted: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 3:58 pm |
The Union City boys are now on a collision course with undefeated District 14A-AA tennis squad Trenton.
Union City’s Tara Elam prepares to serve.
The Twister guys, who blanked Obion Central 7-0 on Monday, host the Tidemen this afternoon.
On the girls’ side, Union City also spun a 7-0 shutout against the Lady Rebels.
On Monday, the UC boys began play knowing they needed just one triumph to claim the match as the Rebels only had three boys.
Top Twister Julio Fuentes bested T.J. Riddle 8-2, while Jacob Triplett topped Rebel No. 2 Tyler Wallace 8-3.
Union City’s Russ Smith blanked Eric Brann (8-0) in the battle of three seeds.
Both Alex Pegram (No. 4 seed) and Alex O’Neill (fifth seed) claimed forfeit victories in singles action.
In boys’ doubles play, Triplett and Smith blanked Wallace and Brann 8-0, while Fuentes and O’Neill were awarded a forfeit win.
Girls’ play on Monday had Anna Moore an 8-1 victor over Lindsay Castellaw and Tara Elam prevailing 8-2 over Marissa Howard.
Lady Twister No. 3 seed Jenna Miller won via forfeit as Kacee Warren withdrew due to injury. Miller was up 4-1 at the time. Warren twister her ankle. Obion Central tennis coach Terrance Moore told that Warren would probably not play for the remainder of the week.
Fourth-seeded Union City lady Gracie Frankum blanked Kristen Storey 8-0, while Laura Reed Smith doubled Lady Rebel Shelly Pate (8-4) at No. 5.
In girls’ duos action, Moore and Elam prevailed 8-1 over Castellaw and Howard, while Frankum and Smith doubled Storey and Pate 8-4.
Central goes to Westview this afternoon.
Trenton at Union City
Anna Moore (UC) defeated Lindsay Castellaw (OC) 8-1.
Tara Elam (UC) defeated Marissa Howard (OC) 8-2.
Jenna Miller (UC) defeated Kacee Warren (OC) 4-1.
Gracie Frankum (UC) defeated Kristen Storey (OC) 8-0.
Laura Reed Smith (UC) defeated Shelly Pate (OC) 8-4.
A. Moore/T. Elam (UC) defeated L. Castellaw/M. Howard (OC) 8-1.
G. Frankum/L. Smith (UC) defeated K. Storey/S. Pate (OC) 8-4.
Julio Fuentes (UC) defeated T.J. Riddle (OC) 8-3.
Jacob Triplett (UC) defeated Tyler Wallace (OC) 8-2.
Russ Smith (UC) defeated Eric Brann (OC) 8-0.
Alex Pegram (UC) won via forfeit.
Alex O’Neill (UC) won via forfeit.
J. Triplett/R. Smith (UC) defeated T. Wallace/E. Brann (OC) 8-0.
J. Fuentes/A. O’Neill won via forfeit.