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March 18, 2014

Prep roundup: Garcia scores four goals for Coahulla Creek soccer

(Continued)

Tennis

Christian Heritage boys 5, Excel Christian 0: The Lions (6-3) improved to 3-1 in Region 6-A with their win at Dellinger Park in Cartersville.

Singles winners were No. 1 Phillip McClure, 6-3, 6-2, No. 2 Evan Townsend, 6-0, 6-4, and No. 3 Devin Sanders, 6-1, 6-1. Doubles winners were No. 1 Brian Pierce and Samuel Pippin, 6-0, 6-0, and No. 2 Austin Lowe and Cal Paige, 6-1, 6-2.

Excel Christian girls 4, Christian Heritage 1: The lone victory for the Lady Lions (4-5, 1-3) in the road match came at No. 2 doubles as Courtney Pirkle and Sydney White won 6-3, 6-0.

Coahulla Creek boys 5, Ringgold 0: The Colts remained undefeated through 12 matches overall, including 10 in Region 5-3A play, with the road win.

Singles winners were No. 1 Jake Mathis, 6-0, 6-0, No. 2 Chase Lynch 6-0, 6-4, and No. 3 Alex Jarjoura, 6-1, 6-0. Doubles winners were No. 1 Donovan Newby, Austin Turner, 6-0, 6-0, and No. 2 Andy Dixon and Jacob White, 6-1, 6-4.

Coahulla Creek girls 5, Ringgold 0: The Lady Colts (10-2, 8-2 Region 5-3A) also rolled in Ringgold, getting singles wins from No. 1 Erin Orem, 6-0, 6-0, No. 2 Kathryn Barker, 6-0, 6-0, and No. 3 Katherine Ann Sheppard, 6-0, 6-1, plus doubles wins from No. 1 Vanessa Suarez and Alex Wilbanks, 6-0, 6-0, and No. 2 Olivia Hughes and Madison Zerbe, 6-0, 6-2.

Dalton boys 5, LaFayette 0: The Catamounts (10-3, 4-0 Sub-region 7B-4A) moved within a victory of a sweep of sub-region competition with the road win.

Singles winners were No. 1 Jacob Johnson, 6-4, 6-0, No. 2 Shazman Ali, 6-0, 6-1, and No. 3 Nathan Bryant, 6-0, 6-0. Doubles winners were No. 1 Will Alderman and Ryan Harper, 6-0, 6-2, and No. 2 Thom-as Delay and Nicholas Nelson, 6-1, 6-1.

Dalton girls 3, LaFayette 2: The Lady Cats (7-5, 4-0 Sub-region 7B-4A) also stepped closer to a sub-region sweep with their road victory, getting singles wins from No. 2 Anna Grace Wilson, 6-0, 6-0, and No. 3 Olivia Dinges, 6-0, 6-0, plus a doubles win from No. 2 Eunice Alvarran and Mary Margaret Snipes, 6-3, 6-2.

Chattooga boys 3, Murray County 2: The Indians swept doubles competition in the first of two matches on the road at Chattooga. Victories came from No. 1 Carlos Gutierrez and Tristen Moore , 6-2, 4-6, 6-1, and No. 2 Luis Gutierrez and Noel Moreno, 6-2, 6-0.

Calhoun boys 5, Murray County 0: The Indians fell to 1-7 overall and 0-3 in Region 7-2A.

Murray County girls 5, Chattooga 0: The Lady Indians swept the first of two matches at Chattooga, making up a previously rained-out match with Calhoun as well.

Singles winners for Murray County were No. 1 Greta Lazzarotto, 6-0, 6-0, No. 2 Gabbie Borderlon, 6-0, 6-0, and No. 3 Allison Jones, 6-0, 6-0. Doubles victories came from No. 1 Chloe Brown and Kailey Webb, 6-0, 6-1, and No. 2 Alyssa Jones and Emily Myers, 6-1, 6-1.

Calhoun girls 4, Murray County 1: The Lady Indians (7-1, 2-1 Region 7-2A) suffered their first loss of the year, but Lazzaratto won 6-1, 6-2 at No. 1 singles.

• North Murray’s boys played a doubleheader at Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe — both Region 5-3A matches — and won each 3-2 relying on the same individual winners.

The Mountaineers are 3-5 overall and in region play.

In singles, No. 2 Hunter Kvistad won 6-0, 6-1 and 6-0, 6-2, while No. 3 Josh Davis won 6-0, 6-2 and 6-0, 6-1. In doubles, No. 2 T.J. Jones and Chandler Keith won 7-5, 6-4 and 6-0, 6-2.

Northwest boys 3, Trion 2: The Bruins (5-1) got singles wins from No. 1 Triston Smith, 8-6, and No. 3 Troy Poe, 8-4, plus a doubles win from No. 1 Blake Frankenberger and Jacob Frederickson, 8-6, to take the non-region victory at Edwards Park.

Northwest Whitfield girls 4, Trion 1: The Lady Bruins (4-2) picked up a non-region win at Edwards Park in Varnell, getting singles wins from No. 1 Gracie Cansler, 8-1 in pro-set play, and No. 2 Sara Richards, 8-1, plus a doubles sweep from No. 1 Halley Henderson and Allie Wagner, 8-2, and No. 2 Mary Kate Jones and Megan Richards, 8-2.

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