Prep roundup: Santana rallies to help Mount Paran advance

Marietta Daily Journal, Ga.
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Apr. 23—Dillon Santana rallied from behind to help Mount Paran Christian beat Holy Innocents' 3-1 in the second round of the boys Class A Private school tennis state playoffs.

Santana came from down one set and trailing 1-5 in the second to win 8-6 in a tiebreaker and force the decisive third set. He won the final set 6-2

Ben Moultrie won 7-5, 6-2, and the doubles team of Noah Roberts and Murphy Faucett won 7-5, 6-3.

The Eagles advanced to the state quarterfinals and will host Stratford Academy next week.

Other second-round scores


Walton 3, Colquitt County 0



Walton 3, Colquitt County 0: Hayden Mulberry and Grace Keller each won 6-0, 6-0 to help the Lady Raiders sweep the second-round match in the Class AAAAAAA state playoffs.

Mary Ashley Jacoppo and Natalie Kirka won 6-1, 6-0.

Walton (15-0) will host Etowah in the state quarterfinals next week.

Mount Paran Christian 3, George Walton 2: Emma Brogan won 6-0, 6-0 to help lead the Lady Eagles to a victory in the second round of the Class A Private state playoffs.

Emma Bethel won 6-1, 6-0 and Isabelle Garofalo won 6-3, 6-1.

Mount Paran will travel to Paideia next week.

Other second round scores


Hillgrove 3, Camden County 1

North Cobb 3, Lowndes 2

Marietta 3, Grayson 0

Class A Private

Walker 3, Holy Innocents' 1

Brookstone 3, Whitefield Academy 0