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Knoxville Boys Tennis Completes Perfect Week

Posted: Friday, May 9th, 2014 at 5:59 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Derek Cardwell

The Knoxville Boys tennis Squad completed a perfect week this week by not only going 3-0 but also sweeping all three opponents, the most recent victim was yesterday as the Panthers shut out Newton 11-0. Coach Greg Higgenbotham told KNIA/KRLS the guys are playing very well heading into postseason next week. Meanwhile, the girls fell to the Cardinals 9-2. Coach Nick DeMoss says the doubles teams are playing better.

Knoxville 11; Newton 0
Jared McClung (K) def Jon Vitek (N) 6/1 6/0
Austin Little (K) def Ben VanDalen 6/2 6/1
A.J Jackson (K) def Brian Jones (N) 6/1 6/1
Colby Jones (K) def Alex Cron (N) 6/3 6/4
Braden DeLong (K) def Joe Stammyer (N) 6/3 6/4
Tony Salato (K) def Chas Antle (N) 6/4 2/6 10/3

McClung/Jackson (K) won 4/6 6/2 11/9
Austin Little/Salato (K) won 6/0 6/1
Jones/DeLong (K) won 6/2 6/1
Blake McClung/Justin Little (K) won 6/4 6/1
Evan Higgenbotham/Cam Liston (K) won 6/1 2/6 11/9

Newton 9; Knoxville 2
Paige Spowart (K) lost to Maria Valbuena (N) 6/1/ 6/1
Taylor Carter (K) lost to Jennifer Ventiling (N) 6/1 6/0
Madison Chrisman (K) lost to Holly VanderPol (N) 6/3 6/1
Emily Blankenship (K) lost to Monica Corso (N) 6/4 6/0
Sammy Thompson (K) lost to McKenna Heisdorfer (N) 7/6 6/3
Natalie Worrall (K) lost to Kayla Corso (N) 6/2 6/1

Spowart/Carter (K) def Ventling/VanderPol (N) 6/2 6/1
Chrisman/Blankenship (K) lost to Corso/Corso (N) 6/3 6/0
VanSteenwyk/Worrall (K) lost to Modlin/Pressgrove (N) 6/1 6/2
Thompson/Neer (K) lost to Heisdorfer/Griffith (N) 7/5 not completed
Weldon/Roy (K) def Owens/Cooling (N) 6/2 4/6 1/0