Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

April 18, 2013

Tennis: Area squads in action

Staff reports
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD, Va. — Girls Tennis

Graham 9, Bland County 0

BLUEFIELD, Va. — Graham improved to 6-1 on the season and 3-1 in the Mountain Empire District by blanking the Bears.

Caitlin Williams of Graham defeated Bland County top seed Rebecca Havens 6-2, 6-4. Williams and Rebecca Day also won the top doubles match 8-0.

Graham will host Fort Chiswell on Monday at Bluefield College.


Caitlin Williams (G) def. Rebecca Havens 6-2, 6-4; Rebecca Day (G) def. S.Williams 6-0, 6-0; Haley Sheets (G) def. T.Thompson 6-0, 6-0; Misbah Muzaffer (G) def. A.Burton 6-0, 6-0; McKenzie Roach (G) def. S.Blankenship 6-0, 6-0; Caroline Johnson (G) def. H.Conner 6-0, 6-0.


Williams-Day (G) def. Havens-Thompson 8-0; Sheets-Cyma Mounzer def. Williams-Burton 6-0; Roach-Muzaffer (G) def. Blankenship-Conner 8-0.

Girls Tennis

Huntington S-Joe 4, Bluefield 3

BLUEFIELD — Huntington St. Joe’s sent the Bluefield girls tennis team to defeat for the first time this season.

Molly Lovern did win the top seed contest for the Beavers, who dropped to 7-1 on the season, with a home match on tap today with Wyoming East.


Molly Lovern (B) def. Maggie Deansfeld 8-5; Beth Sutfin (H) def. Alex Lewis 8-1; Lauren Breece (H) def. Sarah Brady 8-5; Claire Bailey (B) def. Paranee Karimpour 8-0.


Deansfeld-Kairimpour (H) def. Zoe Nicewonder-Lewis 8-5; Sutfin-Breece (H) def. Bailey-Lovern 8-1; Brady-Brooke Cundiff (B) def. Tatianna Schrader-Catherine Whipple 8-1.

(Exh: Emma Cole (B) def. Beanie Vance 8-2; Borden Thomas-Camilla Deep (B) def. Mackenzie Shepard-Kathleen Stedman 8-0)

Boys Tennis

Bluefield 6, Huntington S-Joe’s 1

BLUEFIELD — The Bluefield boys improved to 9-0 on the season, led by Justin Freund and Jose Tarin who remained unbeaten in singles play, and continue to be undefeated as a doubles team.

Bluefield will host Wyoming East today at the Bluefield City Courts.


Justin Freund (B) def. Jackson Reynolds 8-1; Jose Tarin (B) def. Eric Gainer 8-3, Paul Hoffmann (B) def. Nick Corcenzena 8-2; Austin Tyree (B) def. Dylan Holland 8-6.


Freund-Tarin (B) def. Reynolds-Holland 8-2; Gainer-Corcenzena (H) def. Jordan Volmer-Tyree 9-7; Tyler Myers-Hoffmann (B) won by forfeit.

(Exh: Tarin (B) def. Reynolds 8-1; Wesley Stump (B) def. Nathaniel Porter 8-2; Myers (B) def. Porter 8-5.

Graham 9,

Bland County 0

BLAND, Va. —Conner Wilson and the Graham G-Men improved to 8-0, and 3-0 in the Mountain Empire District, by shutting out the Bears.

Graham will visit Fort Chiswell on Monday.


Conner Wilson (G) def. Ryan Keen 6-4, 6-4; Hassan Muzaffer (G) def. Luke Litton 8-0; David Figueroa (G) def. Eric French 8-1; George Castillo (G) def. Josh Dewild 8-0; Dakota Miller (G) def. Chase Hankins 8-4; Dexter Kirk (G) def. Dusty Kiser 8-4.


Wilson-Muzaffer (G) def. Keen-Hankins 8-3; Figueroa-Castillo (G) def. French-Dewild 8-3; Miller-Kirk (G) def. Litton-Kiser 8-4.

Tigers tennis teams win at East

FAIRLEA— The Princeton boys and girls tennis teams picked up wins Thursday at Greenbrier East. The boys team beat the Spartans 5-2, while the girls won 4-3. Kelsi Browning is now 10-3 on the season and William Robertson is 11-2.

Boys singles

William Robertson (P) def. Bondhley (GE) 8-3; Jacob Jones (P) def. Ty Hylton (GE) 8-2; Ryan French (P) def. Mickell Ridgeway (GE) 8-3; Adam Anderson (P) def. Jay Schrettner (GE) 8-2.


Robertson-Jones (P) and Hylton-Adatya Desele (GE) 8-2; Bondhley-Ridgeway (GE) and French-Anderson (P) 8-5; Cordel Bostic-Schrettner (GE) def. Matthew LAmothe-Hunter Alford (P) 8-2.

Girls singles

Alaina Blankenship (P) def. Paige Acord (GE) 8-1; Erin Johnson (GE) def. Loren King (P) 8-2; Kelsi Browning (P) def. Mary Clapham (GE) 8-5; Savannah Farmer (P) def. Tatker Dowdy (GE) 8-5,


Blankenship-Farmer (P) def. Clapham-Dowdy (GE) 8-6; Acord-Bianca Andre (GE) def. King-Browning (P) 8-3; Johnson-Amy Ahern (GE) def. Miranda Basconi-Emily Hendricks (P) 8-3.