IRWINTON, Ga. — Both Brookstone teams swept through Irwin County on their way back to the state final four.
In Monday’s quarterfinals, the Cougars beat Irwin County 3-0. Meanwhile, the Lady Cougars beat Irwin County 4-0.
For the Cougars, Blake Hudson and Matt Dillon won singles matches, and Shaan Arora and Justin Fernicola teamed up to win at No. 2 doubles.
In the girls match, Alex Snipes and Elizabeth McClung won in singles. The doubles teams of Blake Bowden and Mary Bailey Wickham and Blair Prescott and Virginia Straus also won.
The state semifinals and finals will both be held Friday at Clayton County International Park in Jonesboro.
|Boys| |Singles results| No. 2: Blake Hudson def. Brandon Stringer 6-0, 6-4; No. 3: Matt Dillon def. Zack Kent 6-1, 6-1. |Doubles results| No. 2: Shaan Arora/Justin Fernicola def. Chris Mitchell/Sean Edwards 6-1, 6-1. Records: Brookstone 17-1. Irwin County NA. Next: Brookstone vs. St. Francis, state semifinals, at Clayton Tennis Center. Irwin County season over.
|Girls| |Singles results| No. 1: Alex Snipes def. CC Nolan 6-1, 6-0; No. 2: Elizabeth McClung def. Lindy Luke 6-1, 6-1. |Doubles results| No. 1: Blake Bowden/Mary Bailey Wickham def. Deanna Hall/Molly Roberts 6-3, 6-1; No. 2: Blair Prescott/Virginia Straus def. Nikki Hall/Iteisha Johnson 6-2, 6-1. Records: Brookstone 17-3. Irwin County NA. Next: Brookstone Friday vs. TBA, state semifinals. Irwin County NA.