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April 12, 2013

Stanly County Tennis Notebook

Gray Stone hands Albemarle first loss of season; South Stanly tops North Moore; West Stanly loses to CATA

Thursday, April 11, 2013 — In high school tennis matches this week, Albemarle took on East Montgomery on Monday and Gray Stone on Wednesday, while South Stanly faced North Rowan and West Stanly had a close match with Central Academy.

Monday’s Matches

Albemarle 8

East Montgomery 1

The Bulldogs improved to 12-0 on the season and 8-0 in the Yadkin Valley Conference with an 8-1 home win over East Montgomery.


1) Joel Morton (A) d. C. Stuart (EM) 6-0, 6-2.

2) Bradley Batten (A) d. T. Furr (EM) 6-0, 6-0.

3) C. Kellis (EM) d. Dayton Guenther (A) 6-2, 4-6, 1-0 (8-6.)

4) Grayson Dixon (A) d. H. Martinez (EM) 6-0, 6-3.

5) Truman Furr (A) d. M. McCaskill (EM) 6-0, 6-0.

6) Joey Bogan (A) d. A. Reza (EM) 6-1, 6-2.


1) Morton / Bradley (A) d. Stuart / Martinez (EM) 8-2.

2) Guenther / Dixon (A) d. Furr / Kellis (EM) 8-6.

3) Furr / Bogan (A) d. McCaskill / Reza (EM) 8-1.

South Stanly 5

North Moore 4

South Stanly improved to 4-5 overall this season with a 5-4 win over North Moore.


1) Hunter Gray (SS) d. Austin Hunsucker (NM) 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 (7-0).

2) Alec Shue (SS) d. Josh Hones (NM)  6-4, 7-5.

3) Aaron Roten (SS) d. Mason Williams (NM) 6-2, 7-5.

4) Jacob Marley (NM) d. Will Kepley (SS) 6-0, 6-2.

5) Danny Aquirre (NM) d. Joston Horton (SS) 6-3, 6-0.

6) Jesse Barrett (SS) d. Anselmo Gonzalez (NM) 2-6, 7-6, (7-4).


1) Hunsucker / Jones (NM) d. Shue / Roten (SS) 8-3.

2) Marley / Aquirre (NM) d. Gray / Horton (SS) 8-4.

3) Kepley / Barrett (SS) d. Williams / Gonzalez (NM) 9-7.

Tuesday’s Match

Central Academy 5

West Stanly 4

In a close home Rocky River Conference match on Tuesday, the Colts lost a heartbreaker to Central Academy 5-4, falling to 4-4 overall and 3-1 in conference play.


1) Cameron Clemmons (CA) d. Dillon Burleson (WS) 6-0, 6-1.

2) Joe Hinkle (CA) d. Alex Harkey (WS) 4-6, 6-2, 1-0 (8-6).

3) Leighton Dry (WS) d. Jason McQuire (CA) 6-1, 6-3.

4) Will Hooper (CA).d. Caleb Whitley (WS) 6-3, 5-7, 1-0 (7-5).

5) Austin Eudy (WS) d. Chris Garvin (CA) 6-0, 6-3.

6) Spayne Furr (WS) d. Jaleon Bowman (CA) 6-0, 6-2.


1) Clemmons / Hooper (CA) d.  Burleson / Harkey (WS) 8-4.

2) Hinkle / McQuire (CA) d. Dry / Speight (WS) 8-1.

3) Eudy / Furr (WS) d. Garvin / Bowman (CA) 8-2.

Wednesday’s Match

Gray Stone 6

Albemarle 3

The win streak to start the season for the Albemarle boys’ tennis team came to an end at Chuck Morehead Park on Wednesday afternoon.

Visiting Gray Stone won four singles and two doubles’ matches enroute to the 6-3 win over the Bulldogs.

The win improved the Knights’ overall record to 6-2 and their conference record to 5-1, putting them right behind Albemarle for first place in the conference.

The Bulldogs’ record this season stands at 12-1 overall and 7-1 in the Yadkin Valley Conference.


1) John Latimer (GS) d. Joel Morton (A) 6-3, 6-3.

2) Alex Wang (GS) d. Bradley Batten (A) 6-1, 7-5.

3) Sam HillJennings (GS) d. Dayton Guenther (A) 7-5, 6-4.

4) Grayson Dixon (A) d. Will Huckabee (GS) 5-7, 7-5, 1-0 (8-6).

5) Cal Garmon (GS) d. Truman Furr (A) 6-2, 6-1.

6) Joey Bogan (A) d. Walker Latimer (GS) 5-7, 7-5, 1-0 (7-5).


1) Morton / Batten (A) d. Latimer / Huckabee (GS) 9-7.

2) Wang / HillJennings (GS) d. Guenther / Dixon (A) 8-1.

3) Garmon / W. Latimer (GS) d. Furr / Bogan (A) 9-7.

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