April 11, 2013

Area prep roundup: Bruins pull away, tighten grip on sub-region lead



• Murray County’s girls and boys teams both dropped nine-hole matches with Gordon Lee and Sonoraville at Indian Trace in Chatsworth.

In the girls match, Gordon Lee won with a 105, ahead of Sonoraville (112) and the Lady Indians (113), who got counting rounds from Amber Lewis (54) and Rebekah Wildes 59.

In the boys match, Gordon Lee (172) and Sonoraville (179) were ahead of the Indians (231), whose scores were supplied by Donald King (63), Brady Todd (57), Dylan Hubbard (49) and Jake Ice (62).


Northwest boys 5, Ridgeland 0: The Bruins (4-7) rolled in a play-in match to qualify as Sub-region 7B-4A’s No. 5 seed for next week’s Region 7-4A tournament, which starts Tuesday at Lakeshore Park in Dalton.

Northwest got singles wins from No. 1 Jacob Frederickson, 6-1, 6-4; No. 2 Lane Watson, 6-1, 6-0; and No. 3 Troy Poe, 6-2, 6-0. Ridgeland forfeited both doubles courts, with the Bruins’ No. 1 Thomas Blackwell and Chris Brown and No. 2 Cody Bourff and Blake Frankenberger accepting forfeits.

Southeast girls 3, Ridgeland 2: The Lady Raiders (1-5), who lost to Ridgeland earlier this season, beat the Lady Panthers in a play-in match to qualify for the Region 7-4A tournament as Sub-region 7B-4A’s No. 5 seed.

Southeast swept doubles with victories from No. 1 Cristina Limas and Gabby Ortiz, 7-6 (6-0), 6-1, and No. 2 Jennifer Alejo and Maribel Cordova, 6-3, 6-1, while also getting a singles win from No. 3 Clarissa Galaviz, 6-2, 6-1.

North Murray boys 4, Coahulla Creek 1: The Mountaineers improved to 12-2 in Region 5-3A play, picking up the road win behind singles victories from No. 1 Drew Mosteller, 6-1, 6-0, and No. 3 Dylan Davis, 6-3, 6-4, and a doubles sweep by No. 1 Jacob Ledford and Alex Ellis, 7-6 (7-2), 6-1, and No. 2 Mark Lents and Wesley Ross, 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-2.

Jake Mathis won 6-3, 6-0 at No. 2 singles for the Colts, who are 9-5 in region play.

North Murray girls 3, Coahulla Creek 2: The Lady Mountaineers improved to 5-9 in Region 5-3A play with a singles win from No. 3 Andrea Dunn, 6-1, 6-4, plus a doubles sweep by No. 1 Hanna Abdelarazzaq and Lindsey Ray, 7-5, 6-2, and No. 2 Hannah Hensley and Kara Deal, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3.

Coahulla Creek — which is 6-8 in region play — took the top two singles courts, getting wins from No. 1 Erin Orem, 6-0, 6-0, and No. 2 Katherine Ann Sheppard, 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 6-3.

Dalton boys 4, Cartersville 1: The Cats (11-2) picked up the non-league victory on the road behind singles wins from No. 2 Nathan Bryant, 6-0, 6-0, and No. 3 Shazman Ali, 6-2, 6-0, plus a sweep of doubles as No. 1 B.J. Rowland and Thomas Delay won 6-0, 7-5, and No. 2 P.K. Bhatter and Will Alderman won 6-1 6-1.

Cartersville girls 4, Dalton 1: The lone win for the Lady Cats (11-2) was at No. 2 doubles as Rachel Bakker and Caroline Calfee won 6-1, 3-6, 6-3.

Murray County girls 5, Gilmer 0: In non-league action, the Lady Indians (9-5) picked up a road victory behind singles wins from No. 1 Gabbie Bordelon, 6-1, 6-0; No. 2 Allison Jones, 6-1, 6-0; and No. 3 Trinity Rittenhouse, 6-1, 6-3, plus doubles wins from No. 1 Erica Steelman and Chloe Brown, 1-6, 7-5, 7-6, and No. 2 Julie Cole and Kailey Webb, 6-0, 6-3.

Gilmer boys 3, Murray County 2: The Indians (3-11) got singles wins from No. 1 Shawn Owens, 6-1, 6-0, and No. 2 Jacob Thomason, 4-6, 7-5, 6-1.

Murray County girls 3, Model 2: In a late result from Tuesday, the Lady Indians improved to 4-3 in Region 7-2A behind singles wins from No. 1 Bordelon, 6-0, 6-2, and No. 2 Jones, 6-3, 3-6, 6-0, and a doubles win from No. 1 Steelman and Rittenhouse, 6-3, 1-6, 6-2.

Model boys 5, Murray County 0: The Indians fell to 1-6 in Region 7-2A with Tuesday’s loss.

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