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On April 4, the varsity tennis teams traveled to play Warren County High School. The girls’ team dominated Warren County in a 7-0 victory. Contributing wins were # 1 Emma Greer, # 2 Laura Crigger, # 3 Matti von Friesen, # 4 Maple Landis-Browne, and # 5 Lacy Conley. In exhibition play, Conley and Emily Bailey won at # 3 doubles, Audrey Ward and Charlotte Donworth won at # 4 doubles, and Sanaya Cody and Ava Rowe won at # 5 doubles.

The boys’ team lost a hard-fought match 3-4. # 1 Will Hernandez and # 2 Grayson Cleveland contributed singles wins, and Hernandez and Cleveland teamed up to add a win at # 1 doubles. On April 7, SAS traveled to Chattanooga Christian School. The CCS team was powerful and deep. The girls ‘team lost 1-6, and the boys’ team lost 0-7. # 1 singles player Emma Greer had the sole win for the day.

Next, was a district match up on April 12 against Boyd Buchanan. The girls’ team edged out Boyd Buchanan 4-3. SAS had singles wins at # 1 Emma Greer, # 2 Laura Crigger, and # 3 Matti von Friesen. Greer and Crigger then teamed up at # 1 doubles to clinch the team win. The boys’ team lost 2-5. Elijah Stark contributed a win at # 3 singles, and the # 2 doubles team of Domas Gintautas and Grayson Cleveland enjoyed an exciting 9-7 victory. On April 18, SAS hosted Tullahoma High School.

Senior Emma Greer is the number-one seeded singles player St. Andrew’s – Sewanee School (SAS). She hails from Ponte Vedra, Fla.

The girls’ team earned a hard-fought 4-3 victory with Emma Greer (# 1), Laura Crigger (# 2), Maple Landis-Browne (# 4), and Audrey Ward (# 5) earning wins. The boys’ team fell 2-5. Elijah Stark won at # 3 singles, and Stark and Will Hernandez won at # 1 doubles.

On April 19, SAS traveled to Grace Baptist Academy for a district match-up. The girls’ team enjoyed a 5-2 victory with wins from Crigger, von Friesen, Landis-Browne, and Conley in singles and von Friesen / Landis-Browne in doubles. Conley and Emily Bailey added a doubles win in exhibition play. The boys’ team had close matches but ultimately fell 2-5. Cleveland and Stark won at # 2 and # 3 singles, respectively. On April 21, SAS hosted rival Web School Bell Buckle.

In an exciting match, the girls’ team captured a 5-2 win. Greer, von Friesen, and Conley won at # 1, # 3, and # 5 singles, respectively. With a 3-2 lead going into doubles, the # 1 doubles team of Greer and Crigger secured the win in a 9-7 battle. Then, von Friesen and Landis-Browne battled back for a 9-7 victory. The boys’ team played hard against the more experienced Webb team but fell 0-7. SAS finishes out its regular season competition on April 26 and 28 at home against district foes. The SAS girls are 5-2 on the season, and the boys are 0-7.

On Wednesday, April 13, the SAS middle school tennis team hosted Webb School Bell Buckle. The girls’ team won 4-3. SAS had singles wins from Annabelle Close at # 2, Keziah Ingeli at # 3, and Ketiah Inganji at # 4. In addition, the # 2 doubles team of Ingeli and Inganji had a commanding 6-0 win. Finally, the exhibition # 3 doubles team of Catherine Barnett and Ella Matthews enjoyed a hard-fought 7-5 victory. The boy’s team lost 1-6. Dylan Bruscato and Ayden Allen came up just short at # 2 doubles falling 4-6. Catherine Barnett earned a win for the boys’ team playing in the # 5 singles position.

On Thursday, April 14, the team traveled to play Winchester Christian Academy. The girls team dropped only 4 games total in that match in a commanding 7-0 win. Contributing wins were Vie Virkhaus, Annabelle Close, Keziah Ingeli, Ketiah Inganji, and Catherine Barnett. The boys’ team lost 0-7. Martin Brodsky contributed a singles exhibition win.

The next week on Tuesday, April 19, SAS hosted Winchester Christian Academy. The girls’ team topped WCA again 7-0. Addy Knight and Catherine Barnett added an exhibition win at # 3 doubles. The boys’ team improved over their previous performance against WCA, falling 2-5. Jack Sherrill enjoyed a commanding 6-0 win at # 2 singles and Dylan Bruscato added one more at # 4 singles with a score of 6-3. Martin Brodsky contributed a hard-fought exhibition singles 7-5 win.

On April 20, the middle school team traveled to Manchester to play Westwood Middle School. The girls’ team came out on top 5-2. SAS had singles wins at # 1 Vie Virkhaus, # 4 Ketiah Inganji, and # 5 Catherine Barnett. SAS swept the doubles matches with wins at # 1 (Virkhaus and Annabelle Close) and # 2 (Inganji and Keziah Ingeli). Barnett and Lily Camp added a win in exhibition play at # 3 doubles. The boys’ team dropped their match 0-7. # 1 and # 2 players Martin Brodsky and Jack Sherrill played close singles matches.


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