Urbana tennis players advance to district


The Urbana boys tennis team competed at the sectional tournament on Saturday.

In doubles action, UHS’s Mklaine Eggleston and Langston Kitchen beat Catholic Central 6-1, 6-3 to advance to the finals, where they lost to top-seeded Milton-Union, 6-1, 6-0.

Urbana’s Nick Shank and Greg Coffey lost to Milton-Union 6-0, 6-3 in the semifinals and then beat Catholic Central, 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (8-6) to take third place.

“I’m very proud of all four of these guys and how they competed throughout this tournament and this season,” Urbana Coach Brett Stewart said. “It is great for them and for Urbana High School to have all four players advance.”

Both pairs will compete in the district tournament on Wednesday at Centerville High School.

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