Friday, May 6, 2011

Wood River tennis stays unbeaten in dual meets

Wolverines nip TCS 9-3, Minico 11-1


Wood River’s Hannah Baybutt volleys during her girls’ doubles match with partner Margaret Reut-ter Tuesday at Sun Valley Tennis Club. Photo by David N. Seelig

It was another winning day for Wood River High School tennis teams Tuesday at Sun Valley Tennis Club. The Wolverines stayed unbeaten with 9-3 and 11-1 dual meet wins over the Commu-nity School of Sun Valley and Minico of Rupert.

Wood River won 10 of the 12 singles matches on the day, swept boys' doubles and mixed doubles and boasted a 41-9 advantage in number of sets won.

In boys' singles, Wood River's No. 2 Cal McCarthy and No. 3 Chase Hutchinson each won two matches in straight sets. Hailey's No. 1 Cole Caminiti captured his match against Minico. Commu-nity School No. 1 Tim Kanellitsas won 6-2, 3-6, 6-0 over Caminiti.

Wood River's No. 1 Erin Murphy and No. 2 Lily Richards each earned two straight set singles wins. No. 3 Alex Feldman succeeded against Minico. Cutthroat No. 3 Chloe Chrysikopoulos took her match 6-1, 6-0 over Feldman.

Sweeping boys' doubles for Wood River were No. 1 Charlie Grabow-Josh Morell and No. 2 Wil-liam Eagan-Gardner Cord. The Wolverines dropped only six games in sweeping mixed with No. 1 Raleigh Grossbaum-Jessica Hamilton and No. 2 Bryan Donoso-Ellen Davis.

Girls' doubles winners from Wood River were No. 1 Hannah Baybutt-Margaret Reutter by scores of 7-5, 6-4 and 6-0, 6-0.

Thursday, Wood River (9-0 in Great Basin Conference duals) ended its regular season at home against the Canyon Ridge Riverhawks. The Wolverines carried an overall record of 13-2 in dual meets (15-0 boys, 11-3-1 girls) into Thursday's finale.

The Cutthroats entertain Sugar-Salem of Sugar City today, Friday at Sun Valley and then get ready for the 3A District 4/5/6 state qualifying meet Friday, May 13 in Sun Valley.




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