Bearcat Tennis serves up a win against Thomas Co.

Published 12:52 pm Wednesday, March 10, 2021

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The Bainbridge Bearcat and Lady Cats tennis team took on Thomas County Central on Thursday, where the Lady Cats dominated 5-0 and the Bearcats won 4-1.

Lady Cats number one singles Rylan Bland took on opponent Charlize Scudder, where she won in a complete shutout 6-0, 6-0.

Number two singles, Riley Palmer followed her in the same fashion, beating opponent Allie Bellamy 6-0, 6-0.
Finally, number three singles Lily Tomek beat Claire Pope in a tight 7-5, 6-3 match.

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With all singles players winning, it was now up to the doubles teams.

Number one doubles, Anna Marie Hall and Mackenzie Thomas beat Samantha Jennings and Emma Rae Smith 6-1, 6-0, before number two doubles Piper Loeffler and Brooklyn Wade beat Loxley Slocumb and Jacey Keyton 6-0, 6-1.

The Bearcats then prepared for their matches.

Number one singles, Robert Bryan Shockley crushed Jaylen Duncan in a 6-0, 6-0 match.

Number two singles, Thomas Shockley lost in a hard fought match against Keaton Stephens. He narrowly lost his first set 6-7, before losing his second set 1-6.

Number three singles, Hayden Martin battled it out against Cable Willis. Losing his first set 4-6, Martin made a comeback 6-0 in the second set. This sent the match into a third set with the first player to ten points winning. Martin eventually overpowered Willis, winning 1-0.

The Bearcats number one doubles Brent Miller and Jack Burke then hit the court and won over Josiah Ganga and Joshua Williamson 6-0, 6-0.

Finally, number two doubles Lucas Reynolds and Aiden Tabb sealed the win over TCC with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Braxton White and Caleb Kimeer.