(Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Thomas Metthe)
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette /
A sophomore got the best of a senior in the Class 6A state boys singles tennis championship.
Rogers sophomore Collin Matthews defeated Little Rock Central senior Jake Maxson 6-2, 7-6 to win the Class 6A boys title on Tuesday afternoon at Rebsamen Tennis Center in Little Rock.
Matthews kept his game plan simple going into the match.
“I was trying to win the state title and trying to stay consistent,” Matthews said. “I was going to do whatever it takes.”
Maxson led the first set 2-1, but Matthews went on to score the set’s final five points to go ahead 1-0 in