April 24, 2013 — The East Carter boys and girls tennis teams suffered 5-0 setbacks against 16th Region foe Russell on Monday at East Carter Middle School.
In the girls singles matches, Dana Biechele-Speziale lost to Maci Ferguson 6-1, 6-0, Ranita Greer was beaten by Keirsten Hensley 6-0, 6-0 and 3 Madison Prater lost to Leigha Barfield 8-6.
In the boys singles, Jonathan Seagraves lost to Matthew Eastham 6-0, 6-0, Gabriel Campolina was beaten by Alex Nguyen 6-0, 6-1 and Josh Porter lost to Ayush Prasad 8-1.
The double matches saw the Red Devils take every series. For the girls, Amber Hall & Emily Porter were beaten by Hunter Nguyen & Claudia Kendrick 6-2, 6-0, Sarah Hall & Mackenzie Hayes were defeated by Mia Ferguson and Ashley Nguyen 6-4, 6-1.
In the boys, Trevor Marshall & Tanner Sammons lost to Chan Nguyen and Josh Griffith 2-6, 7-5, 10-7 and Delaney Harris & Zach Kiser lost to Ben Stringer & Michael Baird 6-4, 4-6, 10-4
East Carter will participate in the EKC tennis meet at Morehead State University on Tuesday through Thursday.