Gray Stone Day doubles-up Chatham Central in boys' tennis

BY DON BEANE, News + Record Staff
Posted 3/13/20

Gray Stone Day doubled up Chatham Central 6-3 Wednesday afternoon in Misenheimer in a 1A Yadkin Valley Conference tennis match. Chatham Central fell to 0-2 in league play and to 0-2 overall with the loss while Gray Stone Day improved to 3-0 in the YVC and to 3-0 overall.

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Gray Stone Day doubles-up Chatham Central in boys' tennis

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MISENHEIMER — Gray Stone Day doubled up Chatham Central 6-3 Wednesday afternoon in Misenheimer in a 1A Yadkin Valley Conference tennis match.

Chatham Central fell to 0-2 in league play and to 0-2 overall with the loss while Gray Stone Day improved to 3-0 in the YVC and to 3-0 overall.

Jayden Gilliland led the Bears with a 6-0-, 6-1 victory over Robert Shelton in No. 1 singles action while also combining with Preston Cox to take an 8-1 rout of Shelton and Marshall Overcash in the top-seeded singles affair.

Cox also collected a triumph at No. 2 singles in what was the most entertaining match of the day. Cox, battling Overcash, took the opening set 6-4 before falling 6-3 in the second. With the match on the line, Cox pulled out a 10-7 in the tiebreaker set.

Singles

1) Jayden Gilliland (CC) def. Robert Shelton 6-0, 6-1.

2) Preston Cox (CC) def. Marshall Overcash 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (10-7).

3) James Stokes (GS) def. Sidney Cheek 6-2, 7-6

4) Prior Sparks (GS) def. Pacen Dunn (3-6, 6-0, 1-0 (10-6).

5) L. Gould (GS) def. Caleb Webster 6-2, 7-5.

6) G. Reeder (GS) def. Landon Hackney 6-1, 6-3.

Doubles

1) Gilliland/Cox (CC) def. Shelton/Overcash 8-1

2) Stokes/Sparks (GS) def. Pacen/Webster 8-2

3) Gould/Reeder (GS) def. Cheek/Wesley Buie 8-3.

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