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Neal tennis boys suffer first loss; girls also go down to Andalusia

By By BRUCE HIXON Sports Editor
Although they were tagged with their first loss of the season, the W.S. Neal Blue Eagles tennis team turned in a solid effort in a 6-3 setback at Andalusia Monday.
W.S. Neal got singles victories from number three Keith Douglas and number four Josh Bailey as well its number two doubles team of Douglas and Joe Bailey.
Meanwhile the Lady Blue Eagles still remained in search of their first victory, as they were blanked by Andalusia 9-0.
W.S. Neal was supposed to have hosted Greenville Tuesday, but that match was postponed until March 14 with a 3 p.m. start. That match will also be the next action for the W.S. Neal teams.
Singles
1. J. Williams (A) def. Kris Andrews (WSN) 6-0, 6-4
2. C. Gantt (A) def. Brian Thousand (WSN) 6-0, 6-0
3. Keith Douglas (WSN) def. M. Sellers (A) 2-6, 6-2 (10-7)
4. Josh Bailey (WSN) def. A. Boyington (A) 6-1, 6-3
5. R. Patel (A) def. Joe Bailey (WSN) 6-1, 6-3
6. R. Pace (A) def. Michael Boyd (WSN) 6-3, 6-2
Doubles
1. Williams and Gantt (A) def. Andrews and Jos. Bailey (WSN) 6-4, 6-2
2. Douglas and Joe Bailey (WSN) def. Walker and Patel (A) 7-6, 6-2
3. Sellers and Boyington (A) def. Thousand and Boyd (WSN) 6-1, 6-2
Girls
Singles
1. Fagerstrom (A) def. Maggie Crutchfield (WSN) 6-1, 6-0
2. Cagle (A) def. Tawnya Henry (WSN) 3-6, 6-0, 7-5
3. Barlow (A) def. Kara Scurlock (WSN) 6-0, 6-4
4. Matthews (A) def. Charity Thompson (WSN) 6-1, 6-0
5. Jones (A) def. Christina Beckwith (WSN) 6-2, 6-4
6. Dyer (A) def. Tierra Andrews (WSN) 6-1, 6-0
Doubles
1. Fagerstrom and Cagle (A) def. Crutchfield and Henry (WSN) 6-1, 6-4
2. Barlow and Matthews (A) def. Scurlock and Andrews (WSN) 6-1, 6-1
3. Jones and Dyer (A) def. Jennifer Partridge and Thompson (WSN) 6-1, 6-1