Dinos and Spartans Compete in Region Tournament


Stock photo by Jamie Swank

The Region 12 tennis tournament was hosted in Mount Pleasant on Tuesday and Wednesday, with both Carbon and Emery teams participating.

On day one, Brooklynn Ekker (EHS) and Ella Anderson (CHS) competed in first singles. Ekker lost one round and was victorious in another, while Anderson suffered a defeat.

Audrey Hatch played for Carbon and Cheyenne Bingham represented in second singles, while Izabelle Pugliese (CHS) and Chloe Wagner (EHS) swung through third singles.

Lady Dinos Lyndie Richardson and Veronica Cartwright participated in first doubles, triumphing over Richfield. They then faced off against Emery’s Acelyn Migliori and Tailynn Minchey, with Emery coming out on top (6-4, 6-4).

In second doubles, Carbon’s Allena Ison and Emmalee Miller fell to Richfield before securing a win against Emery’s Julia Peterson and Kallee Oliver (6-0, 6-1). The first day ended with third doubles, with Carbon’s Gianna Valdez and Ember Dalton taking a loss against Richfield before Emery’s Taya Cowley and Tatum Jensen suffered the same fate.

The competition was amped up on the second day of the tournament, with Carbon and Emery battling their way through the sets, each securing both wins and losses.

Carbon ended both days in fifth place out of eight teams, with a team score of 17. Emery came in fourth place with a score of 24. Both teams will now prepare to compete in the state tournament on Oct. 6 and 7.

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