Tietgens, Blackmon qualify for Region Tennis

Monday, May 7, 2012
Marshall County's Lauren Blackmon (left) and Sarah Tietgens (right) come to the net to shake hands with their BGA opponents in an earlier match this season. On Friday, the Tigerettes' double team came in second place in the District 11-AA Tournament at Old Fort Park in Murfreesboro to qualify for next week's Region Tournament. Tribune photo by Anthony S. Puca

Marshall County had one survivor after Friday's District 11A-AA Tennis Tournament at Old Fort Park in Murfreesboro as Sarah Tietgens and Lauren Blackmon came in second place in doubles to qualify for the region tournament that begins on Monday May 14 at Old Fort.

District Results

Boys singles

Semi finals

Greg Polk (Page) def. Justin Killian (Marshall Co) 3-6, 6-4, 6-3

Sun Youn (Page) def. Patrick Kennedy 6-0, 6-0

Girls Singles-semis

Skylar McDonald (Fayetteville) def. Abby Durrick (Page) 6-0, 6-0

Megan Hinton (Page) def. Chandler Overstreet (Summit) 6-1, 6-1

Boys doubles semi- finals

Kahler/Claiborne (MTCS) def. Brazzell/Seago (Page) 6-2, 6-1

Pons/ Householder (Page) def. Erik Martin/ Austin Mowell (Marshall County) 6-1, 6-1

Girls doubles semi finals

Sarah Tietgens/Lauren Blackmon (Marshall County) def. Rapp/Kawabata (Summit) 6-0, 6-0

Hart/Minyard (Page) def. Stroop/ Throneberry (MTCS) 2-6, 6-0, 6-0

Boys singles final

Greg Polk (Page) def. Sun Youn 2-6, 6-3, 6-0

Boys Doubles final

Kip Kahler/Mark Claiborne (MTCS) def. Pons/Householder (Page) 6-0, 6-1

Girls singles final

Skylar McDonald (Fayetteville) def. Megan Hinton (Page) 6-0, 6-1

Girls doubles final

Hart/Minyard (Page) def. Tietgens/Blackmon (MCHS) 6-4, 6-4