FARMINGTON -- Both Farmington boys doubles teams advanced from the District 4A-1 tennis tournament to the State 4A competition held Oct. 8-9, 2018, at Burns Park, North Little Rock.
Joshua Jowers and Noah Disheroon carried a No. 1 seed into the State 4A tournament bracket for boys doubles after winning the district championship at Harrison. Jowers and Disheroon defeated Zach Backus and Eli Howard, of Nashville, 6-4, 7-5, in the first-round and prevailed, 7-6, 6-1, over Keith Watson and Tristan Malone, of Magnolia, to reach the semifinals. Jowers and Disheroon were defeated by eventual state champions, Tyler Angtuaco and Jack Lewis, of Pulaski Academy, 6-3, 6-3, which sent them into the consolation match.
In the consolation match, Jowers and Disheroon lost, 8-4, 8-5, to another team from Pulaski Academy, Sammy Alshami and Connor Elliott, to finish in fourth place. Payton Medlin and Zeb Wilson, of Mena, placed second losing, 6-4, 6-3, to Angtuaco and Lewis in the finals.
Farmington's No. 2 boys doubles team of Taylor Raabe and Connor Sharp were seeded No. 2 for State 4A boys doubles after placing second at district. They were ousted from the tournament in the first-round with a, 6-2, 6-3, loss to Matt Jackson and Braden Nelson, of Clarksville.
Farmington's Reagan White, who placed second at district in girls singles, defeated Brenlee Barton, of Pottsville, in the first-round, 6-1, 6-2; then lost to Via Bruffett, of Pulaski Academy, 7-6, 6-1, in the tournament quarterfinal. White finished with a 10-6 record.Sports on 10/31/2018
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