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GHS boys tennis defeats Linton

Thursday, September 20, 2007

LINTON -- The Greencastle boys' tennis team swept their singles matches to help propel the squad to a 4-1 victory over Linton Thursday night.

In singles action, No. 1 singles Sam Hirt defeated George Firtch 6-0 and 6-1, while No. 2 singles player Brennan Burks downed Seth Herndon 6-3 and 6-2. Rounding out the singles action, Eric Warren downed Kris Shipman in straight sets 6-0 and 6-0.

The No. 1 doubles team of Seth Heithaus and Tye Fauergue lost to Chase Rhoten and Marrick McBride 7-5 and 7-5. GHS gained a victory in the No. 2 doubles, when Clay Spencer and David Cath defeated Kyle Cooper and Luck Knight, winning 6-0 and 6-2.

The Tiger Cubs will hit the courts again today at 4:30 p.m. as it hosts Owen Valley.

At Linton

Greencastle 4, Linton 1

Singles -- Hirt (GHS) def. Firtch (L) 6-0, 6-1; Burks (GHS) def. Herndon (L) 6-3, 6-2; Warren (GHS) def. Shipman (L) 6-0, 6-0.

Doubles -- Rhoten/McBride (L) def. Heithaus/Fauvergue (GHS) 7-5, 7-5; Spencer/Cath (GHS) def. Cooper/Knight (L) 6-0, 6-2.

Next match -- The Tiger Cubs will hit the courts again today as it hosts Owen Valley at 4:30 p.m.

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