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Raiders rock Comets: East tennis continues winning streak

By Jeremy D. Wells

Carter County Times

The East Carter girls tennis team is now 7 – 1, after an 11-0 victory over West Carter on Friday. The boys team, with a 3-0 victory, now have a record of 5 – 3.

In singles competition the Lady Raiders’ Kaitlyn Conley and Andrea Ferguson held their opponents scoreless, with Conley beating Kayleigh Rayburn and Ferguson winning over Shaylee Menix, 6-0. 

Maria Hayes beat Kyleigh Gilliam. 6-1. Aliya Lewis won over Macie Inskepp, 6-1. Emma Moudy beat Jayla Bailey, 6-1. Audrey Tackett defeated Katie Barker, 6-2. Bella Poskas beat Peyton Stegall, 6-1. And Mary Sherrard beat Hannah Humphries, 6-1. 

On the boys side Tanner Osborne beat Brayden Dehart and Wilson Tomaselli took home a win against the Comets’ Lance Wolfe, both 6-0. 

In doubles Moudy and Lewis beat Gilliam and Rayburn, 6-0. Ferguson and Conley beat Bailey and Stegall, 6-0. And Tacket and Poskas gave up one to defeat Callie Oney and Barker, 6-1. 

On the boys side Lane Moudy and Brant Harris beat Dehart and Wolfe, 6-0. 

Boyd County

This win comes after wins Tuesday against Boyd County, where the Lions made them fight for the victory, with the East girls winning 5-4, and the boys 5-1. Hayes beat Boyd County’s Sydney Ramey in singles action, 8-0, Lewis beat Carly Mullins, 6-2, and Moudy won against Maggi Lowe, 6-0. 

In doubles Moudy and Lewis beat Ramey and Kinnel, 8-6, and Hayes and Conley beat Mullins and Brewer 6-0. 

On the boys side Tomaselli beat Ethan Parson 6-3, Moudy beat Bryce Adams, 6-3, and Harris beat Ben Rose, 6-1. Tomaselli and Osborne teamed up to beat Amos and Gibson 8-4 in doubles action, and Moudy and Harris beat Lawson and Adams, 6-0. 

Singles Tournament

In the Future Varsity Intramural Double Elimination Singles Tournament on Saturday, East Carter’s Harley Justice brought home fourth place, and Megan Sexton third. Anna Oney placed as runner-up and Colin Combs won Champion. 

Contact the writer at editor@cartercountytimes.com



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