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Tennis Splits with Brookstone, Clinch Area Playoff Spot

MACON, Ga. – The First Presbyterian Day School tennis teams were in action on Tuesday, April 16, taking on Brookstone in its final regular season match of the season.

The boys team clinched the no. 1 seed for the Area Tournament with a 4-1 win and will automatically advance to the semifinals on Monday, April 22 with time and opponent to be determined.

The Vikings got wins in singles matches from Daniel Strawn, Michael Durham and Miller Durham. FPD’s doubles victory came from the duo of Brooks Hanson and Tristan Hilyer.

In the girls match, the Lady Vikings fell 0-5 but still secured a playoff spot. The Lady Vikings will take on Pacelli in the first round of the Area Tournament on Thursday, April 18, with the winner advancing the semifinals on Monday, April 22.

Check www.fpdvikings.com for more information on the FPD tennis teams.

The First Presbyterian Day School Department of Athletics, home to multiple region and state championships in both the GISA and GHSA, strives to build the student athlete both in the playing arena and the classroom while continuing to educate and equip students to change the world for God’s glory. Now a member of the GHSA, the Vikings have continued to provide FPD athletes, coaches, fans and spectators a positive, Christian environment on a daily basis. For more information, visit www.fpdvikings.com and sign up for up-to-the-minute news and scores by visiting www.twitter.com/FPDVikingSports.

BOX SCORES:

Tuesday, April 16

 

Boys Tennis

FPD 4, Brookestone 1

 

Daniel Strawn (F) def. K. Onoe (B) 6-4, 6-3

Michael Durham (F) def. J. Dreelin (B) 4-6, 6-4, 11-9

Miller Durham (F) def. C. Pease (B) 6-2, 6-2

T. Thorne/S. Aror (B) def. Dylan Liles/Max Chandler (F) 4-6, 4-6

Brooks Hanson/Tristan Hilyer (F) def. J. Pease/S. Jinks (B) 7-6, 6-1

 

FPD 16-0

Next: FPD vs. TBD, Area 1 Tournament, April 22

 

Girls Tennis

FPD 0, Brookestone 5

 

A. Hudson (B) def. Katy Hall (F) 6-3, 6-0

R. Levy (B) def. Olivia Taylor (F) 6-2, 6-0

J. Lewis (B) def. MM Foshee (F) 6-3, 6-1

A. White/A. McClusky (B) def. S.Sanders/S.Reese (F) 6-2, 6-4

E. Pierce/R. Herringer (B) def. B. Scurry/A. Pierce (F) 6-0, 6-1

 

FPD 8-8.

Next: Pacelli at FPD, Area 1 Tournament, April 18, 4 p.m.