CCHS tennis teams to compete in sectionalsBy Staff Reports Published 7:14pm Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Chilton County’s boys and girls tennis teams will compete in sectional matches this week at Walker High School.
The CCHS boys will compete Wednesday, and the girls will compete on Thursday.
The top two teams from each of the sectional tournaments will advance to the state tournament in Mobile.
Other teams in Chilton’s section include Walker, Demopolis, Paul Bryant, Central-Tuscaloosa, Pleasant Grove (girls only), Ramsay and McAdory.
Both squads lost four of their seven players from last season to graduation. The boys team had three players returning, and the girls had only two.
Coach Pamela Bearden said the improvement of the teams’ rookie players has led to wins on the court.
Below are the players, listed in order of their position, along with year in school and section record.
•Nicholas Lyn, senior, captain, 5-0
•Conner Morgan, junior, captain, 5-0
•Tyler Cleckler, junior, 3-2
•Brady Graves, junior, 4-1
•Nate Adams, 8th, 5-0
•Hunter Gay, freshman, 5-0
•Drew Threlkeld, sophomore, alternate
•Gage Karschnik, 7th, alternate
•Ada Ruth Huntley, freshman, captain, 5-1
•Anna Lemus, sophomore, 2-4
•Alex McCord, sophomore, 4-2
•Emilee Moatts, sophomore, captain, 4-2
•Saniya Hawkins, freshman, 5-1
•Emily Parrish, 8th, 4-2
•Celeste Mims, junior, alternate
Bearden thanked corporate and private sponsors that have helped cover expenses associated with the teams: Dr. Bethany Lyn, Dr. Maurice Lyn, Baker Dentistry, Durbin Farms Market, Probate Judge Bobby Martin, McKinney & Lively PC, Peoples Southern Bank, Classy Touch, Judge Sibley Reynolds, 3-D Dogs, Clanton Cleaners, Elizabeth Barnes Hilyer, Amy Hayes Naylor PC, Randol Watts Plumbing & Electrical, Russell Do-It-Center and Wrights Drug & Gift Shop.