Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

March 23, 2013

Bluefield netters win a pair; Princeton gains a split

Staff reports
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

NEW RICHMOND — The Bluefield tennis teams ventured to Wyoming County on Saturday and the boys and girls returned with two wins each.

Both teams swept Westside 7-0.

In boys action, Jose Tarin won 8-0, Austin Tyree prevailed 8-3 and Paul Huffman won 8-1. Justin Freund and Terin took an 8-0 doubles win, and Tyree and Jordan Volmar won 8-2. Huffman and Tyler Myers won by forfeit.

The girls swept Westside, with Molly Lovern and Claire Bailey earning 8-0 singles victories. Alex Lewis and Zoe Nicewander recorded an 8-0 doubles victory.

At Wyoming East, Lewis, Sarah Brady and Bailey took 8-0 singles wins. Bailey and Lovern won 8-0 in doubles and the Bluefield girls won 7-0.

The Bluefield boys beat the Warriors, who have most of their team back, by 4-3. Freund and Terin earned their second 8-0 doubles win of the day and also won at singles. Huffman and Myers got the fourth win at doubles.

The Bluefield boys (3-0) and girls are scheduled to play next at Liberty on Tuesday.

Bluefield girls 7, Westside 0

Singles — Molly Lovern def. Lauren Booth 8-0. Alex Lewis def. Sara Walker 8-3. Sarah Brady def. Brianna Bailey 8-2. Claire Bailey def. Tamara Hatfield 8-0. Doubles — Lewis-Zoe Nicewander def. Booth-Walker 8-0. Bailey-Lovern def. Bailey-Sarah Brown 8-1. Brooke Cundiff-Borden Thomas def. Hatfield-Larissa Morgan 8-1.

Bluefield girls 7, Wyoming East 0

Singles — Lovern def. Savannah Lusk 8-1. Lewis def. Amy Lusk 8-0. Brady def. Paige Endreson 8-0. Bailey def. Kaitlyn Lambert 8-0. Doubles — Lewis-Nicewander def. Lamber-S. Lusk 8-3. Lovern-Bailey def. A. Lusk-Endreson 8-0. Cundiff-Thomas def. Morgan Mitchell-Jenny Tritt 8-1. Exhibition — Emma Cole-Camilla Deel def. Jenni Pritt-Megan Sizemore 8-1.

Bluefield boys 4, Wyoming East 3

Singles — Justin Freund (BHS) def. Cobin Canada 8-3. Jose Tarin (BHS) def. Andrew Cook 8-3. Michael Culicerto (WE) def. Paul Huffman 8-5. Justin Lester (WE) def. Austin Tyree 8-4. Doubles — Freund-Tarin (BHS) def. Canada-Lester 8-0. Culicerto-Todd England (WE) def. Tyree-Volmer 8-1. Huffman-Myers (BHS) def. Nate England-Andrew Cook 8-5.


Princeton vs. Riverside

PRINCETON —  The Princeton Senior High boys tennis team won its first match of 2013 on Saturday, defeating Riverside 6-1 in Princeton.

The Tigers’ top three singles players, William Robertson, Jacob Jones and Adam Anderson, all won 8-0.

Ryan French and Anderson combined for a doubles victory, and Matt LaMothe and Hunter Alford took the win at No. 3 doubles.

The Princeton girls fell to Riverside 5-2. Miranda Basconi  and Emily Hendricks shot to an 8-6 doubles win.

Princeton is scheduled to play Greenbrier East on Monday, Richlands on Tuesday and Woodrow Wilson on Wednesday.

Princeton boys 6, Riverside 1

Singles — William Robertson (PSHS) def. Cameron Stamper 8-0. Jacob Jones (PSHS) def. Austin Romaca 8-0. Adam Anderson (PSHS) def. Isaiah Ferrell 8-0. Logan Harless (RHS) def. Ryan French 8-5. Doubles — Robertson-Jones (PSHS) def. Stamper-Romaca 8-0. French-Anderson (PSHS) def. Ferrell-Harless 8-2. Matt LaMothe-Hunter Alford (PSHS) def. Reese Liptok-Zack Ellis 8-3.

Riverside girls 5, Princeton 2

Singles — Erin Hendricks (RHS) def. Emily Hendricks 8-0. Morgan Carrico (RHS) def. Loren King 8-3. Brooke Rumbaugh (RHS) def. Kelsi Browning 8-3. Kayla Hunt (RHS) def. Miranda Basconi 8-0. Doubles — Hendricks-Carrico (RHS) def. Allie Sears-Aleigh Cooper 8-0. Browning-King won by default. Basconi-Hendricks (PSHS) def. Rumbaugh-Erica Howell 8-6.