Douglas ladies tennis secured a 13-Five win over Reed Thursday at the back of 3 singles wins from Ava Tarkanian and the doubles pairing of Paige Radelfinger and Abby Hutchings.
Tarkanian recorded wins of 6-0, 6-Four and 6-Three to select up 3 issues for Douglas whilst Radelfiner and Hutchings gained their units 6-2, 6-Three and 6-4.
Amanda Shaffer and Natalie Alexander each added two wins apiece at the singles courtroom for the Tigers whilst Maggie Hutchings and Taylor Reardon grabbed two wins at No. 2 doubles.
Anna Elias and Haley Kruger grabbed the general win in doubles for the Tigers.
UP NEXT: Douglas (4-3) willl commute to tackle Spanish Springs (2-4) Tuesday at Three p.m.
Reed boys tennis bests Douglas
Thursday, the Douglas Top boys tennis workforce traveled to Reed highschool and misplaced a neatly fought fit 13-5.
“Reed has turn into an higher tier workforce; their skill and enjoy had been on complete show in opposition to us,” mentioned head trainer Rod Smith. “We nonetheless have far to head prior to we will calmly compete with them.”
The primary spherical was once tricky for Douglas as no longer a unmarried participant gained some degree.
In the second one spherical, No. 2 singles seed James Jenks gained the primary level of the fit in opposition to the No. 1 singles seed from Reed.
The fit was once very shut, going to a tiebreaker, which Jenks gained 7-Five after edging out forward then falling again, being pressured to make a comeback all the set.
Trainer Smith was once very inspired with James’ win, “This was once by means of some distance the most productive I’ve noticed James play. He beat Reed’s absolute best singles participant with consistency and zen-like focal point.”
Within the 3rd spherical, each Reed and Douglas determined to sub in some gamers to reveal the ones gamers to the pressures of recreation play.
Douglas earned 4 extra issues due to the No. 1 singles seed, Zach Unger, the subbed No. Three singles seed, Connor Blaha, the No. Three doubles workforce Andrew Clutts and Jack Ratcliff, and the No. 2 doubles workforce Austin Sullivan and Tyler Gunderson.
This loss provides the lads workforce a 4-Three season report, which they hope to give a boost to on Tuesday in opposition to Spanish Springs at house.
– Contributed by means of Maureen Brennan, tennis workforce supervisor
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