The Dade County
High School tennis teams traveled to Calhoun last week to participate in the
region 7-AA tournament.
Wolverines came into the tournament as the seventh seed and faced the second
seed Lady Indians of Murray County.
Wolverines had a tough time with the Lady Indians dropping all five matches and
were eliminated from the tournament. They finished the season with a 4-9
Morris said the four seniors on the team, Madison Lacy, Natalie Wallin,
Marjorie Bonner and Brooklyn Poston had contributed to the team the last four
years and their efforts were greatly appreciated and they will be missed.
entered the tournament as the sixth seed and faced the Coosa Eagles who came in
as the three seed.
The two teams
battled the entire match with the final results in doubt until the final match.
picked up a hard fought win for the Wolverines as he defeated Jacob McLean 4-6,
6-3, 6-4. The Wolverines then dropped the next two singles matches.
team of Zach Freeman/Stephen McCormick picked up another big win for the
Wolverines when they defeated Bryce Ray/Dylan Rogers 6-4, 6-2.
would pull the match out 3-2 with all five matches going down to the wire.
finished the season 6-7 and the future looks bright as all seven starters will
be returning next year.
said, “The team will miss Kyle Adkins, the only senior, who contributed a lot
to the team on and off the court. His sportsmanship and competitive drive will
be impossible to replace.”
finished undefeated at home, so the team is excited at the prospect of playing
at the six new tennis courts that will be at the high school next year,” Morris