Chillicothe Finishes 1st, Trenton 2nd At Chillicothe Tennis Quad

Date 2013/9/12 9:30:00 | Topic: Sports

The Chillicothe Lady Hornets won the Chillicothe Quad tennis tournament on Wednesday afternoon, outscoring Trenton, Carrollton, and Columbia Battle High School.

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Chillicothe's Ali Stephens won the singles championship, defeating her teammate Sydnie Whiteside 10-8 in the title match.

The Trenton doubles team of Megan Derry and Alexis Fender won a THRILLING championship match over Kelly Westphal and Jozie Reeter of Chillicothe by a final score of 11-10. The tie-breaker to decide the title went 7-5 in favor of the Lady Bulldogs duo. Trenton's team of Alvynne Villacampa and Siara Bailey finished in fifth place, defeating Chillicothe's tandem of Chelsea Long and Therese Taylor 9-7 in the consolation final.

In earlier action involving Trenton, Derry and Fender beat Long and Taylor of Chillicothe (quarterfinals) 10-3, and beat Persinger and Stanley of Carrollton (semifinals) 10-4.

Villacampa and Bailey lost in the quarterfinals to Westphal and Reeter of Chillicothe 10-6, but rebounded with a consolation semifinal win over Tiffany and Storms of Columbia Battle 8-2.

Hannah Sowder of Trenton finished in fifth place, and Hannah Brinser of Trenton in sixth place in varsity singles competition, with Sowder beating Brinser 8-3 in that consolation final.

In the quarterfinals, Sowder was beaten by Chillicothe's Ali Stephens love-10, but rebounded in the consolation semifinals with an 8-2 win over Payne of Carrollton.

Brinser lost her quarterfinal, 1-10, to Schulte of Columbia Battle. Brinser beat Calicott of Carrollton 8-4 in the consolation semifinal, setting up the head-to-head battle with Sowder.

Trenton's JV doubles teams had a strong day, with Hannah Robinson and Megan Ellis beating their Lady Bulldog teammates Ashley Allen and Tristan Dugan in the championship match, 6-2.

Robinson and Ellis beat Mennace and Callahan of Chillicothe in the quarterfinals 6-3, and downed Devore and Key of Columbia Battle in the semifinals 6-4.

Allen and Dugan reached the title match with a quarterfinal win over Brunscher and McQueen of Carrollton 6-3, followed by a 6-4 win over Botts and Vonfossen of Chillicothe.

the Trenton tennis team travels to Cameron today (Tuesday), to take on the Lady Dragons in JV and varsity competition starting at 4 o'clock.



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