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Friday, April 6, 2001

Chiefs tame Panthers on local tennis courts


The McIntosh boys and girls tennis team had a busy schedule before going on spring break.

In the course of five days, the team played three teams from their region.

March 22, the boys and girls faced Starr's Mill. Priscilla Roberts and Jenny Shular, two of the top-ranked junior tennis players in the region, faced off. Shular won the match 11-10. McIntosh's Rebecca Timmis defeated Shayna Simmons 10-3 and Denise Daughenbaugh beat Sara Hall 6-0.

In doubles matches, Adrianne Hodges and Sunya Sweeney of McIntosh defeated Lisa Gentilini and Jessica Huber, 10-3. Shelby Carlson and Renae Clark, also of McIntosh, won their doubles match by beating Lauren Dillon and Kitty Ireland 10-4.

The boys went 6-0 against the Panthers. BJ James, James Dwyer and Robert Lochridge won their singles matches handily, while Mike Saheim and Justin Hale, and Phil Van Fossan and Sundeep Sood won their doubles matches. In a junior varsity doubles match, Yosuke Nomura and Osman Faruqui won as well.

Monday, March 26, the girls faced Riverdale. Timmis and Daughenbaugh won their singles matches, while the doubles teams of Sweeney and Hodges and Carlson and Stacey Brundrette won their matches as well.

The following day saw both the boys and girls take on Newnan. James, Lochridge and Saheim all won singles matches for the boys, while the doubles teams of Van Fossan and Hale and Sood and Nomura also won. Roberts, Timmis and Daughenbaugh won their singles matches for the girls while the doubles teams of Hidges and Sweeney and Carlson and Clark won as well.

McIntosh is attempting to schedule a match at Woodward Academy after spring break, while Starr's Mill travels to East Coweta April 10 and to Whitewater April 12 to take on Fayette County.

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