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Knoxville Tennis Squads Swept By Grinnell

Posted: Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at 5:56 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Derek Cardwell

The Knoxville Tennis Squads fell to Grinnell yesterday. The boys lost 8-3. Austin Little won in singles, he also teamed with Tony Salato for a doubles victory. Colby Jones and Braden DeLong also were victorious for the Panthers. The girls meet in Grinnell was cut short by rain, with Grinnell leading 6-3, the meet was ended at that point with Grinnell already having clinched the win. Sammy Thompson and Natalie Worrall got wins in singles while Taylor Weldon and Jacey Roy teamed up for Knoxville’s only doubles victory.

GIRLS:
Grinnell 6; Knoxville 3
Paige Spowart-K lost to Lily Hamilton-G 6/0; 6/0
Taylor Carter-K lost to Jackie Johnson-G 6/1; 6/1
Madison Chrisman-K lost to Maddie Krumm-G 6/1; 6/4
Emily Blankenship-K lost to Amaris Bates-G 7/5; 6/1
Sammy Thompson-K def Kylie Kelling-G 6/2; 4/6; 1/0
Natalie Worrall-K def Emma Hartz-G 7/5; 6/2

Spowart/Carter-K lost to Hamilton/Johnson-G 6/3; 6/2
Chrisman/Blankenship-K vs. Bates/Kelling-G not finsihed rain
VanSteenwyk/Worrall-K lost to Krumm/Wiltfang-G 6/0; 6/0
Thompson/Neer-K vs. Ellis/Moore-G not finished rain
Weldon/Roy-K def Grubb/Mitchell-G 7/5; 6/4

BOYS:
Jared McClung-K lost to Kirk Rudolph 7/6; 6/4
Austin Little-K def Jonah Benning Shaub-G 6/4; 2/6; 10/7
AJ Jackson-K lost to Hayes Durbin-G 6/3; 6/4
Colby Jones-K lost to Adam Ersvelde-G 6/1; 6/3
Braden DeLong-K lost to Edward Lapatto-G 7/6; 7/5
Tony Salato-K lost to Nathan Oster-G 7/5; 5/7- 11/9

Jared McClung/AJ Jackson lost
Austin Little/Tony Salato won
Colby Jones/Braden DeLong won
Blake McClung/Justin Little lost
Evan Higgenbotham/Cam Liston lost