BHS netters win division

Published 5:00 am Monday, April 23, 2001

MCCOMB – The Brookhaven Panthers captured the Division 6-4ATennis Tournament held at Percy Quin Park recently. Brookhavencaptured first place with 8 wins. Other finishers include LawrenceCounty with 4 points, McComb with 1 point. South Pike and Terry hadno points.

The following Brookhaven players have qualified for the StateTournament to be held at the Ridgeland Tennis Center in Ridgelandon Monday, April 30 and Tuesday, May 1. They are Lane Lofton, boyssingles; Katie Smith, girls singles; Stuart Misner and JudsonLangston, boys doubles; Allison DeHuff and Sadie Corban, girlsdoubles and Kim McBride and Sam Sones, mixed doubles.

Brookhaven finished regular season play with a 10-2 record. Indistrict, the Panthers were 8-0 and 8-0 in the divisiontournament.

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Boys singles – Ben Lambert (LC) d. Kevin Abel (LC) 3-6,6-3, 6-3; Lane Lofton (B) d. Ben Lambert (NA) 6-3, 6-0. Girlssingles – Erin Thurman (LC) d. Leah Blossman (M) 6-1, 7-6 (7-4);Katie Smith (B) d. Erin Thurman (M) 6-0, 6-0. Boys doubles – StuartMisner-Judson Langston (B) d. Todd Hartley-Gil O’Brien (T) 6-0,6-0; Eddie Rogers-Evan Votaw (LC) d. Kramer Austin -Alan Kebert(NA) 6-0, 6-1; Misner-Langston (B) d. Rogers-Votaw (LC) 6-0, 6-3.Girls doubles – Allison De-Huff-Sadie Corban (B) d. BrookeNelson-Laura Green (LC) 6-0, 6-3; Mary Walker Goza-Mary Beth Porter(M) d. Jamie Chance-Emi Urasaki (T) 6-2, 6-4. DeHuff-Corban (B) d.Goza-Porter (M) 7-6 (11-9), T-5, 6-1. Mixed doubles – KimMcBride-Sam Sones (B) d. Brandie Thomas-Aaron Thomas (T) 6-0, 6-0;Jerad Neal-Sara Beth Green (LC) d. Janet Watkins-Zachary Williams(M) 6-4, 6-2; McBride-Sones (B) d. Neal-Green (M) 6-0.6-2.