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VHS Tennis Shines at Region
Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Both VHS tennis teams went in to region play-offs in 5th place and came out in 4th - both teams tied the match 2-2- and each had an amazing final match

Boys defeated Appling County 3-2

wins at #1 singles (Julian McCaig) and #1 doubles(Tyyon Anthony and William Collins) fairly quickly in 2 sets each

match tied with 2 wins and 2 losses - deciding factor is #2 doubles (Travis McCaig and Dakota Paradice) - they played a  3 1/2 hour match (2:00 pm to 5:30 pm) lost the first set in the tiebreak (set 6-7; tiebreak 5-7), won the second set 6-3; had the third set at 5-1 but set ended up going to 6-4 with the Indians pulling out the win over Appling County

The girls team then left Appling County and traveled on to Brantley County to play a match scheduled to begin at 5:00 pm but did not begin until 7:00 pm due to the boys match going so long

Girls defeated Brantley County 3-2

wins at #1 singles (Kalyn Merritt) and #1 doubles (Ashlee Darsey and Abigail Dixon) fairly quickly in 2 sets each

match tied with 2 wins and 2 losses - deciding factor is #2 singles (Tiara Anthony) - she played a 3 hour match (7:00 pm to 10:00 pm) Tiara won the first set 6-4, lost the second set in a tiebreak (6-7 match; 2-7 tiebreak), then battled back to win the third set 6-3

Both teams advance to the Region Tournament which will be held in Appling County all day on Thursday

Info courtesy Coach Terri Humphrey

 
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