Ten­nis

The Catoosa County News - - WOR­SHIP DI­REC­TORY -

down to de­feat. Lau­ren Tor­bett and LaTyah Bar­ber lost 6-4, 6-1 at No. 1 dou­bles and Emma Richard­son and Gra­cie Hamil­ton fell 6-1, 6-1 in the other match.

Sky­lar Ox­ford won her first set at No. 1 sin­gles, 6-4, but had dropped the sec­ond set, 6-3, when play was halted. At No. 2 sin­gles, Mi­caela Hobbs lost 6-2 in the first set, but won the sec­ond set, 6-2, and was lead­ing 3-0 in the third set when play was stopped.

Ridge­land’s boys’ and girls’ team fell to sec­ond-seeded Gilmer in their first round matches. In­di­vid­ual scores had not been pro­vided as of press time.

Ringgold boys set for state

The Tigers went 2-1 at the Re­gion 6-AAA tour­na­ment to earn the re­gion’s No. 3 seed. Ringgold knocked off Sono­rav­ille on Tues­day by a 4-1 count be­fore los­ing to Cal­houn, 5-0, in the semi­fi­nals. In Wed­nes­day’s con­so­la­tion match, they edged past North Mur­ray, 3-2.

Ed­ward Cho (No. 2 sin­gles), Ja­cob An­der­son (No. 3 sin­gles) and the

No. 1 dou­bles team of Seth Pittman and Collin Cook all won their matches against the Moun­taineers with the dou­bles win clinch­ing the vic­tory af­ter a third­set tiebreaker.

Ringgold was sched­uled to play at Pace Academy this Tues­day at 3 p.m. They were the only Ca­toosa County team to qual­ify for the 6-AAA tour­na­ment.

Gor­don Lee boys No. 3 seed at state

For the sec­ond con­sec­u­tive sea­son, the Gor­don Lee boys’ ten­nis team is headed to state.

Fac­ing four other schools in Area 3-A tour­na­ment, the Tro­jans fin­ished third and will be on the road for the first round. Gor­don Lee will play at Lin­coln County in the open­ing round.

Ryan McCurdy went 3-2 in No. 1 sin­gles dur­ing the tour­na­ment. The team of Owen Frost and Gar­ri­son Hei­den was 3-2 at No. 1 dou­bles, while Bradley Stoker and Michael Aiken were 3-2 at No. 2 dou­bles.

The Lady Tro­jans missed out on a trip to state. Jill Bran­den­burg was 1-4 at No. 1 sin­gles, while Bethany Un­der­wood and MaKen­zie Bai­ley were each 2-3 at No. 2 and No. 3 sin­gles, re­spec­tively.

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