With the regular season District 7 championship on the line, the Central Magnet Tigers squared off with the Siegel Stars at the ATC on Thursday!
The CMS Tigers swept the Stars 7-0! They are now 6-0 in District 7 Large.
All of Thursday’s wins were huge, but all eyes were on juniors Nathan Zou (CMS) and Hussain Alzubaidi (Siegel) – who are among the top singles players in the county.
Zou and doubles partner Alex Hand came away with the doubles victory over Alzubaidi/Ryan Jacobs 8-3. Then went on court for their singles battle. The crowd was large and the atmosphere was intense. But in the end, Zou was the victor (8-6).
Other singles wins for the team included Alex Hand, Tom Smith, Fant Smith and Anand Gowda.
#1 Nathan Zou def Hussain Alzubaidi 8-6
#2 Alex Hand def Ryan Jacobs 8-3
#3 Tom Smith def Drew Elliott 8-5
#4 Fant Smith def Hasan Malik 8-3
#5 Anand Gowda def Kyle Chandler 8-6
#1D Zou/Hand def Alzubaidi/Jacobs 8-3
#2D Smith/Smith def Elliott/Malik 9-7
#6 Suren Shah def Andrew Waters 8-2
#7 Russell Drowota def Nathan Watts 6-2
#8 Abhi Manda def Evan Newport 6-1
#9 Davis Hale def Jeff Young 6-1
#3D Gowda/Shah def Chambers/Watts 8-2
#4D Drowota/Manda def Newport/Mastin Kirkham 8-2
This win clinched the District 7 Large regular season title for the Tigers. They have one more district match to play vs Stewarts Creek on Monday at the ATC at 4PM!
Next week they will also have matches vs Cookeville High School and Lebanon High School (both away).