By: Lee Ramsey

Seymour standout tennis player junior Dylan Cox returns the serve for a win. (the Herald / Lee Ramsey)

Seymour standout tennis player junior Dylan Cox returns the serve for a win. (the Herald / Lee Ramsey)

After splitting with Heritage as the boys won and girls lost, the Seymour tennis team went on to take two wins from District 2-AAA foe Morristown-East.

The boys won easily 9-0, while the girls had a tougher time but still won 5-4.

In boys singles, Jonathan Fintak, playing in the one position, took his match 8-1 over Ben Rush.

Grant Wallen, playing two, shut out his opponent Nick Ramsey 8-0.

In the only other shutout in singles, Dylan Cox blanked Dominic Bucca 8-0. Cox was followed by Nick Fintak winning 8-1 over Bradley Thompson. Aaron Jennings defeated Trey Hayes 8-4 and Matt Hurton beat his opponent, Taylor Price 8-1.

In boys doubles, Seymour team (J) Fintak/Wallen won 8-5; Seymour team Cox/ (N) Fintak won 8-0 and Seymour team Jennings/Hurton 8-2.

In girls singles, Rylie McClurg, playing one, defeated Trisha Gordon 8-1, Carah McClurg lost to Amber Wright 5-8, Mikayla Harris lost to Sophie Aesadna 2-8, Cheyenne King lost to Alison Garcia 5-7 in overtime, Shelby Rooney defeated Jessica Howington 7-5 in overtime. Hannah Turner wrapped up singles play by defeating Emma Andrews 8-4.

In girls doubles, Seymour team (R) McClurg/Rooney won 8-4, Seymour team Harris/King lost 4-8, and Seymour team (H) Turner/(M) Turner won 8-4.

Seymour will close their regular season play against Morristown-West at home on April 14 and travel to Gatlinburg Pittman the following day on April 15th.

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