The Transylvania Times -

By Robbie Robertson
Sports Editor 

Schrader Rallies To Win State Regional – Brevard NC


Joseph Schrader returns a serve against Shelby's Marshall Parker, who won the state individual tournament two years ago as a sophomore. Schrader made a remarkable rally, down 2-5, to win 7-5. (Times photos by Robbie Robertson)

Blue Devil Joseph Schrader rallied from deficits of 4-1 and 5-2 with five straight victories Saturday afternoon to win the state 2-A individual regional title.

The sophomore was facing Shelby senior Marshall Parker, who turned in a dominating performance through the first five games.

"That was as high a level of high school tennis that I've ever seen," said long-time Blue Devil tennis coach M...

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