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Lady Tigers fall in state tourney

By Kevin Eckleberry

kevin.eckleberry@lagrangenews.com

The season came to a close for the Troup Lady Tigers on Friday night in the opening round of the Class AAAA state tournament.

Facing West Hall, Troup fell 78-54.

Troup finished fourth in Region 5-AAAA to earn its state invitation, while West Hall won the Region 7-AAAA championship.

BASEBALL: The LaGrange Grangers moved to 2-0 on the young season with a 10-0 road win over Thomas County Central on Friday.

John Morgan got the starting assignment for LaGrange, and he threw four innings and gave up just one hit.

Ben Stogner finished off the shutout with a scoreless fifth inning, and the game ended early because of the run rule.

Matt Anderson and David Sweat each had two hits, and Coy Tedescucci, Jacob Vinson and Champ Willis each had one hit.

TENNIS: In a county matchup, it was LaGrange’s boys’ and girls’ teams beating Callaway on Thursday.

Both LaGrange teams won 5-0.

Here are the results:

BOYS

SINGLES

No. 1 – Blade Kendall (L) beat Jay Ryu 8-3

No. 2 – Jackson Kuerzy (L) beat Dominic Carter 8-0

No. 3 – Tony Choi (L) beat Jibrell Jackson 8-1

DOUBLES

No. 1 – Gavin Battle and Pierce Skinner (L) won by forfeit

No. 2 – Tiger Lakhwani and Youngha Cho (L) won by forfeit

GIRLS

SINGLES

No. 1 – Abbi Lynn Lanier (L) beat Dori Cook 8-2

No. 2 – Kaylee Kee (L) beat Brooke Townsend 8-3

No. 3 – Kelsey Anne Cadenhead (L) bat Alice Lin 8-4

DOUBLES

No. 1 – Lauren Yarbrough (L) beat Destiny Johnson and Madelyn Sikes 8-1

No. 2 – Elise Lee and Crystal Koo (L) beat Sydney Ramirez and Ashley Jaurez 8-1