FORT SMITH — In the conference opening match for both teams, the Fort Smith Northside tennis team swept the Bryant varsity teams, 4-0, on Tuesday.
In JV play, the Grizzlies won all four matches and the Lady Bears won five of six with Bryant’s Kate Keith winning over Sara Maryanor, 8-4.
In varsity boys matches, Northside’s Will Thames defeated Jalen Dinstbier, 8-3, at number one singles, and Kadin Hyatt defeated Bryant’s Codi Kirby, 8-0, at number two.
In doubles matches, Donte Baker and Nick Skiavo of Bryant fell to Griffin Huckelbury and Sam Carlisle, 3-8. At number two doubles, Pablo Garcia and David Goshien fell to Trey Rajsombath and Kevin Praphan of Northside, 0-8.
For the girls, Northside’s Kate Files defeated Kate Keith, 8-1, at number one singles and Tiffeney Prahan topped Bryant’s Hannah Henderson, 8-2, at number two.
The Lady Hornets top doubles team of Hope Hartz and Simone Dinstbier played tough against Mary Alex Cole and Ayden Huckelbury but fell 4-8. At number two, Megan Brown and Janie Ray fell to Northside’s Pacie Passmore and Cate Albertson, 0-8.
This Thursday, Bryant plays a league tourney against their respective counterparts from Little Rock Catholic and Mount St. Mary Academy at Rebsamen Park.