High School Tennis

Newnan blanks Hughes; unbeaten in region play

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Respective Newnan No. 1 singles player Gray Griffies earned a shutout victory on Wednesday at home against opponents from Langston Hughes. County tennis lineups battled bitter cold and high winds a day after playing in 72-degree temperatures on the court. Both the Lady Cougars and Cougars stayed unbeaten in Region 3-AAAAAA play with 5-0 victories over Hughes. East Coweta's boys also had yet to lose a region match heading into Wednesday's matchup with Douglas County. The two Coweta rivals will play one another to close the regular season on April 1. 

Newnan and East Coweta boys tennis teams have emerged as the teams to beat in Region 3-AAAAAA this year as the two lineups continue to move toward a showdown on April 1 to close the regular season.

On Wednesday, the Cougars didn’t give up a game to Langston Hughes in a 5-0 shutout victory. The Indians, meanwhile, headed into a match with Douglas County on the heels of a 5-0 win over Tri-Cities.

Singles players William Ballou, Landon Goolsby and Mikey Miller all won respective matches 8-0 against Langston Hughes while improving their record to 2-0 in 3-AAAAAA play.

Doubles victories came from teams of Thomas Touchstone and Matt Paschal at the No. 1 position and Rob Estes and Thomas Schulz at the No. 2 spot.

The Lady Cougars equally breezed through a 5-0 shutout over Langston Hughes on a cold, windy afternoon. A day after shutting out Douglas County among summer-like temperatures, Newnan’s girls improved to 2-0 in 3-AAAAAA with the win.

Gray Griffies and Caroline Davis blanked opponents at No. 1 and No. 3 singles respectively on Wednesday while Carly Griffies won 8-4 at No. 2 singles.

The Lady Cougars’ No. 1 doubles team of Claire Hanna and Caitlyn Hewett won 8-2 while Bailey Andrews and Elizabeth Cobb combined for a 8-1 victory.

Both Newnan teams now head to LaGrange on Friday to open a weekend tournament on Friday.

East Coweta’s boys equally dominated its win over Tri-Cities on Tuesday with Matt Byers earning a 8-0 win at No. 1 singles. Moises Escobar and Mitchell Corley won 8-0 at No. 1 doubles, with the remaining three lines ending in forfeits by the Bulldogs.

The Lady Indians moved their 3-AAAAAA record to 1-1 heading into Wednesday’s match in Douglasville after shutting out Tri-Cities 5-0.

Singles players Priscilla Truong and Jasmine Keller each earned 8-0 shutouts at the No. 1 and No. 2 positions. East Coweta’s No. 1 doubles team of Raelee Heinz and Taylor Morris also captured an 8-0 victory with the final two lines coming in forfeits by Tri-Cities.

Results of Wednesday’s matches between East Coweta and Tri-Cities were unavailable at deadline.

Coaches are encouraged to report scores to the Times-Herald sports department through email at sports@newnan.com



Newnan and East Coweta boys tennis teams have emerged as the teams to beat in Region 3-AAAAAA this year as the two lineups continue to move toward a showdown on April 1 to close the regular season.

On Wednesday, the Cougars didn’t give up a game to Langston Hughes in a 5-0 shutout victory. The Indians, meanwhile, headed into a match with Douglas County on the heels of a 5-0 win over Tri-Cities.

Singles players William Ballou, Landon Goolsby and Mikey Miller all won respective matches 8-0 against Langston Hughes while improving their record to 2-0 in 3-AAAAAA play.

Doubles victories came from teams of Thomas Touchstone and Matt Paschal at the No. 1 position and Rob Estes and Thomas Schulz at the No. 2 spot.

The Lady Cougars equally breezed through a 5-0 shutout over Langston Hughes on a cold, windy afternoon. A day after shutting out Douglas County among summer-like temperatures, Newnan’s girls improved to 2-0 in 3-AAAAAA with the win.

Gray Griffies and Caroline Davis blanked opponents at No. 1 and No. 3 singles respectively on Wednesday while Carly Griffies won 8-4 at No. 2 singles.

The Lady Cougars’ No. 1 doubles team of Claire Hanna and Caitlyn Hewett won 8-2 while Bailey Andrews and Elizabeth Cobb combined for a 8-1 victory.

Both Newnan teams now head to LaGrange on Friday to open a weekend tournament on Friday.

East Coweta’s boys equally dominated its win over Tri-Cities on Tuesday with Matt Byers earning a 8-0 win at No. 1 singles. Moises Escobar and Mitchell Corley won 8-0 at No. 1 doubles, with the remaining three lines ending in forfeits by the Bulldogs.

The Lady Indians moved their 3-AAAAAA record to 1-1 heading into Wednesday’s match in Douglasville after shutting out Tri-Cities 5-0.

Singles players Priscilla Truong and Jasmine Keller each earned 8-0 shutouts at the No. 1 and No. 2 positions. East Coweta’s No. 1 doubles team of Raelee Heinz and Taylor Morris also captured an 8-0 victory with the final two lines coming in forfeits by Tri-Cities.

Results of Wednesday’s matches between East Coweta and Tri-Cities were unavailable at deadline.

Coaches are encouraged to report scores to the Times-Herald sports department through email at sports@newnan.com







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