Gryphons claim multiple victories on Monday


AVONDALE — The Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA) middle school girls soccer team and middle school tennis team remained undefeated on the season with decisive victories over R-S Middle on Monday afternoon. 

The middle school tennis team capped off regular season play on Monday with a 9-0 win. The win completed a perfect 6-0 regular season for the Gryphons.

Abby Crawford (8-0), Charlie Sutton (8-0), August Cook (8-0), Jasmine Martin (8-2), Jack Hamrick (8-0), and Emma Hamrick (8-1) all picked up singles victories for TJCA. In doubles action, Cook and Laney Short won 8-2. The team of Max Sutton and Lillian McMurry won 8-1, while the duo of Sam Sutton and Addison Milner also won 8-1.

The Gryphons will host Crest on Wednesday, April 13 for the Tri-County Conference Championship. 

The middle school girls soccer team won its match 5-0. Emerson Taylor captured the hat trick, scoring three times to go along with a goal each from Emma Byers and Sophia Bell. The Lady Gryphons’ next match will be at home on Wednesday against Crest.

The middle school baseball team played hard on Monday but ultimately fell to the Knights.