Warren County tennis has been heating up as of late and when the two Pioneer squads made the trip to Cumberland County for the final regular season matches of 2015 it was no different.
The Pioneers defeated Cumberland county 8-0 in total matches. The Lady Pioneers defeated the Lady Jets 5-3 in total matches Wednesday afternoon in Cumberland County.
The Pioneers doubles matches featured the duo of Jake Hunt and Blake Basham and they defeated Tyler Bonoil and David Reagon 8-0. The Jets were never cleared for take-off in the match. Hunt made the returns look easy in the 8-0 win and the match was never in question.
Daniel Campos and Matthew Austin defeated the team of Michael Methvih and McLaughlin by the final score of 8-3.
Kirkland Sauer and Shuhei Sugawara defeated Josh Han and Pritum Debrath by a final score of 8-3. These two have grown to be quite the team and their communication on the court has improved tremendously.
In singles matches, Hunt defeated Bonoil by a final score of 8-4. It took several games for Hunt to settle in and pull away
Basham defeated Reagon by a score of 8-1. The first serve by Basham was the key to the large margin of victory. Reagon never had much of a chance in returning the powerful service game from the Pioneer.
Campos defeated Han 8-1 in another match that was never really in doubt
Austin defeated Methvih, 8-1 by Austin keeping his opponent on his toes.
Sauer defeated Debrath, 8-1 and after winning an early game Cumberland County lost focus and Sauer claimed victory.
In Lady Pioneers doubles matches, Katie Phillips and Tomomi Yago defeated Carrie Threet and Madison McLaughlin by a final score of 8-2. These two are very closely matched and they continue to move through their competition with perfectly placed return shots.
Hailey Rowland and Mya Gross defeated Mary Kemp and Rani Patel by a final score of 8-5. Rowland kept pace with Gross and the two disposed of their opponents but the match was very close until the Lady Pioneer duo finally broke their opponent’s serve.
The Lady Pioneers singles matches saw Phillips defeat Threet by a final score of 8-3.
Lauren Hennessee defeated McLaughlin by a final score of 8-1. Hennessee took control early and set the tone.
Tomomi defeated Morgan Houston 8-0 with very little resistance.
Warren County is now set to start the District 6AAA tournaments with results as they become available.