The Fort Payne boys earned victories in every singles and doubles match in defeating rival Scottsboro 9-0 in a section meeting at Fort Payne High School on Thursday.

In doubles action, Will Scott and Bryson Lyles defeated Camp Metz and Garron Hoosier 8-1 at No. 1, Shao Chen and Austin Evans topped Kiki Nolasco and Hudson Thomas 8-1 at No. 2 and David Allen Fischer and Julian Barber downed Kaylan Waldrop and Dalton Booth at No. 3.

In singles play, Scott bested Metz 8-6 at No. 1, Lyles ousted Nolasco 8-2 at No. 2, Chen beat Hoosier 8-2 at No. 3 and Anthony Chhim downed Thomas 8-4 at No. 4. In No. 5 singles, Evans blanked Waldrop 8-0 and Fischer won 8-1 against Booth at No. 6.

On the girls side, Malia Edwards’ 8-4 victory against Chloe Holder in the No. 5 singles match accounted for Fort Payne’s lone victory in a 8-1 loss.

In No. 1 singles, Morgan Short defeated Anna Kate Akins 8-2. Ashton Baker won 8-6 against Jessica Simpson at No. 2, Summer Miller downed Emilee Benefield 8-4 at No. 3, Kelly Hood bested Monique Orozco 8-2 at No. 4 and Lyndsay Hall won 8-1 against Deborah Domingo at No. 6. 

Short and Miller won 8-5 against Akins and Orozco in No. 1 doubles action, while Baker and Hood topped Simpson and Benefield 8-5 at No. 2 and Holder and Hall defeated Edwards and Domingo 8-2 at No. 3. 

Fort Payne is scheduled to return to play Tuesday, March 16, hosting Columbia for a section match beginning at 4 p.m.

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