Carson tennis teams beat Hug
September 2, 2004
The Carson High boys and girls teams had what amounted to exhibition matches on Thursday against Hug.
Hug’s boys only had four players – two in singles and one doubles team – while the Hug girls had just two players. So both of Carson’s teams were able to play many of their less experienced players. Carson’s boys won 39-6 and the Senator girls won 36-9.
In the boys match, Brad Cobler won 6-1, Ben Henningsen won 6-3 and James Pelz won 6-4 in singles. Chris Bassette also played well in a 6-7 loss, losing 6-8 in the tiebreaker.
In doubles, Todd Crowell and Matt Kengott won 6-1, Alex and Tyler Wing won 6-0 and Wheeler Cowperthwaite and Chris Funk won 6-3.
“I realize I have a large squad,” Carson coach Pat Houlihan said. “I want them to play. I want kids to have game experience.”
With less experienced players, Carson’s girls lost all three doubles matches that were contested against Hug. Kacey Moseley and Melissa Whitcome played well in a 5-7 loss as did Sarah Asp and Megan Carter, who lost 3-6. Jenni Hood and Kirsti Phillipi also lost in doubles.
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