Cougar tennis teams face Butler, Elizabethtown


By Don Brown - donaldbrown@civitasmedia.com



The Cougar varsity tennis teams played a pair of matches last week and the JV teams took boys and girls matches at Elizabethtown.

On Monday, the varsity traveled to Elizabethtown to take on the Panthers. The Lady Cougars squeaked by in their match 5-4 despite number-one singles player Grace Gorby’s first loss of the year. The girls are still undefeated on the season at 12-0.

The boys dropped their match to the Panthers 6-3.

On Tuesday, the teams hosted Butler County at the Cougar Courts. The boys won their match 8-1 to improve to 9-4 for the year. As of press time on Friday, there were no results available for the Lady Cougars’ match.

That same day, the JV squads traveled for matches in Elizabethtown against the Panthers. The Lady Cougars defeated the Lady Panthers 5-2, and the Cougars duplicated that score against the Panthers.

Varsity at Elizabethtown

Girls Singles

Lauren Hinkle (E) def. Grace Gorby (GC), 6-3, 7-6 (7-5); Anastasia Newsome (E) def. Kourtnee Hayes (GC), 4-6, 6-2, 10-6; Minha Bhatti (E) def. Bailey Decker (GC), 11-10 (10-6); Mackenzie Edwards (GC) def. Abby Henson (E), 8-1; Kandler Lindsey (GC) def. Adriana Presta (E), 8-2; Emma Escue (GC) def. Riley Eriksen (E), 8-1.

Girls Doubles

Toni Pfeiffer & Rachel Warden (E) def. Grace Gorby & Bailey Decker (GC), 2-6, 6-3 (10-2); Kourtnee Hayes & Mackenzie Edwards (GC) def. Shelby Eriksen & Carley Piles (E), 6-2, 7-5; Kandler Lindsey & Emma Escue (GC) def. Amna Ahmed & Amy Prather (E), 9-7.

Boys Singles

Ameer Haider (E) def. Sam Embry (GC), 6-4, 6-4; Kent Smith (E) def. Miles Hornbeck (GC), 6-0, 7-5; Patrick Lawson (E) def. Spencer Cannon (GC), 8-4; Tristan Deering (GC) def. Nathan Johnson (E), 8-6; Maaz Hameed (E) def. Maxton Cummings (GC), 8-5; Grant Manion (GC) def. Asim Morania (E), 8-2.

Boys Doubles

Hurain Abri & Nathan Henson (E) def. Sam Embry & Spencer Cannon (GC), 6-4, 6-2; Patrick Lawson & Jared Towell (E) def. Miles Hornbeck & Tristan Deering (GC), 6-3, 6-2; Maxton Cummings & Grant Manion (GC) def. Nathan Johnson & Maaz Hameed (E), 8-6.

Butler County

Boys Singles

Brennan Grubb (BC) def. Sam Embry (GC), 6-3, 6-2; Miles Hornbeck (GC) def. Hagan Moore (BC), 6-0, 6-0; Spencer Cannon (GC) def. Matthew Gill (BC), 8-0; Tristan Deering (GC) def. Austin Phelps (BC), 8-2; Grant Manion (GC) def. Dilon McCoy (BC), 8-1; Cameron Harris (GC) def. Sam Rice (BC), 8-0.

Boys Doubles

Sam Embry & Spencer Cannon (GC) def. Hagan Moore & Dilon McCoy (BC), 8-1; Miles Hornbeck & Grant Manion (GC) def. Brennan Grubb & Matthew Gill (BC), 8-2; Tristan Deering & Nathan Mattingly (GC) def. Austin Phelps & Sam Rice (BC), 8-2.

JV at Elizabethtown

Girls Singles

Keragan Collard (GC) def. Natalie Sloan (E), 6-2; Sydney Rogers (GC) def. Ayesha Nasir (E), 6-0; Madison Edwards (GC) def. Kiara Jones (E), 6-0; Riley Eriksen (E) def. Jasmine Smart (GC), 6-4; Claire Elmore (GC) def. Alea Smith (E), 6-0; Kennedy Childress (GC) def. Riley Eriksen (E), 6-0.

Girls Doubles

Ayesha Nasir & Natalie Sloan (E) def. Claire Elmore & Kennedy Childress (GC), 6-3.

Boys Singles

Suleman Khan (E) def. Cameron Harris (GC), 6-4; Mason Galloway (GC) def. Ethan Jackson (E), 6-1; Nathan Mattingly (GC) def. Murtanza Shoaib (E), 6-3; Seong Lee (GC) def. Ethan Brown (E), 6-2; Blake Childress (GC) def. Reid Lunsford (E), 6-1; Nathan Childress (GC) def. Matthew Musgrave (E), 6-1.

Boys Doubles

Suleman Khan & Murtanza Shoaib (E) def. Cameron Harris & Seong Lee (GC), 7-5.

By Don Brown

donaldbrown@civitasmedia.com

Reach Don Brown at 270-259-9622, ext. 2016.

Reach Don Brown at 270-259-9622, ext. 2016.

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