By Marla Jones, Sports Editor
GADSDEN, Ala.—Sylvania placed 4th in the Sectional Tennis Tournament on Tuesday. The top eight placements are as follows:
• Faith Christian
• Madison Academy
• Pleasant Valley
In the first round of singles, Jerod Sharp won against Donoho 10-3. He was put out in the semifinals by Madison Academy 2-10.
Jarred Higgins won in the first round against Madison Academy 10-8. He was defeated in the second round against Donoho 0-10.
Alex Ivey won his section championship. He defeated Pleasant Valley in the first round 10-3. He defeated Faith Christian in the semifinals 11-10. In the championship game, he lost his first set 3-6, won the second set 6-3 and in the third set, he won 6-3.
Josh Tinker also won his section championship. He defeated Plainview in the first round 10-1 and defeated Faith Christian 10-3 in the semifinals. In the championship game, he won his first set 6-2 and won the the second set 6-2.
In doubles, Josh Tinker and Alex Ivey won their first round game against Plainview 10-0 but were defeated in the semifinals to Donoho 3-10.
Mason Sanders and Jordan Johnson won their first round against Plainview 10-1 but were defeated by Faith Christian 3-10.