There were a lot of goose eggs laying around the Garden City High School tennis courts following the Cougars’ non-league match against Ypsilanti Lincoln Thursday afternoon, and all of them were decorated in Railsplitter blue.
Garden City continued its strong play under veteran coach Ron Pummill by pummelling the ‘Splitters, 7-0-1. Altogether, the Cougars won seven sets by 6-0 scores.
No. 1 singles player Robbie Moyers set the tone for the winners by sweeping his foe, Jacob Kedroske, 6-0, 6-0.
GC’s No. 2 man Tyler Kelly and No. 3 swinger Jassen Matusczak followed suit by winning their contests by identical 6-1, 6-0 tallies.
The No. 4 singles match was won in a walk-over by GC’s Jacob Grant.
The dismantling continued in doubles play as GC’s No. 1 duo of Avery Emerson and Derrick Van Dooren held a 6-4, 3-2 advantage before its match was rained out.
The No. 2 tandem of Tony Van Dooren and Justin Perrin ousted Nick Morgan and Cade Rickman, 6-2, 6-0, while the No. 3 pairing of Tim Tapper and Kevin Widmer dominated Joshua Carthron and Lucas Swanson, 6-0, 6-0.
Cougars Tanner Davis and Thomas Catton won on a walk-over at No. 4 doubles.