Ivey Signs with Gadsden State
May 11, 2018
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Ivey Signs with Gadsden State

PHOTO: Ivey signs his letter of intent with his brother, Steven, Coach Dustin Dalton, and Principal Westley King (Marla Jones | Southern Torch)

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor

SYLVANIA, Ala. — Alex Ivey signed with Gadsden State Community College on Tuesday, May 8, 2018.

Ivey is the first player in the Sylvania Tennis program history to play tennis at a collegiate level.

Ivey closes out his tennis career at Sylvania boosting a 27-9 singles record and a 26-10 record in doubles.

Ivey has received several accolades in his career.  In his Sophomore year, he was the No. 5 Singles Sectional Tournament Champion.

As a Junior, he was the No. 3 Singles Sectional Tournament Runner-Up, the No. 2 doubles Sectional Tournament Champion and his team finished 7th in the State Tournament.

For his Senior year, Ivey was the No. 1 Singles Sectional Tournament Runner-up, No. 1 doubles Sectional Tournament Champion.  The Rams finished 7th in the State Tournament and finished 5th in state at No.1 singles

We look forward to seeing what Alex can achieve at Gadsden State Community College.

The Sylvania High School Varsity Tennis Team. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch)

The Sylvania Boys and Girls Tennis Team. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch)

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