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Tennis Boys—Wildcats take down White House 7-0 April 12

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GLADEVILLE – Future District 9-AAA rivals met at Wilson Central on Wednesday as the Wildcats played host to White House. The Blue Devils, who were moved up in the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association’s (TSSAA) recent re-classification, will be making the move from A-AA to AAA. Wilson Central proved to show its future rivals little hospitality as White House left Wilson County with a 7-0 loss to the Wildcats.
 The Wildcats kept up their torrid pace as they quickly finished off White House.
Wilson Central (8-0) kicked off the doubles portion with a pair of 8-1 wins as seniors DSC_0200Akbar Rahmani and Houston Wood tagged Cameron Elwick and John Wright for the opening point for the Wildcats.
DSC_0201Junior Andrew Denning and sophomore Michael Mercante claimed the win at number two doubles with their win over Hunter Evans and Wilbert Ting.DSC_0156
The Wildcats continued to pour it on the Blue Devils in singles as Mercante defeated Elwick 8-0 at the number one singles position, while Wood quickly followed with an 8-1 win at number two singles over Wright.
Junior Braden Hammer clinched the match for the Wildcats with an 8-0 win over Ting at the number four singles position.
Rahmani added to the score with an 8-4 win over Evans at the number three singles position, and Denning added an 8-0 win over Jason Southall at four singles.
DSC_0371Senior Sean Moran earned an 8-1 win in exhibition singles while he and Hammer picked up an 8-0 win in exhibition doubles.
Wilson Central boys 7, White House 0

1. Michael Mercante (W) d. Cameron Elwick (WH) 8-0

2. Houston Wood (W) d. John Wright (WH) 8-1

3. Akbar Rahmani (W) d. Hunter Evans (WH) 8-4

4. Braden Hammer (W) d. Wilbert Ting (WH) 8-0

5. Andrew Denning (W) d. Jason Southall (WH) 8-0
 
Exhibition singles
 
Sean Moran (W) won 8-1

1. Rahmani/Wood (W) d. Elwick/Wright (WH) 8-1

2. Denning/Mercante (W) d. Evans/Ting (WH) 8-1
 
Exhibition doubles
Hammer/Moran (W) won 8-0
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