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TENNIS: LaFayette takes down Trion

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Posted: Thursday, March 14, 2013 10:36 pm

The LaFayette High School tennis teams made it two wins in two days with a home sweep on Trion on Thursday.

The Lady Ramblers improved to 5-1 on the season with a 5-0 victory.

Madeline Ensley blanked Sam Hughes, 6-0, 6-0, at No. 1 singles. L.B. Pettigrew defeated Dixie Bethune, 6-1, 6-2, at No. 2 singles, and Jessica McDaniels made it a singles weep with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Kaylee Jones.

LaFayette won both doubles matches in straight sets. The No. 1 team of Tori Hunter and Abbey Hannah beat Kristyn Martin and Mady Jenkins, 6-1, 6-4, while Brieanna Maggard and Evie Watters teamed up to beat Brooke Joyner and Taylor Wesson, 6-1, 6-1.

Maggard and Watters shut out Jansen Pierce and Erica Madison, 8-0, in an exhibition match, while McDaniels and Macy Bryant claimed an 8-2 victory over Ragen McGraw and Autie Abernathy.

On the boys' side, the Ramblers scored a 4-1 win to move to 5-1 on the season.

Jamie Huskey won at No. 2 singles, beating John Chance, 6-1, 6-1, and Clayton Underwood rallied from a set down to outlast Bobby Jones, 1-6, 6-1, 6-0, in three sets.

Trion's lone win came at No. 1 singles where Callan Hamby stopped A.J. Lowrance, 6-1, 6-2.

LaFayette swept the two doubles matches. Daniel Witt and Chaed Clements defeated Isaac Thomas and Landon Barrett in three sets, 3-6, 6-2, 6-3, while Noah Holland and Zan Thompson won at No. 2 doubles, beating Payton Payne and Casey Tudor, 6-1, 6-1.

The Ramblers also won two of three exhibition matches. Chaz Richardson defeated Alec Jerauld, 8-3, while Wesley Gilbreath and Bryson Witt beat Scot Frazier and Kaleb Stoner 9-8 (7-4).

The Bulldogs got an exhibition win as Dallas York and Zach Mildren beat Cass and Will Benson. The score of the match was not provided.

LaFayette will be back in action on Tuesday with a match at Heritage. They will host Northwest Whitfield on Thursday in their last match before Spring Break.

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