WHS boys' tennis team rolls past Spartans
by Staff Reports
SAWMILLS -- Watauga's boys' tennis team rolled to an 8-1 victory over host South Caldwell Tuesday.
The Pioneers won all six of the singles matches in straight sets. Watauga's Caleb Could, at No. 3 singles, and No. 5-seeded Brody O'Neal both won their singles matches 6-0, 6-0.
Watauga's Josh Lampkins won his match 6-1, 6-1 at No. 6
singles. Teammate Will Spinetto won 6-0, 6-4 at No. 4 singles, and Dristen
Trate won 6-3, 6-1 at No. 2 singles.
Watauga's No. 1 seeded Landon Taylor beat Will Benfield 6-2, 6-4.
Trate and Taylor added an 8-2 victory in No. 1 doubles. Lampkins teamed with Blake Howser to win 8-6 at No. 3 doubles.
In exhibition matches, Micahel Welsh won his singles match 8-3, and the team of Phillip Bransford and Like Pifer won their doubles match 8-6.
Watauga 8, South Caldwell 1
Landon Taylor (W) d. Will Benfeild, 6-2, 6-3
Dristen Trate (W) d. Adam Lund, 6-3, 6-1
Caleb Gould (W) d. Blaine Massey, 6-0, 6-0
Will Spinetto (W) d. Kevin Lane, 6-0, 6-4
Brody O'Neal (W) d. Andrew Reeves, 6-0, 6-0
Josh Lampkins (W) d. Tanner Dellinger, 6-1, 6-1
Taylor/Trate (W) d. Benfeild/Reeves, 8-2
Massey/Lane (SC) d. O'Neal/Clay Burchell, 8-6
Lampkins/Blake Howser (W) d. Lund/Dellinger, 8-6
Michael Welsh (W) d. Eric Remdquist, 8-3
Phillip Bransford/Luke Pifer (W) d. Clay Graves/Tanner Penly, 8-6