Eagles slip past Senators

Published 2:04 pm Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Fort Dale Academy’s Matthew Butts and doubles partner Matt Langford defeated Morgan Academt’s Kyle Stewart and Conner Stephens 7-5, 4-6, 7-6 (7-1) on Monday at Beeland Park. (Advocate Staff/Andy Brown)

The Fort Dale Academy boys’ tennis team edged Morgan Academy 4-3 on Monday at Beeland Park.

Match results were as follows:

Singles Matches

No. 1 seed:  Daniel Hall Autrey def. Hain Beers 6-2, 6-4

No. 2 seed:  Mitchell Lewis lost to McCain Levins 5-7, 3-6

No. 3 seed:  Matthew Butts lost to Kyle Stewart 2-6, 6-3, 4-6

No. 4 seed:  Matt Langford def. Conner Stephens 6-2, 6-3

No. 5 seed:  Curt Davis lost to Peyton Matthews 7-6, 4-6, 1-6

No. 6 seed:  Hill Dunklin lost to Will Sherrer 2-6, 0-6

No. 7 seed: Warren Matthews lost to Conner Henderson 2-6, 0-6

No. 8 seed: Hunter Craig lost to Chase Cammack 0-6, 0-6

Doubles Matches

No. 1 team:  Autrey and Lewis def. Beers and Levins 5-7, 6-1, 6-2

No. 2 team:  Butts and Langford def. Stewart and Stephens 7-5, 4-6, 7-6 tiebreak (7-1)

The Fort Dale girls’ tennis team dropped a 4-3 decision to defending Class AAA state champion Morgan Academy on Tuesday at Beeland Park.

Match results were as follows:

Singles Matches

No. 1 seed:  Anne Matthews lost to Caroline Sherrer 1-6, 3-6

No. 2 seed:  Taylor Autrey lost to Sarah Reeves 6-3, 5-7, 3-6

No. 3 seed:  Kennedy Harris def. Lizzie Reeves 6-3, 6-3

No. 4 seed:  Ashton Scott def. Sophie Talton 6-4, 6-1

No. 5 seed:  Marion Lightfoot def. Emily Sherrer  6-3, 6-0

No. 6 seed:  Mary Claire Carlton def. Annie Talton 6-3, 6-1

No. 7 seed:  Madison Ann Gaston def. Mary Logan Kelley 6-0, 6-2

No. 8 seed:  Sarah Elizabeth Owens def. Anne Smith Reeves 8-6

Doubles Matches

No. 1 team:  Matthews  and Scott lost to Sherrer and Reeves 6-0, 6-7(1-7), 3-6

No. 2 team:  Autrey and Harris lost to Reeves and Sherrer 5-7, 6-3, 6-7(5-7)

No. 3 team:  Lightfoot and Carlton def. Talton and Kelley 8-5

Note:  For match scoring purposes, the top 5 singles and top 2 doubles matches are the only matches that apply.