DHS tennis earns wins over Jackson

Published 12:32 pm Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Demopolis High School’s boys and girls tennis teams earned wins Tuesday against Jackson High School.

The boys pulled out a 5-4 win and the girls swept the Lady Aggies 9-0.

Head coach Clay Massey said he likes how the team is playing following spring break.

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“I’m pleased with the way we’ve come back from spring break,” he said. “We haven’t been rusty. The boys have gotten two big wins and the girls had a good showing against Jackson.”

He added that the biggest key has been playing aggressively.

“We’ve really picked up where we left off before the break, and we’re playing with a lot of confidence,” he said. “We’re being aggressive, and when we are, we play well.”

The results against Jackson for the boys are as follows:

•Kyle Woodruff won 8-0

•Carson Parten won 8-3

•Garrett Miller won 9-8

•Jacob Browder won 8-6

•Rodney Skidmore lost 6-8

•Ben Robertson lost 1-8

•Woodruff/Parten won 8-2

•Miller/Browder lost 5-8

•Skidmore/Robertson lost 4-8

The results against Jackson for the girls are as follows:

Meredith Hill won 8-1

Sarah Culpepper won 8-3

Anna Ezell won 8-0

Mary Frances Brown won 8-3

Katherine Floyd won 8-3

Lauren Boone won 6-0

Hill/Culpepper won 8-2

Floyd/Boone won 8-4

Ezell/Brown won 8-6

The Tigers will be on the road Thursday as the boys face Central-Tuscaloosa and the girls face Pleasant Grove.