Cass girls, Woodland boys win rivalry matchups

Cass girls, Woodland boys win rivalry matchups

STAFF REPORT
The Cass girls and Woodland boys emerged victorious in their Region 7-AAAAA tennis matches Tuesday at Woodland.

Emily Surcey (6-0, 6-0), Christina Surcey (6-1, 6-2) and McKenley King (6-3, 6-0) cruised in straight sets for the Colonels in girls singles action. Cass added a 6-0, 6-3 Line 2 doubles win by Sydney Coppola and Carli Rediger for a 4-1 triumph.

Woodland’s lone win came on Line 1 doubles, where Abigail Spaulding and Monterya Morrow picked up a 6-0, 6-3 victory.

On the boys side, the Wildcats took all three singles matches, while the Colonels won on both doubles lines in a 3-2 result.

For the Wildcats, Ian VanOrder (6-2, 6-1), Mason Tucker (6-2, 6-0) and Cayden Wade (6-2, 6-0) eased to victory.

Christ Pittard and Dawson Hedden landed a 6-2, 6-3 win on Line 1 doubles. The pairing of Damien West and Bryan Wickenhieser didn’t drop a game in dominating on Line 2 doubles.

Tuesday’s matches closed out the region schedule for both schools. The region tournament is slated to begin April 13 at Dellinger Park.

Cass and Woodland will meet again in the 4-5 matchup in the girls bracket, with the winner punching its ticket to the state playoffs. In the opening round on the boys side, the fifth-seeded Wildcats will face Hiram, and the No. 6 seed Colonels will meet Calhoun.