Pirate Tennis Defeat Christian Academy 5-0

The Charlestown Pirate Tennis team, led by second-year coach Scott Matthews, opened up their 2015 campaign with a match at Christian Academy of Indiana. The Pirates opened strong, and finished with strength as they powered themselves to the shutout victory over the Warriors. At one singles, Miles Matthews (Junior) defeated Bradley Gay 6-1, 6-2. At two singles, Tyler Massie (Senior) shutout Dawson Dooley 6-0, 6-0. At three singles, Trey Woodward defeated David Boesing 6-0, 6-1. In doubles play, at one doubles, Josh Copeland (Junior) and Steven Delaney (Sophomore) defeated Zach Gonzalez and Jeremaiah Robison 7-5, 6-2. At two doubles, Jacob Doherty (Sophomore) and Alec Sipes (Sophomore) defeated Ryan Hurs and Matthew Thorton 6-1, 6-0. “We are excited and looking forward to today’s match against Silver Creek to see where we are as a team,” commented head coach Scott Matthews following the match. The Pirates (1-0 overall; 0-0 MSC) will open conference play tonight traveling to the rival Silver Creek (0-0 overall; 0-0 MSC). The match is slated to begin at 5:00pm.