April 17, 2013 — The East Carter boys and girls tennis teams took the court against rival West Carter on Monday with the Raiders coming away with victories.
The girls won overall 4-2 while the boys came away with a 7-2 margin.
In the girl’s singles matches, West’s Morgan Lowe defeated Dana Beichele-Speziale 6-3. But it was all East the rest of the way with Emily Porter defeating Carli Burton 6-1, Ranita Greer downed Brook Burton 6-1, and Melissa Langstaff blanked Brandi Sublet 6-0.
In the boys single matches, West’s David Slark narrowly defeated Tanner Sammons 6-4 and Joseph Campbell beat Braden Evans 6-2. East’s Jonathan Seagraves beat Emmanuel Picazzo 7-5, Trevor Marshall shut out Jacob Menix 6-0, Delaney Harris defeated Allen McClurg 6-1 and Zach Kiser bested Sammy Conn 6-0.
In girls doubles, West’s Morgan Lowe and Carli Burton joined forces to defeat Mackenzie Hayes and Sarah Hall 6-2. East bounced back with Emily Porter and Madson Prater who won Brook Burton and Brandi Sublet 6-1.
East’s boys swept every doubles match. Tanner Sammons and Trevor Marshall beat Jacob Menix and Allen McClurg 6-0. The team of Jonathan Seagraves and Delaney Harris downed David Slark and Joseph Campbell 6-1 and Josh Porter and Zach Kiser defeated Sammy Conn and Austin Callihan 6-1.