Franklin netters lose 5-4

Published 9:10 am Saturday, April 21, 2012

FRANKLIN—After losing 9-0 to Northampton High School on Tuesday, the Franklin boys’ tennis team bounced back Thursday, nearly beating Northampton and winning its first game of the season, but fell 5-4.

The Broncos are 0-7 on the season.




No. 1—T. Anderson (NHS) 6-6 (3 -7), 6-1, 6-1 over Shaun Derama

No. 2—J. Harvey (NHS) 6-0, 6-0 over Mike Lawyer

No. 3 C. Webb (NHS) 6-2, 6-1 over Darryl West

No. 4 C. Mariner (NHS) 6-2, 6-0 over William Jackson

No. 5 Khiry Reese (FHS) 6-1, 6-2 over A. Anjel

No. 6 Neco Newsome (FHS) won by default



No. 1—Anderson/Harvey (NHS) def. Derama/Jackson 8-2

No. 2 Lawyer/West (FHS) deft Webb/Mariner 8-6

No. 3 Reese/Newsome (FHS) won by default

Franklin on Tuesday, April 24, will start Tri-Rivers District play, traveling to Surry High School.