Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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April 18, 2013

Tennis: Area squads in action

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.

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