Bronco boys’ tennis team goes down in region tournament

Published 12:25 pm Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Seeded No. 8 in the Division 2 Region A playoffs, the Franklin High School Broncos went down 6-0 to No. 1 seeded Maggie Walker Regional Governor’s School. The match on Monday was played at the historic Battery Park Tennis Courts located in the north side of Richmond.

Singles matches played using the best two out of three sets.

Broncos pose in front of a memory marker of Arthur Ashe Jr. Battery Park courts are where he got started and played as a young player. — Frank A. Davis | Tidewater News

With this being a playoff match, the first team to get five wins advances to the next round and no doubles are required to be played.

FHS versus Maggie Walker Regional Governor’s School

1. Jahmajae Bynum lost 6-0, 6-0 to William Hobbs

2. William Brown lost 6-0, 6-0 to Nate Taminger

3. Demarcus McDonald lost 6-0, 6-0 to Casey Pridgen

4. Jalyn Hobbs lost 6-0, 6-0 to Rohit Bhagavatula

5. William Wellons lost 6-0, 6-0 to Will Larson

6. Amarion Fenner lost 6-0, 6-0 to Nathan Lord