Sarah Culpepper returns a serve for Demopolis.
Sarah Culpepper returns a serve for Demopolis.

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Demopolis tennis boys, girls beat Bryant

Published 7:14pm Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The DHS tennis boys and girls teams earned win over section opponent Paul W. Bryant High School on Wednesday.

Both the girls and the boys teams won 6-3.

Head coach Clay Massey said this match was a big win for his team.

“This one is big for us,” he said. “We need to sustain our momentum going into spring break next week. We played better today than we did in our previous three matches.”

Massey added that the aggressiveness of his team Wednesday was the difference.

Meredith Hill serves for Demopolis.
Meredith Hill serves for Demopolis.

“We were aggressive today, and when we play like that, we can be really good,” he said.

The scores from the boys team in the match were as follows:

•Kyle Woodruff won 8-5

•Carson Parten won 8-2

•Garrett Miller won 8-2

•Jacob Browder lost 2-8

•Rodney Skidmore won 8-6

•Ben Robertson lost 1-8

•Woodruff/Parten won 8-0

•Miller/Browder won 8-6

•Skidmore/Robertson lost 7-9 (2-7)

The scores from the girls team in the match were as follows:

•Meredith Hill won 8-0

•Sarah Culpepper lost 4-8

•Anna Ezell lost 4-8

•Mary Brown won 8-3

•Katherine Floyd won 8-1

•Lauren Boone won 8-0

•Hill/Culpepper won 8-6

•Brown/Floyd lost 5-8

•Ezell/Boone won 8-0

The Tigers will be back in action Monday, March 31 against Sipsey Valley in Demopolis. They will host Jackson High on Tuesday April 1, then will be on the road Thursday, April 3 at Central-Tuscaloosa and Friday, April 4 at Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa.

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