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May 5, 2014

Six in a Row

Lady Hounds win sixth straight region crown while Hounds close in on 14th straight

CORBIN — By Les Dixon / Staff Writer

WHITLEY COUNTY — The Corbin Redhound tennis team has a chance to lock up its 14th straight regional crown today while the Lady Redhound team captured its sixth straight title Sunday, a day before the semifinals and finals will be played.

“It’s good to get the team title before playing in the semifinals on Monday,” Corbin coach Donnie Head said. “The girls can now just worry about winning individual titles.”

The boys’ side is a tad bit tighter with Corbin holding an 11-10 point lead over North Laurel.

“We are in a tight race with North Laurel for the team championship but I feel confident in our team,” Corbin Redhound coach Nickie Dixon said. “Andrew (Reedy) and Nikhil (Krishna) pulled off a great win against North in the quarters. They are playing great right now. Seth (Heinss) and William (Reedy) have not dropped a game this region and have a chance to knock off another North team tomorrow. I would love to have another Corbin final in doubles again this year.”

“Connor (Maguet) is playing some great tennis right now,” she added. “In the quarter, he served and volleyed and showed why he is the one seed. He is looking for his first singles championship after being last year’s runner-up. Harrison (Reedy) played a tough match against the two seed and came up a little short. (Chris) Tan played a great match. Tomorrow my boys have the chance to show how strong they are as a team. I am so proud of the way they have been playing.”



• Connor Maguet beat Bell County's Devin Moyers in the second round 6-0, 6-0 and South Laurel’s Ben Tonkel, 6-1 6-0 in the quarters.

• Harrison Reedy beat Middlesboro’s Joe Nagle 6-1, 6-0 in the second round and lost to Whitley County’s Chris Tan, 6-4, 6-0.


Seth Heinss and William Reedy beat Matthew Douglas and Lucas Moses (Whitley), 6-0, 6-0 in second round action and beat C. Bailey and J. Eldridge (Harlan County) in quarterfinal play, 6-0, 6-0.

Andrew Reedy and Nikhil Krishna played D. Calebs and E. Gambrel (Bell county) 6-1, 6-0 in second round action and Gavin Gray and Ryan Jones, 6-1, 6-0 in quarterfinal play.



• Sydney Ledington defeated Bailey Hubbard (Clay County) 6-0,6-0.

• Caroline reedy defeated Hannah Moore (Knox Central) 6-0,6-0.


• Jaclyn Jewell and Emma Kate Carolftis beat B.Cornett/L. Miller (Clay Co.) 6-2,6-0.

• Makayla Beecham/ Ellie Jane Carloftis beat Mahn/Bland (Whitley Co.) 6-3,6-0.


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