Monday 3/18/2019 @ 4:00 PM
(H) vs Murray High
The Eagles and Lady Eagles took two matches from Murray High at home on Monday. The Eagles won 8-1 while the Lady Eagles won 6-3. The Eagles started with a sizable lead after doubles play while winning all three courts. Number two doubles team Jaron Hale-Tucker George and number 3 team Mark Whitaker-Clay Cooper fell behind 5-6 before winning the last three games and the match. Eagles won all of the singles matches but one. Freshman Clay Cooper won his first high school tennis match after trailing 2-5 early. In extra matches seventh grader Boden Diel won his first high school match 6-3. The final tally was 8-1.
The Lady Eagles started with singles play jumping out to a 4-2 lead. Maddy Williams won a tough match as neither player could gain an advantage. With the score tied 5-5, Maddy won the last three games and the match. Makayla Whitaker trailed 2-3 before winning the last 6 games and the match, 8-3. Audrey Lamb and Pooja Patel won their matches easily 8-1 and 8-3 respectively. As the Lady Eagles changed to doubles play with a 4-2 lead, Laken Shultz and Maddy Williams won the number one doubles match against a formidable Murray opponent. They led early but fell behind and 5-6 before winning the last three games and the match, 8-6. The final tally was 6-3.
Both teams are in action on Tuesday as they entertain Calloway County.