Wednesday, April 23, 2014

ECCC Tennis Teams Defeat Holmes

East Central Community College’s tennis teams recorded victories over Holmes Community College in matches held Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Goodman.
The Lady Warriors cruised 8-1 and the Warriors posted a 7-2 victory.

In women’s singles, Hannah Peoples of Winston Academy defeated Johanna White, 6-1, 6-0; Alana Turner of Florence beat Laurie Alvis, 6-2, 6-2; Amber Pierce of Leake Academy defeated Jennifer Rule, 6-2, 6-4; Nan Hartness of Winston Academy beat Katherine Woods, 6-1, 6-0; Hannah Smith of Leake Academy beat Lori Nesbitt, 6-1, 6-2; and Katlyn Patrick of Forest defeated Anna Claire Shores, 7-5, 6-1.

EC winners in women’s doubles were Turner and Pierce, who defeated Alvis/White, 8-4; and Peoples and Hartness, an 8-0 winner over Rule/Woods. Kristine Jenkins and Lauren Peterson, both of Forest, were clipped 8-6 by Shores and Elizabeth Petro.

In men’s singles, Juan Miranda of Morton beat Devin Langham, 6-2, 6-2; Daniel Giles of Union defeated Dylan Throgmorton, 6-1, 6-2; Javon Yarbrough of Louisville beat Rami Jamileh, 6-2, 6-1; Brandon St. Clair of Newton County High School defeated Will Godfrey, 7-6 (7-4), 6-2: Robert Strong of Forest beat Justin Sawyer, 6-2, 6-0; and Tanner Moore of Winston Academy beat John Crews, 1-6, 6-2, (10-6).
Miranda and Giles won their doubles match by an 8-1 decision over Throgmorton/Sawyer.

Yarbrough and Moore fell 8-6 to Godfrey/Jamileh, and St. Clair and Rigdon were clipped 8-4 by Langham/Crews.
EC’s tennis program is led by head coach Robert Thompson and adjunct coach Dianne O’Neill.