Hornets Tennis Sweeps Excelsior Springs to Reach District Team Finals

Hornets Tennis Sweeps Excelsior Springs to Reach District Team Finals

On to Hornets boys tennis who hosted Excelsior Springs in the semi-finals on the team-district tournament.  A trip to the district championship hung in the balance.

In doubles play, Chillicothe duos swept the Tigers with wins from Emmett Young and Gabe Peterson 8-1, Chace Corbin and Josh Adams, 8-4, as well as Jackson Reeter and Jadon Collins 8-5.

Singles play was more tightly contested proved by Chace Corbin’s win in the top singles match 2-6, 6-3 (13-11) over Carter Pitts. In the number two singles match, Gabe Peterson conquered his opponent 6-4, 5-3.

Emmett Young also went down to the wire in his number three singles match winning 7-6, (7-4) 1-0. Josh Adams and Jadon Collins also picked up victories in singles play.

The Hornets swept the Tigers back to Excelsior Springs, 5-0, and have a now set themselves up for a date with Trenton High School in the District Final on Wednesday night.

Chillicothe and Trenton split their meetings this season with both of them ending in a 5-4 score.

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