MOULTRIE — In a pair of matches that were similar to ones played between the two teams in Leesburg two weeks ago, the Colquitt County tennis teams swept Lee County on Monday at Packer Park.
Both the Packers and Lady Packers were tuning up for the tournament in Bainbridge on Friday and Saturday.
Constance Terrell got the Lady Packers off on the right foot with her sixth victory in a row, a 6-1, 6-0 win over Katie Brown at No. 1 singles.
At No. 2 singles, Erica Mobley won over Mallory Swearngen 6-0, 6-0.
Hannah Radney won over Haley Exum 6-1, 6-1 at No. 3 singles.
Jana Harvin and Rachel Funderburk had to go to three sets before knocking off Brittany Moats and Ashley Garcia 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 at No. 1 doubles. And Ansley Moore and Ivey Jane Reeves won at No. 2 doubles 6-2, 6-0 over Taylor Swartzkopf and Becky Kluball.
In extra matches, Cheyenne DeMott won 8-1; Catie Statom and Aislin Sheffield won 8-4; and Monica Murphy and Heather Hardy won 8-4.
The Colquitt County boys again defeated Lee County 4-1 with the Trojans only point coming at No. 1 singles, where Matthew Vansant defeated Andrew Harvin 4-6, 4-6.
At No. 2, Blake Jenkins defeated Gene Schultz 6-1, 6-0.
And at No. 3, Bo Blalock won over Anand Patel 6-1, 6-0. Blalock is 11-1 this season.
At No. 1 doubles, Colquitt County Brandon Oaks and Christian Edwards were down in the first set, but rallied to a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Minishan Patel and Shunawaj Kahn.
Oaks and Edwards will take an 11-0 record into the Bainbridge tournament.
At No. 2 doubles, David Forehand and John Barber won over Raymond Tapyon and Nick Dubravcic 6-0, 6-0.
Barber and Forehand are 10-0.
In extra matches, Ricky Patel and Paul Leonard won at doubles 8-1; and Ridge Underwood and Phillip Long won their doubles match 8-6.
The Colquitt County boys are now 11-1 for the season and after the tournament in Bainbridge will turn their focus to securing a berth in the state tournament.
The Packers will play Lowndes and Tift County next week and with victories over both will finish no worse than second in the Region 1-AAAAA regular-season standing.
The top two seeds to the region tournament receive byes to the semifinals and are guaranteed state tournament berths.
Colquitt also could face Tift County in Bainbridge this weekend.