Sylvania places in Sectional Tournament

Sylvania places in Sectional TournamentBy Marla Jones, Sports Editor

GADSDEN, Ala.—Sylvania placed 4th in the Sectional Tennis Tournament on Tuesday. The top eight placements are as follows:

• Donoho

• Westbrook

• Faith Christian

• Sylvania

• Madison Academy

• Pleasant Valley

• Ragland

• Plainview

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.