Tennis teams top Conway
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The Bryant tennis teams each took three of five matches to get the best of their counterparts at Conway on Tuesday, March 11.
The Hornets won at No. 1 and No. 3 singles and No. 1 doubles, while the Lady Hornets captured Nos. 2 and 3 singles matches and the No. 1 doubles dual.
For the Hornets, senior Kevin Teeter needed a tiebreaker which he won 7-5 to defeat Whit Concanower 9-8 in the top singles match. No. 3 win was posted by Ryan Hamilton who also won a tiebreaker 7-5 to notch a 9-8 win over Jordan Isom.
Hamilton then teamed with Dylan Meeker for an 8-5 win over Aaron Flanagan and Julius Franz.
The Hornets’ David Cherry was edged by Conway’s Matt Schnarr 5-8 at No. 2 singles. Jake Farque and Seth Porter took Conway’s Brent Spangler and Austin French to a tiebreaker but lost it 8-6 to come up on the short end of an 8-9 match.
For the girls, Amanda Story took a 7-5 tiebreaker to top Lauren Alter 9-8 at No. 2 singles. Allison Yarberry had an easier time at No. 3, earning an 8-3 decision over Martha Walcuk.
The doubles team of Hanna Campbell and Autumn Metheny outlasted Natalie Smith and Britney Heath at No. 1 doubles, 9-7.
Conway’s top singles player Blair Cocanower got the best of Bryant’s Helena Lyhme. Conway’s doubles team of Paige Kimbro and Ariella Spencer posted an 8-4 win over Kelsy Palmquist and Elise Norton.
The Bryant teams were scheduled to return to action on Thursday, March 13, against Little Rock McClellan at the Rebsamen Tennis Center.