Middle School Boys Tennis
The middle school tennis Warriors season is over after a 6-3 loss to Cary Academy Tuesday at the Satellite Athletic Complex. St. David’s (9-4) couldn’t overcome a 4-2 deficit after singles against the Chargers. “It was a tough way to end our season,” said coach Emily Nelson. “We knew they would be a strong opponent and they were. I’m proud of my team and they were a lot of fun to coach.” Jacob Suh (8-3) and Sambo Bratton (8-2) won singles, while J. Suh/Jackson Moore (8-6) won doubles.
The top-seeded middle school boys tennis team advanced to the conference tournament semi-finals with an easy 9-0 victory over North Raleigh Christian Academy Monday at the Satellite Athletic Complex. Jacob Suh (8-0), Noah Suh (8-0), Jack Anders (8-0), Charlie Moses (8-2), Jackson Moore (8-1) and Sambo Bratton (8-0) dominated singles. J. Suh/Moore (8-0), Fletcher Steele/Jackson Rouser (8-0) and Jude English/Walker Coley (8-1) ended the match in less than an hour with doubles victories. “All the boys played well and we are happy we get to play again tomorrow,” said coach Emily Nelson, whose team is 8-3 overall. The Warriors will face fourth-seeded Cary Academy at home Tuesday.
The middle school tennis Warriors completed an undefeated conference season with a 5-4 come-from-behind victory over Cary Academy Tuesday at the Satellite Athletic Complex. The match was suspended by rain three weeks ago and the Warriors trailed 4-2 after singles. Tuesday, they pulled off a three-match sweep in doubles to storm back for the win. “We came through when we needed to,” said coach Emily Nelson, whose team is 7-0 in conference and 7-3 overall. “I’m proud that we finished unbeaten in the league and get to stay home for the tournament as the top seed.” Jacob Suh (8-3) and Jackson Moore (8-5) won singles. Jude English/Walker Coley (8-0), and Fletcher Steele/Jackson Rouser (8-2) tied the match with their doubles victories, then Suh andMoore wrapped it up with an 8-3 decision.
The middle school boys tennis Warriors pulled out a 5-4 victory over Cary Christian at Godbold Park in Cary Tuesday. St. David’s remains undefeated in conference play at 6-0 and are 6-2 overall. The teams split the six singles matches, but the Warriors took two out of three in doubles to win the match. “Jacob Suh, Jackson Moore, Jack Anders and Noah Suh were outstanding for us in doubles,” said coach Emily Nelson. “Cary Christian competed hard, but we managed to win. I’m really proud of our team.” Jacob Suh (8-2), Noah Suh (8-3) and Jack Anders (8-3) won singles, while J.Suh/Moore (8-2) and N. Suh/Anders (8-6) took doubles.
The middle school tennis Warriors remained undefeated in conference matches with a 7-2 victory over Wake Christian Monday at the Satellite Athletic Complex. Jacob Suh (8-0), Noah Suh (8-1), Jack Anders (8-0), Jackson Moore (8-4) and Jude English (8-0) won singles, while Charlie Moses/Jackson Rouser (8-1) and Fletcher Steele/Anders (8-0) took doubles. “Jude English played great at number six singles today,” said coach Emily Nelson, whose team is 5-0 in league play and 5-2 overall. “His ground strokes were outstanding and he found his opponents’ weaknesses and took advantage.”