Tigers, Canes tennis each pick up wins Tuesday


Both the Adairsville High boys and girls tennis teams improved to 2-0 on the season with road wins over Pepperell on Tuesday.

After the boys swept Chattooga 5-0 last week, the girls matched the feat on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, the boys were able to escape Floyd County with a 4-1 win, only dropping one match on the No. 3 singles line.

None of the boys matches went to a third set, as No. 1 singles player Houston Medlock won 6-2, 6-0; and No. 2 singles player Cody Kimbrough won 6-4, 6-2.

At doubles, the No. 1 team of Jason Burdette and Zach Ogle won 6-0, 6-3; and the No. 2 doubles team of Davis Hardin and Landon Swanson won 7-6, 6-0.

On the girls side, Megan Smith won at No. 1 singles, 6-3, 6-3; Alexandra Kantusek won at No. 2 singles, 6-4, 6-2; and Brantley Hughes won in a tiebreaker after dropping the first set on Line 3, 3-6, 6-3, 10-5.

In doubles, the No. 1 team of Micaela Pardo and Audrey Mixon won 6-0, 7-6. The No. 2 doubles team of Olivia Long and Madison Camp also won, but the score was not reported.

Next on the schedule for the Tigers are matches at Trion on Thursday.

Canes cruises past Murray

It was the home opener for the Cartersville High boys and girls tennis teams, both of which have high expectations with plenty of talent returning after deep runs into the state playoffs the past two seasons.

Facing Murray County Tuesday, the Canes made quick work of the Indians, winning all 10 matches on the day.

Ashley Popham, Emma McCary and Ansley Thompson all won their singles matches 6-0, 6-0 on the girls side. 

In boys singles, Will Allen, Matthew Slocum and Griffin Shaw won their matches as well. 

The boys No. 1 doubles team of Juan Zazueta and Davis Edwards, and No. 2 team of Ivy Nelson and Ross Norwood, each won in straight sets. 

Both girls doubles teams won in straight sets as well, with Jordan Ross and Lydia Wiedetz on Line 1 and Alice Terry and Chloe Satterfield on Line 2.

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