Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

April 18, 2013

Panther tennis teams sweep Loudon Tuesday


CROSSVILLE — The Stone Memorial tennis teams swept a pair of district matches at Loudon Tuesday, as the Lady Panthers won 8-1 and the Panthers were victorious 5-1.

Ali Harris defeated Ashlee Wright 8-3 in No. 1 singles and remains undefeated in all matches this season. Peyton Franklin posted an 8-4 victory over Kayla Brown at No. 2 singles. 

Tori Harris won her No. 3 singles match 8-1 against Logan Veal in commanding fashion. Elise Myslinski defeated her No. 4 singles opponent Morgan Cox 8-3.  Savannah Brown won 8-6 over Hannah Reese in an evenly matched No. 5 singles contest. Abbie Wightman posted another varsity win over Kaila Tullock 8-4 at No. 6 singles.

Harris and Harris defeated Wright and Brown 8-2 at No. 1 doubles, while Franklin and Myslinski went on to post an easy 8-0 win over Veal and Kennedy in No. 2 doubles. Anthony and Wightman lost at No. 3 to Wombles and Lawhorn by a match score of 6-8. 

The SMHS Lady Panthers are now 5-1 in district play and 5-2 overall.

Mark Brown dropped a 4-8 loss at No. 1 singles to Dylan Shanks. Tyler Yoder won his No. 2 singles match over Stephen Davis 8-6. Trent Campbell and Steven Tung were idle for lack of opponents.

Brown and Yoder combined their efforts to defeat Shanks and Davis 8-6 to wrap up the No. 1 doubles win. Yoder and Parker Hill teamed up for a resounding 8-1 victory over their district opponents Kirkland and Morlock at No. 2 doubles. 

The Redskins boys team forfeited No. 3 and No. 4 singles and No. 2 doubles for lack of players.

The Panthers boys are 5-1 in districts with a previous win of 7-2 over the Harriman Blue Devils and 5-2 overall. 

The Panthers and Lady Panthers will host the Kingston Yellowjackets Monday, April 22, for another district match on the SMHS courts at 3:30 p.m.