Cartersville tennis teams split home matches with LaGrange
The Cartersville tennis teams split region-opening matches Monday against LaGrange at Dellinger Park. The Canes win and the Lady Canes loss each came on 3-2 final team scores.
Luke Kottemann won at Line 2 singles for the Cartersville boys. Will Allen at Line 1 and Griffin Shaw at Line 3 dropped close matches. The Canes’ Line 1 doubles tandem of Nate McDonald and Luke Gambill along with the Line 2 team of Jackson Cline and John Blackhall also captured wins. McDonald and Gambill won in straight sets while Cline and Blackhall won in three sets. In the girls match, Cartersville’s Line 1 singles player Ashley Popham won 6-0, 6-0 and Emily Bush won 6-3, 6-3 at Line 2 singles.
The Lady Grangers took wins at both doubles lines and Line 3 singles. Cartersville travels to Sandy Creek for another Region 5-AAAA match Tuesday.