By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on May 18, 2006 2:06 PM
WILSON -- Wayne Country Day's Ross Wilson captured the No. 1 singles title in the Coastal Plains Independent 1-A/2-A Conference tournament on May 12 at Greenfield School.
Wilson defeated Rocky Mount Academy's Zack Cyrus, 0-6, 6-1 (10-6) in the championship match.
The Chargers competed in five of the nine finals and finished in a second-place tie with Rocky Mount Academy and Kerr-Vance -- all finishing with six points each. Greenfield won the tourney with nine points.
WCDS will compete in the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 1-A tournament on Friday and Saturday at Barton College.
(at Greenfield School, Wilson)
Singles -- No. 1 Ross Wilson (WCDS) d. Zack Cyrus (RMA) 0-6, 6-1 (10-6); No. 2 William Stakes (GS) d. David Wilson (WCDS) 6-4, 5-7 (10-7); No. 3 Andrew Langley (FC) d. George Mayo (WCDS) 7-5, 6-1; No. 4 Davis Harper (KVA) d. Luxman Srikantha (WCDS) 6-0, 6-4; No. 5 Fred Ha (WCDS) d. Keegan McCourt (FC) 6-3, 6-7 (10-4); No. 6 Mac McKinney (GS) d. Kevin Martell (WCDS) 7-6, 7-5.
Doubles -- No. 1 Stakes-Cobb (GS) d. Wilson-Wilson (WCDS) 8-3; No. 2 Bennett-Bridgers (GS) d. Mayo-Ha 8-2; No. 3 Tharrington-Jackson (KVA) d. Martell-Srikantha 8-6.
For the week ending May 14, Sally Pope won game of the week, while Pope and Sherry Minner claimed low net and Nan Jarrell took low putts.
Faye Franklin won play of the day, while Mary Ann Sutton took low gross, Pete Reaves claimed low net and Novella Zambelli won low putts.
In Tuesday's Class 3-A N.C. High School Athletic Association dual-team playoff match against Rocky Mount, it was incorrectly reported the Eastern Wayne No. 2 doubles combination of Alex Bryant and Drew Jackson lost 10-7 to the Gryphons' Samer Prasda and Alex Durham. Bryant-Jackson defeated Prasda-Durham by the same score of 10-7, changing the score of the match to Rocky Mount 5, Eastern Wayne 4.
Babe Ruth Majors
Eastern Wayne 9, Grantham 8 -- Eastern Wayne's Bonito Avila had two hits and picked up the win in three innings of relief work. Jacob Sasser posted a grand slam for Grantham (9-4), while Taylor Brock added two hits, including a home run.
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