Prep Roundup: Woodstock uses rallies to give Etowah first loss
by Tribune staff reports
March 14, 2014 04:01 AM | 921 views | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Ivan Vizcaya and Jackson Wood rallied for singles wins Thursday, giving Woodstock enough points to beat archrival Etowah and end the Eagles’ undefeated start.

Vizcaya and Wood played to identical scores in the three sets of their respective matches, losing the first before rallying for 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 victories.

Woodstock’s Jacob Bertram and Evan Zaner won 6-2, 7-6 at No. 2 doubles.

Cole Heller won 6-0, 6-1 at No. 3 singles for Etowah, as did the No. 1 doubles team of Jake Pollack and Taylor Barie, who rallied for a 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 win.

Completing a stretch of four matches in four days, Etowah (8-1, 4-1 Region 5AAAAAA) will be off until Monday when it travels to region contender Walton.

Woodstock (8-3, 3-3) will face Cherokee today at BridgeMill Athletic Club.

GIRLS TENNIS

Etowah 3, Woodstock 2:
Each point proved key as the Lady Eagles escaped their archrival with a victory.

Etowah (6-2-1, 4-2 Region 5AAAAAA) got two singles wins, with Nikki Gilner winning 6-4, 6-4 at No. 2 and Sam Kaczaral 6-0, 6-1 at No. 3.

The Lady Eagles’ No. 2 doubles team of Keegan Casteel and Alisa Cruickshank won 6-2, 6-2.

Woodstock’s Savannah Wood recorded a shutout at No. 1 singles, while the No. 1 doubles team of Paige Steppe and Lauren Nielly won 6-2, 6-2.

Etowah will be off until hosting Milton on Tuesday. Woodstock (7-4, 3-3) will travel to Cherokee today.
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