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Local sports briefs: Brenau tennis wins conference opener
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The No. 7 Brenau tennis team opened conference play Wednesday by defeating Emmanuel 9-0.

With the victory the Tigers evened their season record at 2-2 and went through the entire match without losing a single game.

In doubles play, Kate Mazackova and Lyn See Choo posted an 8-0 score to start things off and then the doubles teams of Jolene Wong/Liubov Orlova and Eline Nagels/Nellie Martirosyan followed suit to give the Tigers a 3-0 lead going into singles play.

Singles winners were: Lyn See Choo, Kate Mazackova, Jolene Wong, Liubov Orlova, Eline Nagels and Nellie Martyrosian.

Brenau will start its Florida Spring Break tour on Sunday in Orlando with a match against Lake Superior State, MI.

Hall County Sports TV features region and state titleists

This week’s edition of Hall County Sports TV focuses on the Region 7-AAA basketball playoffs and the finale of the wrestling season.

Winning basketball coaches Manson Hill of the Gainesville girls and Benjie Wood of the North Hall boys talk with host R. Garry
Glenn about their teams winning the region titles.

Glenn also has coverage of the win by Flowery Branch wrestler Nick Lankford, who took the Class AAA 103-pound state
championship at the State Wrestling Tournament at the Gwinnett Arena.

Also featured are 112-pounder Danny Bell of Flowery Branch who tied the Hall County record for wins in a career with his third place finish at 112 pounds, Flowery Branch coach Shane Lancaster and Jefferson wrestling coach Doug Thurmond, whose Dragons won their 10th straight State Traditional title.

Hall County Sports is produced by North Georgia Video Productions and is seen several times each week on Charter
Communications Channels 19 and 23 at 8 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 9 tonight, 9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. Saturday, 7:30 a.m. Sunday and on the Internet at

This Week’s HCS-TV Basketball Game of the Week, Commerce girls at Lakeview, will be seen at 6 tonight and Sunday at 4 p.m. on Charter Communications Channels 19 and 23.

Hagans, Henson lead Brenau in loss

 The Brenau Golden Tigers lost Tuesday at Emmanuel, 73-59.

Seniors Ashley Hagans (17 points) and Meg Henson (13) led the Golden Tigers in scoring.

The loss dropped Brenau to 17-12 on the season and 6-9 in conference play, placing them in 6th place in the Southern States Atlantic Conference.

The Golden Tigers final regular season game will be against Lee University at 6 tonight.

Tonight’s game is also Senior Night for Brenau.

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