Granbury tennis sets up showdown

October 5, 2013

The road to an eighth consecutive district team tennis championship for Aledo runs through Granbury this year.

Literally.

Following the Pirates 19-0 shellacking of Southwest Tuesday, they (10-5 overall) and Aledo (12-1 overall) find themselves 5-0 in league play. The teams meet in a winner-take-all affair Tuesday at 4 p.m. at the GHS courts.

Both teams have coasted through league play this season. Last fall Aledo captured the team tennis title, but Granbury had the better spring performance, sending more players to regionals.

Granbury is seeking a third consecutive trip to the regional tournament, something never done before in school history.

The winner between Granbury and Aledo will get an automatic bye into the Area 7-8A Tournament. The loser join the rest of the district in a tournament to see who the other three area qualifiers will be.

Tennis

Wichita Falls Rider 15, Granbury 4

Granbury results

Boys singles

Joel Rodgers won 8-5, Peter Mueller lost 8-1, Noah Smith lost 8-3, Kolby West lost 8-5, Thomas Tigner lost 8-6, Josh Smith lost 8-4.

Girls singles

Kate Bramlett lost 8-0, Elizabeth Morton lost 8-1, Alex Jenny lost 8-1, Keelyn Taylor won 9-8, Katey Singer lost 8-4, Jordan Watson won 8-3.

Boys doubles

Mueller/J. Smith 8-4, Rodgers/N. Smith lost 8-3, Tigner/C. Chiappe lost 8-5.

Girls doubles

Bramlett/Morton lost 8-2, Jenny/Taylor won 8-3, Rupp/Chiappe lost 8-5.

Mixed doubles

Singer/West lost 8-5.

Granbury 19, Southwest 0

Granbury results

Boys singles

Tigner won 8-3, J. Smith won 8-2, Trace Chiappe won 8-3, Nick Sandelin won 8-0, Bryten Otting won 9-7, Jamie Burwell won 8-4.

Girls singles

Singer won 8-0, Watson won 8-0, Rupp won 8-0, Cadence Chiappe won 8-0, Elaina Berry won 8-0, Katrice Johnson won 8-0.

Boys doubles

J. Smith/T. Chiappe won 8-1, Sandelin/Tigner won 8-4, Burwell/Zach Zagrocki won 8-6.

Girls doubles

Rupp/Chiappe won 8-1, Singer/Watson won 8-0, Johnson/Counts won 8-0.

Mixed doubles

Berry/Otting won 8-1.

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