Boys & Girls Tennis Topple Mary Persons

FORSYTH, Ga. – The FPD boys and girls tennis teams picked up wins on Thursday afternoon, defeating the Mary Persons Bulldogs on the road.

The Vikings (2-0) earned a 3-2 win by taking all three singles matches on the day.

Junior Brooks Hanson bested Mary Person’s Justin McKinney 8-0 while senior Tucker Braddy defeated Will Newton 8-4.

FPD’s other singles victory came via junior Tristan Hilyer, who took his match over Connor Johnson 8-0.

In the girls match, the Lady Vikings (2-0) swept the Lady Bulldogs 5-0.

FPD’s singles trio of Mary Madison Foshee, Summer Sanders and Brianna Flemming all earned victories.

In doubles, the Lady Vikings posted wins with Ruth Samuel/Yuka Yokoyama and Katlyn Smaha/Julia Peavy.

Complete results are available in the box score below.

The tennis teams return to the court next Friday-Saturday, February 28-March 1, traveling to play in the Camden Invitational.

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FPD 3-2

Brooks Hanson (F) def. Justin McKinney (MP) 8-0

Tucker Braddy (F) def. Will Newton (MP) 8-4

Tristan Hilyer (F) def. Connor Johnson (MP) 8-0

R. Cass/H. Fry (MP) def. E. Ramirez/J Wilson (F) 8-5

J. Allen/R. Gorman (MP) def. N. Groover/ B. Little (F) 8-4



FPD 5-0

Brianna Fleming (F) def. Abby Owen (MP) 8-2

Mary Madison Foshee (F) def. Ellie Cottle (MP) 8-0

Summer Sanders (F) def. Halie Seitz (MP) 8-4

R. Samuel/Y. Yokoyama (F) def. E. Pierotti/K. Sikes (MP) 8-4

K. Smaha/J. Peavy (F) def. A. Justice/ C. Pierotti (MP) 8-4.


Records: both FPD boys and girls 2-0. Next match at Camden Co. Invitational.