Amaia Yoldi

March 23, 2019; Amaia Yoldi volleys to Clarke County’s Aaliyah McFarland and Barbara Fairbanks in No. 1 doubles action.

CHARLES TOWN – Holding onto a commanding record, the 2018 regional tennis champs downed their cross county rival in Wednesday night action.  

Now sitting at 10-3 on the season thanks to Mason Palmer, Cole Gore and Aaron Matlock, the Cougars slid past Washington for a 4-3 win.

No. 1 seed Palmer defeated Sammy Dyck 8-1, and Gore picked up an 8-4 win over Michael Barr in the No. 2 spot. Jackson Sigler would fall to Matlock 8-6 in the fourth seed matchup. Jacob Thaldorf picked up the solo singles win over Aaron Royster in the three-seed match, downing Royster 8-2.

Jefferson's only win in doubles came with an 8-5 victory by Palmer and Gore. Thaldorf-Sigler downed Royster-Matlock 8-5, and Killian Butera-Nathan Perry downed Moore-Johnson 8-5 in the three spot. 

The undefeated girls team dominated Washington with a 6-1 win, with Amaia Yoldi, Anna Ours, Katlin Gregg and Jenna Weber picking up wins down the line in singles, while Yoldi-Ours (No. 1) and Sonny Smith-Maya Dixon-Gross (No. 3) picked up wins in doubles. Gregg-Weber (No. 2) would be the only doubles team to drop to Washington, as Holly Goben-Emily Schaffer prevailed.

 

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A West Virginia native and 2017 graduate of WVU, Andrew writes about local high school sports from his new home in Charles Town. He also covers Shepherd and his alma mater, while still finding time to rant about the Washington Redskins.

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