March 19, 2014 — The East Carter tennis team held a tri-match Friday at East Carter Middle School. Both the boys and the girls team squared off with Fairview and Lewis County.
In the matches against the Lions, the Lady Raiders won 3-1 while the boys fell 3-1.
Amber Hall defeated Baesha Johnson 6-0 in singles and Aliya Lewis dropped a 6-1 decision to Katie Rayburn.
In the doubles matches against Lewis, the duo of Emily Porter and Makenzie Hayes defeated Haley Bolkins and another Lady Lion 6-0. Madison Prater and Elyssa McDavid knocked off Kenzie Caudill and Tara Pullack 6-0.
On the boys side, Lewis’ Brad Curtis defeated Marcus Harris 6-3 and East’s Carter Waugh lost to Connor Burriss 6-0 in singles matches.
In doubles, Jonathan Seagraves and Tanner Sammons knocked off a Lions duo 6-1. Lewis would bounce back as Michael and Derrick Colley defeated Shawn Greenhill and Mason Tomaselli 7-6.
In the match against the Eagles, the Raiders swept Fairview 3-0 while the Lady Raiders tied 1-1.
On the boys side, Zach Kiser had no trouble with Toby Butcher 6-1 in singles. In doubles Seagraves and Sammons beat Steffan Coleman and Shaun Adkins 6-0 and Noah Sammons and Logan Moore blanked the Fairview team of Jessie Dillow and Garrett Smith 6-0.
In the girls single matches against Fairview, Hall defeated Kristen Cochran 6-1. Lewis was beaten by Ashley Matthew 6-4.