Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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April 22, 2014

Tennis: Beavers volley past Man

BLUEFIELD — The Bluefield High girls tennis team shut out Man 7-0 in each of two matches, and the boys won 6-1 and 5-2, on a sunny Monday at Bluefield City Courts.

In girls action, Bluefield’s Alex Lewis and Claire Bailey both won 8-0 in singles play at No. 1 doubles. Molly Lovern and Zoe Nicewander also won 8-0 as a doubles team.

The Bluefield girls are now 11-0.

Francesco Desiderio continued his perfect record in singles with his 11th win. He, Zach Taylor and Mark Clapp each recorded 8-0 wins on Monday.

The Bluefield boys are 9-2 overall and 8-2 in regional play.

Bluefield will play Greenbrier East on Thursday in Fairlea.


Girls Match 1

Singles — Molly Lovern def. Kayci Jarrell 8-1. Zoe Nicewander def. Katie Curry 8-0. Alex Lewis def. Lesly Vance 8-0. Claire Bailey def. Caitlyn Vitruls 8-0.

Doubles — Lovern-Nicewander def. Jarrell-Curry 8-1. Bailey-Lewis def. Vance-Vitruls 8-0. Camilla Deeb and Carol-Anne Cole won by default.

Girls Match 2

Singles — Carol-Anne Cole def. Kayci Jarrell 8-5. Camilla Deeb def. Katie Curry 8-2. Brittany Holt def. Lesly Vance 8-1. Maggie Musick def. Caitlyn Vitruls 8-5.

Doubles — Lovern-Nicewander def. Jarrell-Curry 8-0. Bailey-Lewis won by default. Deeb-Cole won by default.

Boys Match 1

Singles — Francesco Desiderio (BHS) def. Larry Browning 8-0. Jon Collins (Man) def. Jordan Volmar 8-5. Wesley Stump (BHS) def. Austin Elkins 8-2. Zach Taylor (BHS) def. Chris Brown 8-0.

Doubles — Desiderio-Chris Lawless (BHS) def. Browning-Collins 9-7. Volmar-Stump (BHS) def. Elkins-Brown 8-0. Taylor-Mark Clapp (BHS) won by forfeit.

Boys Match 2

Singles — Desiderio (BHS) def. Browning 8-0. Collins (Man) def. Volmar 8-8 (7-4). Lawless (BHS) def. Elkins 8-1. Clapp (BHS) def. Brown 8-0.

Doubles — Browning-Collins (Man) def. Volmar-Stump 8-4. Taylor-Clapp (BHS) def. Elkins-Brown 8-2. Bluefield won by forfeit at No. 3.

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