High School Tennis
Northgate teams sweep Heard
Northgate tennis teams swept Heard County on Tuesday, dominating separate boys and girls 5-0 victories.
Vikings singles players Larry Sloan, Cole Chenowith and Nate Taylor didn’t give up a single game in respective 8-0 victories. The boys capped off the match with a sweep in doubles.
Daniel Blocker and Alex Waldron combined at the No. 1 position for an 8-2 victory, while Andrew Kelley and Peyton Thomas also breezed to an 8-1 effort in No. 2 doubles.
In girls action, the Lady Vikings also didn’t give up more than two games in any of its five lines of play led by Hayley Hasberger’s 8-0 shutout at No. 2 singles.
Danielle Rankin earned an 8-1 win at the No. 1 position while Ally Chenowith earned an 8-2 decision at No. 3 singles.
Doubles teams of Sara Edmonds and Sarah Guilot at the No. 1 spot as well as Lauren Handley and Sydney Wells also both scored 8-1 victories to complete the sweep.
Hayley Hasberger and Lauren Schexnayder added an 8-1 doubles victory in exhibition play for Northgate’s girls.
In boys exhibitions, Northgate’s Tanner Kelly and D.J. Hernandez lost 9-7 in doubles while Nathan Potter lost his singles match 8-1.
NEWNAN TEAMS SPLIT REGION MATCHES AT WESTLAKE: Newnan tennis teams split a pair of Region 3-AAAAAA matches at Westlake on Tuesday led by a 4-1 victory by the Cougars.
Landon Goolsby and Mikey Miller earned wins in contested efforts against the Lions, who forfeited both doubles matches.
Westlake’s victory came from Georgia Tech signee Chris Eubanks at No. 1 singles in a 8-2 decision over Newnan standout William Ballou.
The Lady Cougars, however, dropped a 3-2 decision in a match that came down to a tiebreaker at No. 1 doubles.
Newnan’s girls picked up victories from both Caroline Davis at No. 3 singles as well as Ansley Knight and Lindley Hudson at No. 2 doubles. Davis won her match 8-3 while Knight and Hudson teamed for a 8-2 decision.
The Lady Cougars’ No. 1 doubles tandem of Olivia Dumas and Lollie Davis lost a 10-7 tiebreaker after both sides won eight games.
Doubles teams of Srushti Patel and Emily Sealy (8-1) and Ellie Waters and Bailey Andrews (9-7) each won challenge matches for Newnan’s girls.
HERITAGE TEAMS SPLIT WITH CROWN ATHLETICS: The Heritage School’s girls swept three doubles matches in dominating fashion on Monday in a 4-2 victory over Crown Athletics in Woodstock.
Natalie Bunch and Clara Haugen teamed for a 8-0 win while doubles lineups of Abbie Farr and Madison Crymes as well as Isabelle Harris and Lauren Wheat each earned 8-1 decisions for the Lady Hawks.
Heritage also picked up an 8-1 victory at No. 1 singles from Tate Crymes. Singles players Kendall Crowder and Michaela Haugen dropped 8-5 decisions, respectively, at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions.
In boys action, the Hawks fell 3-2 despite wins from Hamza Khan and Chris Truong at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively.
Khan defeated Austin Clarke 8-3 while Truong outlasted Matthew Carroll 8-4.
Heritage had a pair of doubles matches go deep before each fell 8-6. They included Anish Patel and Phillip Turner at the No. 2 position and Chase Schuman and Parker Jones at the No. 3 spot.
At No. 1 doubles, Curtis Godwin and Lawson Harris fell 8-1 to Crown’s top tandem of Robert Boudon and Zac Sellers.