In other tennis action, the Cartersville boys and girls netters were swept in their annual clash with Allatoona as the visitors used the wins to catapult to 4-0 in Region 7-AAA.
The Cass boys outlasted Woodland 3-2, the Colonels picking up two matches in singles play and one in doubles. The girls also picked up two wins in singles play to go along with two doubles victories for a 4-1 advantage.
"It's a great, great day for Cass tennis," head colonel Chris Allen said. "We finished with the best record -- 4-0 -- in our boys sub-region. Also, our girls worked hard and turned what we expected was a rebuilding year into a very successful one."
Allen said the girls are one of three teams tied for the lead in the sub-region and he believes they will draw the number two seed in the region tournament.
The coach said it was a very satisfying sub-region close for his boys team, noting the Colonels have been trying to build up their tennis program several years and pointing at this season.
"We really wanted this to be our year," Allen said. "This is something we've been working toward for some time."
The coach said Thursday's win over Woodland's boys helped Cass (12-3, 4-0) earn the No. 1 seed in Region 7A-AAAA. Woodland's boys dropped to 6-7, 2-1. The Lady Colonels improved to 10-4 and 3-1, and the Lady Wildcats dropped to 2-10, 0-3.
The Cass boys' victories came at the singles line 2, where Jake Barnette defeated Brandon Rutledge, 6-1, 6-1; singles line 3, where Joey Johnson overcame Chase Still, 6-4, 6-4, and at doubles line 2, where Kaleb McBrayer and Brad DeLee fashioned a 6-3, 6-2 victory over R.J. Williams and Scott Grosedose.
The Wildcats got their victories at singles line 1, where Dustin Dodson overpowered Matt Moore 6-1, 6-1, and at doubles line 1, where Corey Tobin and James Lester handled Jeremy Coone and Darien Munroe, 6-1, 6-2.
The Cass girls took their victories at singles line 1, where Aleigh Beard won 6-4, 6-2 over Veronica Munsey; singles line 3, where Jessica Frank defeated Tinsley Wiley 6-1, 6-2; and at doubles line 1, with Ally Prewett and Mitzi Johnson garnering victories over Taylor Braselton and Darby Cagle, 6-0, 6-1; and Morgan Mayton and Lauren Simonson defeating Erin Hill and Bailee Smith, 6-0, 7-5.
Woodland's Erin Marrata defeated Hannah Delia, 6-2, 6-2, at the singles 2 line for the Lady Wildcats' victory.
Cass is scheduled April 10 to visit Cartersville. Coach Allen said he also hopes to schedule some makeup games before region play begins in mid-April. The teams square off at 4 p.m.
Woodland next plays Rome High on April 9. The teams are to meet at 4 p.m.
Allatoona swept in its Region 7-AAA battle with Cartersville, its boys winning 3-2 and girls triumphing 5-0.
In Cartersville boys' play, in line 1 singles Trevor Gotkowski defeated Andrew Weisser, 6-2, 6-1; in line 2 singles Mitchell Scott beat Wes Hughes, 6-3, 6-2. In line 3 singles play, Tyler Hill fell to Andrew Jones, 5-7, 0-6; in line 1 doubles Will Garner and Jordan Eckert were swept by Keenan Shaw and Justin Cumdie, 0-6, 0-6; and at line 2 doubles, Jacob Hoyt and Nathan Slocum lost to Zac Miller and Connor McMinamin, 6-0, 6-2.
Cartersville dropped to 5-5, 3-1 in Region 7-AAA.
In line 1 singles play, Adrienne Green was defeated by Kennedy Craging, 3-6, 2-6; at singles line 2, Darien DeFrench was beaten by Olivia Howe, 4-6, 0-6; at singles line 3, Maddy McGinnis lost to Haley Proctor, 6-4, 4-6 and 3-6; at doubles line 1, Ali Norwood and Mallory Walker fell to Caitlin Shannon and Alison Whitey, 6-1, 6-4; and at line 2 doubles, Annabeth Fox and Charleston Fox lost to Kristy Lee and Melanie Whitley, 2-6, 4-6.
Cartersville next plays Cass on April 10. The teams square off at 4 p.m. at Dellinger Park.