Tennis: Regional seeds advance

May 14, 2004

BEREA - All of the area's seeded players who got to take the court won their opening matches as the 9th Region Tournament got underway Thursday.

The top local seeds, Phillip Arndt and Will Stevens of Garrard County, didn't lose a game in their second-round matches.

They received first-round byes, as did all nine singles and doubles seeds and most other entries.

Eight second-round matches, four singles matches and four doubles matches, were postponed by rain, including six matches involving area players.

One of them was the opening match for Casey Maupin and Chris Bright of Danville, the No. 8-seeded doubles team, who will play Ben Allen and Charlie Fox of Casey County when play resumes today.

Jared Holt of Harrodsburg had one of the toughest trips into the third round in the singles draw, beating Estill County's Josh Turpin 7-5, 2-6, 6-2.


Seventh-seeded Sam Pollom of Danville and Justin Martin of Casey County won matches against other area players. Pollom eliminated Adam Dickinson of Boyle County; Martin defeated David Houston of Lincoln County.

Boys 9th Region Tournament

At Berea


(Area results)


First Round

Upper Bracket

Adam Stuart (Boyle County) def. Jordan Tipton (Lee County) 6-4, 6-2.

Lower Bracket

Michael Hammond (Pulaski Southwestern) def. Rob Hacker (Lincoln County) 6-1, 6-3.

Second Round

Upper Bracket

Jeff Rutherford (Model) vs. Stuart (Boyle County), ppd., rain.

Jared Holt (Harrodsburg) def. Josh Turpin (Estill County) 7-5, 2-6, 6-2.

Will Stevens (Garrard County) def. Zach Ethington (Mercer County) 6-0, 6-0.

Jeff Ricker (Danville) def. Markey Gastin (Pulaski Southwestern) 6-2, 6-2.

Justin Martin (Casey County) def. David Houston (Lincoln County) 6-0, 6-2.

Lower Bracket

Phillip Smith (Estill County) vs. Kyle Chadwick (Mercer County), ppd., rain.

Bosco Cupac (Somerset) def. Gavin Turpin (Casey County) 6-0, 6-0.

Sam Pollom (Danville) def. Adam Dickinson (Boyle County) 6-1, 6-4.

Andrew Brubaker (Model) def. Daarik Gray (Harrodsburg) 7-6 (3), 6-2.

Phillip Arndt (Garrard County) def. Hammond (Pulaski Southwestern) 6-0, 6-0.


First Round

Upper Bracket

Ijaz-Davis (Boyle County) def. Arvin-Jones (Madison Southern) 6-1, 6-7 (4), 6-3.

J. Chadwick-Dailey (Mercer County) def. Hogan-Carpenter (Lee County) 6-0, 6-1.

Beto-Pelayo (Danville) def. Kolasa-Noland (Lincoln County) 6-4, 6-2.

Lower Bracket

Thomason-R. Dickinson (Boyle County) def. King-Stephens (McCreary Central) 6-0, 6-3.

Allen-Fox (Casey County) def. Bostic-Carlisle (Mercer County) 6-3, 6-0.

Second Round

Upper Bracket

Keaton-Eubank (Russell County) def. Ijaz-Davis (Boyle County) 6-0, 6-0.

Braun-Simpson (Pulaski Southwestern) vs. J. Chadwick-Dailey (Mercer County), ppd., rain.

Horn-McGlone (Garrard County) def. Terry-Miller (McCreary Central) 6-0, 6-3.

Gilbertson-Mattingly (Berea) vs. Beto-Pelayo (Danville), ppd., rain.

Merriman-White (Harrodsburg) def. Razer-Robertson (Breathitt County) 6-0, 6-0.

El-Kalliny-Rodriguez (Somerset) def. C. Jeffries-K. Jeffries (Casey County) 6-3, 6-0.

Lower Bracket

Thomason-R. Dickinson (Boyle County) vs. Thacker-Baldwin (Berea), ppd., rain.

Donaldson-Taylor (Model) def. Beard-Burdette (Lincoln County) 6-0, 6-0.

Allen-Fox (Casey County) vs. Maupin-Bright (Danville), ppd., rain.

Price-Thorun (Pulaski County) def. Parks-Kwiek (Harrodsburg) 6-3, 6-2.

Cimala-El-Nagger (Somerset) def. Hubbard-Denny (Garrard County) 6-0, 6-2.

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