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Girls & Boys Tennis Advance to Area Semifinals

MACON, Ga. – The FPD girls and boys tennis teams hosted its first round match of the 2014 Area Tennis Tournament against Pacelli on Wednesday afternoon, April 9, with both squads advancing to the semifinal round at the end of play.

In the girls match, the Lady Vikings took the match 3-0.

Brynna Wilson and Mary Madison Foshee took the singles matches and Summer Sanders/Maggie Moody notched a win in doubles.

In the boys match, the Vikings secured a spot in the semifinals with a 3-1 victory.

Tristan Hilyer bested his opponent in the singles match while Bryce Little/Taylor Burns and Noah Groover/Eliel Ramirez topped the doubles competition.

The tennis teams return to action on Monday, April 14 in the semifinal round of the Area 1 Tournament at John Drew Tennis Center in Macon. Opponents will be determined by the end of the weekend.

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:

Girls Tennis

FPD 3, PACELLI 0

Brynna Wilson (FPD) def. Chloe Tharpe (Pacelli) 6-2, 6-3.

Mary Madison Foshee (FPD) def. Alex Harris (Pacelli) 6-0, 6-1.

Summer Sanders/Maggie Moody (FPD) def. Graceyn Weed 6-2, 6-0.

 

Boys Tennis

FPD 3, PACELLI 1

Preston Morepth (Pacelli) def. Brooks Hanson (FPD) 4-6, 7-5, 10-8.

Tristan Hilyer (FPD) def. John Clark Aver (Pacelli) 6-3, 6-0.

Bryce Little/Taylor Burns (FPD) def. Ben Paris/Mark Ray (Pacelli) 6-0, 6-4.

Noah Groover/Eliel Ramirez (FPD) def. Manuel Duran/Matthew Jones (Pacelli) 6-0, 6-0.