Rhea Middle Tennis wins both matches vs Cleveland Middle

The Rhea Middle boys and girls teams are playing well this year with girls now 7-0 and boys at 6-1 after their wins at home vs Cleveland on Monday.(Photo:GaryBolden/RheaReview)

Boys win 8-1 and girls rally for 5-4 win

September 26, 2017

Dayton, TN —  Rhea Middle Tennis won both matches against visiting Cleveland on Tuesday with two very different matches.  The boys team lost the # 1 singles match by Will Travis but went on to win all 8 remaining matches. Winning singles in order of positions were Cole Ruehling, Zac Swafford, James Smith, Tyler Bentley and Brett Hurst.  In double action the winners were Travis/Swafford, Ruehling/Smith and Bentley/Garrett Hurst.

In girl’s action it was much different but a win in the end.  #1 through # 3 lost the opening matches with Ava Travis, Ansley Thedford and Sopie Kay losing.  Last 3 in the order came through for the Lady Eagles with Karlee Rogers, hanna Logsdon and Sydney Hampton winning to pull the girls even 3-3 going to doubles.  After Travis and Thedford dropped the first match it was win or go home time.Brock/Tullier won to setup the final and match deciding match.  Clark and Pierce came through with hard fought overtime win 9-7.

With the wins, the girl’s record goes to 7-0 and boy’s record goes to 6-1.  Rhea Middle will be on the road at Cleveland on Thursday.

Rhea Middle boys tennis team.


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