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Girls & Boys Tennis Shutout Upson-Lee at John Drew

MACON, Ga. – The FPD varsity girls and boys tennis teams opened the 2015 season on Thursday afternoon, February 5, at the John Drew Tennis Center with shutout victories over the Upson-Lee Knights.

The Lady Vikings claimed a 5-0 victory on the day. FPD’s Summer Sanders, Mary Madison Foshee, and Maggie Moody all racked up victories in singles matches. The duos of Summer Sanders/Katlyn Smaha and Yuka Yokoyama were also victorious.

In the boys match, the Vikings handled the Knights 4-0. Brooks Hanson, Eliel Ramirez and Josh Wilson picked up wins in singles play while Malcom Mancin/Will Kennedy took the doubles match.

Official scores from Thursday’s match are available in the box score below.

The tennis teams return to action on  Thursday, Feb. 12, hosting Bleckley County at 4 p.m. at the John Drew Tennis Center in Macon.

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 following the Vikings on Twitter at @FPDVikingSports.

BOX SCORE:

Girls

FPD 5, UPSON LEE 0
Singles:
-Brianna Fleming (FPD) def. R. Bridges (U) 8-4
-Mary Madison Foshee (FPD) def. G. Vanltaelst 8-0
-Maggie Moody (FPD) def. H. Bostwick (U) 8-0
-Summer Sanders/Katlyn Smaha (FPD) def. S. Kahr/K. Phillips 8-0
-Yuka Yokoyama/Anna Mathews (FPD) def. C. Long/T. Roberson 8-0

Record: 1-0

Next: Bleckley County at FPD, 4 p.m., Thursday (at John Drew)
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Boys

FPD 4, Upson Lee 0
Singles:
-Brooks Hanson (FPD) def. J. Smith (U) 8-0
-Eliel Ramirez (FPD) def. S. McDaniel 8-0
-Josh Wilson (FPD) def. L. Haney 8-0
-Will Kennedy/Malcom Mancin (FFP) def.
R. Pearson/B. Bruce 8-0

Record: 1-0

Next: Bleckley County at FPD, 4 p.m., Thursday (at John Drew)