WHS tennis notches fourth win of week


WILMINGTON – A consistent Wilmington High School tennis team defeated Clinton-Massie 4-1 Thursday in SBAAC American Division action on the WHS courts.

The lone Massie win was at first singles where Clayton Amburgy defeated Brayden Rhoads 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-2).

“Wilmington has a very solid team,” CM coach Rod Amburgy said. “Clayton played a very good match that had momentum swings back and forth for both players.”

Said WHS coach Steve Reed, “Clayton and Brayden battled for two and a half hours in the cold and wind. Each time they play, it tends to be a long, dramatic match. Brayden showed a lot of grit but fell short in a big comeback in the second set.”

Wilmington is 5-3 overall, 3-0 in the American. The Falcons are 4-2 overall and 1-2 in the conference.

The Hurricane will face Beavercreek Friday with a chance for a fifth win in the week.

SUMMARY

@Wilmington High School

Wilmington 4 Clinton-Massie 1

Singles

• Brayden Rhoads was def by Clayton Amburgy 6-7 (4-7), 6-7 (2-7)

• Avery Bradshaw def Austin Faucett 6-0, 6-0

• Jacob Romer def Jason Martin 6-2, 6-3

Doubles

• Jonathan Fender, Jack Romer def Brennen Swope, Caden McKay 6-0, 6-0

• Caleb Reed, Brady Henry def Tyler Greathouse, Abbey Faucett 6-1, 6-1

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