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By Jimmie Earls
Sun Sports Writer
The Washington County tennis team continues to chug along. The WC boys took on Adair County on April 7, winning the overall match 3-2. There were no girls matches due to schedule conflicts.
The Commanders played some pro sets due to weather and time constraints.
In singles play, Cyrus Moslemi defeated Stephen Chafin in two sets (6-0, 6-0). Harrison Simms beat Jon Evans in two sets (6-1, 6-1). Darius Moslemi defeated Andrew Wooley 8-0.
In doubles action, Juan Romero and Cody Nally lost to Matt Pott and Blake Aaron in two sets (6-4, 6-3) and Michael Cook and Ryan Price lost to Kyle Mann and Daniel Lawless 8-3.
Washington County played their first home matches on April 9 by hosting Central Hardin.
Cyrus Moslemi continued his win streak by taking care of Sam Thomas in two sets (6-0, 6-0) while Harrison Simms defeated Jared Felker in three sets, dropping the first set 7-5 while winning the final two sets by going 6-3 in each.
In boys doubles, Armando Gaona and Darius Moslemi dropped their match in two sets (6-4, 6-3).
Washington County tennis coach Steve Schubart reported that all the girls lost their respective matches against Central Hardin.
This past Tuesday, Washington County faced off against Bethlehem in net action.
In boys singles, it was Cyrus Moslemi over Logan Brady in two sets (6-0, 6-1), while Simms lost his match to Nick Rogers in two sets (6-2, 6-4). Nally lost to Keiman Kannapel 8-2 while Bob Grider fell to Ricky Matsui 8-0.
In boys doubles, Price and Darius Moslemi wom their match in two sets (6-2, 6-3), and Gaona and Romero won their match in two sets, going 6-2 in both.
In girls singles, Molly Hilton lost to Beth Avis in two sets (6-0, 6-0), while Tiffany Graves lost to Julianna Brangers.
“The boys regional team is solidifying,” said Schubart. “The two singles, Harrison Simms and Cyrus Moslemi, and doubles pairings of Darius Moslemi/Ryan Price and Juan Romero/Armando Gaona, will go to regionals. All six of the players on the girls team are qualified for regionals.”
Next week, Washington County participates in the Heartland Conference April 27-28 and then the Heartland Conference from April 30 to May 1.