Lady Eagle tennis standout Ty Wallen serves. (The Herald/Lee Ramsey)

Both the boys’ and girls’ teams were eliminated for the season in the District 2-AA tournament at Sevierville City Park.

In the first round Aaron Fain and Mary Vasylyeva lost in individual contests and in doubles teams Mark Danby and Bryce Pierce lost, as well as Lauren Troutman and Savanna Goodin.

Ty Wallen made it to the finals but lost to Morristown West’s number-one seed Summer Bowlin who also gave Wallen her only loss of the regular season.

Seymour had two doubles teams and a single player get through the first round of the tournament but lost their second matches.

Seymour tennis player Cory Combs waits for the return. (The Herald/Lee Ramsey)

Cory Combs lost his single match in straight sets while doubles team Jonathan Fintak and Dylan Cox lost a close one in the third set tiebreaker.

Karla Carrodeguas and Alexis Pierce also lost a close contest in three sets.

Wallen finished second in the district and went on to play in the region.  She faced freshman Josie Rogers of Dobyns-Bennett and lost 0-6 and 0-6.

Rogers had beaten the former state champion Allison Story in the second round and will advance to the state.

“I’m proud of our kids overall this season,” said Seymour Tennis Coach Kristy Wallen.  “We lost to Science Hill and Dobyns-Bennett who has one of the strongest programs in the state.  They are much stronger than our area teams but we gave it our best.”

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