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Tennis Splits with ELCA at Home

MACON, Ga. – The FPD girls and boys tennis teams hit the courts on Tuesday afternoon, March 18, against the Eagles Landing Christian Academy (ELCA) Chargers, with the Lady Vikings (6-0) earning an 8-0 win while the Vikings (4-2) dropped its match 4-1.

In the girls match, FPD took all the matches in singles play, highlighted by Mary Madison Foshee’s 8-0 win over Chandler Fielding.

FPD’s Brianna Flemming defeated Chanel Kim 8-6 and Yuka Yokoyama took down Chanel Newcomer 8-6.

In doubles, the Lady Vikings preserved the shutout bid by taking two wins. Maggie Moody/Summer Sanders fended off Jessie Knight/Jordan Fielding 8-2 while Sydney Reese/Ruth Samuel bested Sarah Greenburg/Blaire Wetherington 8-2.

In the boys match, the Vikings mustered just one victory on the day, an 8-2 doubles win for Austin Bardash/Taylor Burns over Matthew Youngblood/Jae Yue.

The tennis squads are back to play on Monday, March 24, hosting Spalding High School at 4 p.m.

The First Presbyterian Day School Department of Athletics strives to build the student athlete both in the playing arena and the classroom while upholding the school’s mission statement to educate and equip students to change the world for God’s glory. 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, March 18, 2014

Girls Tennis

FPD 5, ELCA 0

Mary Madison Foshee (FPD) def. Chandler Fielding (ELCA) 8-0

Brianna Flemming (FPD) def. Chanel Kim (ELCA) 8-6

Yuka Yokoyama (FPD) def. Chanel Newcomer (ELCA) 8-6

Maggie Moody/Summer Sanders (FPD) def. Jessie Knight/Jordan Fielding (ELCA) 8-2

Sydney Reese/Ruth Samuel (FPD) def. Sarah Greenburg/Blaire Wetherington (ELCA) 8-2

Record: FPD 6-0.

Next: Spalding at FPD, 4 p.m., Monday.

 

 

Boys Tennis

ELCA 4, FPD 1

Ryan Holland (ELCA) def. Brooks Hanson (FPD) 8-6

Tripp Ausband (ELCA) def. Tucker Braddy (FPD) 8-6

Josh Bailey (ELCA) def. Tristan Hilyer (FPD) 9-7

Shannon Zits/Jacob Kid (ELCA) def. Eliel Ramirez/Bryce Little (FPD) 10-8

Austin Bardash/Taylor Burns (FPD) def. Matthew Youngblood/Jae Yue (ELCA) 8-2

 

Record: FPD 4-2.

Next: Spalding at FPD, 4 p.m., Monday.