TRM and WSN boys tennis compete at sectional tennis match

Published 9:06 am Thursday, April 18, 2013

The boys tennis sectionals for the T.R. Miller and W.S. Neal teams Wednesday in Montgomery may have felt like a local match for both teams as the two teams were paired up with each other in their singles and doubles matches.
T.R. Miller’s boys won all but one singles match in the first round against W.S. Neal. The Tigers scored 19 points overall.
In the singles matches, Jonathan Hall of W.S. Neal defeated Christian Carlson in the No. 1 match 10-7. In No. 2 singles, T.R. Miller’s Carter Frezell took down W.S. Neal’s Gary Likely 10-6 while Trin Miller won the No. 3 singles 10-2 over Sam Boyington.
No. 4 seed Travis Carlson edged out Mitchell Fails 10-8 while Nash Diercks took down Issac Watson 10-0 in the No. 5 seed.
T.R. Miller’s Christopher Guthrie earned a forfeit win due to W.S. Neal not having a sixth seed.
In doubles, T.R. Miller’s Christian Carlson and Frezell defeated Hall and Likely 10-4 while Miller and Diercks took down Boyington and Watson 10-2. Guthrie and Travis Carlson earned a forfeit win in the third doubles due to W.S. Neal not having a team.
In the semifinals, Frezell lost to Trinity 10-9 while Miller also lost to Trinity 10-0.
Travis Carlson fell in the No. 3 singles 10-0 to Montgomery Academy while Diercks lost to Montgomery Academy 10-0. Guthrie also lost to Montgomery Academy 10-0.
In the doubles matches for the Tigers, Christian Carlson and Frezell lost to Montgomery Academy 10-0 while Miller and Diercks lost to Trinity 10-1. Guthrie and Travis Carlson lost to Montgomery Academy 10-1.
“Overall the boys played very well at sectionals,” Tiger head coach Gerald McAnally said. “We are very young and are only losing one senior and should be better next year from the experience we obtained this year.”
T.R. Miller finished 2-6 overall in the regular season.