5/13/15 Chillicothe 5, Cameron 0
District Team Champions!
|Story by Coach
The Chillicothe Hornets Tennis team 15-2 are MEC
conference and district fifteen champions. The Hornets
defeated the Cameron Dragons 5-0 at Daryl Danner Memorial
Park. All three doubles teams took the courts to begin the
match. Garrett Peterson and Nate McKiddy beat Daniel Rogers
and Jeremy Whitaker 8-0. Gabe Poling and Lane Bonderer won 8-1
against Arthur Muhl and Jake Findley. Brandon Lamp and Cody
Evans finished the sweep of doubles winning 8-5 over Gage Zeit
and David Curtis. Garrett is 19-4 in doubles on the season and
Nate is 18-4. Gabe and Lane are now 9-0 as a doubles team.
In singles, the first two to record a victory bring the
match to a close. Gabe Poling defeated Arthur Muhl for the
third time this season. This time 6-1, 6-0. Garrett Peterson
finished just a couple of minutes before Nate McKiddy. Garrett
won 6-2, 6-0 over Daniel Rogers. Unofficially, I added another
victory to Nate's season total as well. Making him 12-1 in
singles on the season, with his 6-0, 6-4 win over Jeremy
Whitaker. Brandon Lamp and Lane Bonderer had each won the
first set 6-2 and 6-3 respectively when time had been called.
Cody Evans had a commanding 5-1 lead at the time.
After the Championship win the team celebrated with the
tennis awards banquet. Team accomplishments include the
Cameron Invitational Champions, Benton Inivitational
Champions, Conference Champions, first place in singles and
first place in doubles at the MEC tournament, and now district
Congratulations to the second place Cameron Dragons.
The Hornets play individual districts Saturday, May 16 at
Danner Park beginning at 8:30 am. The team advances to
sectionals and will face Savannah on Saturday, May 23.