Racket Jackets beat West Jessamine
The Woodford County High School tennis team continued its impressive season by beating West Jessamine High School, 7-3 on Monday, April 9 at Falling Springs.
In the girls' No. 1 singles match, WCHS freshman Claire Pinkston defeated Carlyn McCreary 8-6. The match was tied at 6 games a piece when Pinkston held serve and broke McCreary's serve to win the decisive match.
“I had to keep taking deep breaths and reminding myself that I had to play this match one point at a time,” said Pinkston. “She (McCreary) had a really strong game and knew how to move me around the court. So I had to be ready to counter her.”
WCHS junior Allison Miller lost 4-8 to Emma Crouse in the No. 2 singles match. WCHS sophomore Caroline Miller won the No. 3 singles match 8-1 over Eliza Wack.
WCHS senior Alyssa Feldner and sophomore Nicole Feldner won the No. 1 doubles match 8-1 over Emma Stephens and Taylor Burton.
Miller and junior Cassie Cook won the No. 2 doubles match, 8-0 over Erin Smith and Alleyse Steinkuhl.
In the boys' No. 1 singles match, WCHS junior Evan Spradlin lost 4-8 to Jacob Senters. WCHS sophomore Joe Kowalke lost the No. 2 singles match 5-8 to Ethan Barren. Eighth-grader Gus Smith won 8-0 over Mace Phillips in the No. 3 singles match.
WCHS freshmen Evan Bentley and Zachary Stiefel won 8-3 in the No. 1 doubles match over Chris Campbell and Asher Fitch. WCHS senior Eli Smith and junior Ben Ison won 8-2 over Zach Stowe and Chase Bricken in the No. 2 doubles match.