Brookhaven Academy hosting district tennis

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, April 25, 2001

Brookhaven Academy will host the District 4-AA Tennis Tournamenttoday beginning at 9 a.m. at the City Courts. Participating in thetourney are Wilkinson County Christian Academy, Bowling GreenSchool and Columbia Academy. Brookhaven Academy goes into thetournament with a 7-1 record.

All first and second place winners will advance to the SouthState next Wednesday, May 2. Brookhaven Academy will also hostSouth State.

Representing Brookhaven in today’s district tournament are AnnaKing, No. 1 girls singles; Hannah Estess, No. 2 girls singles;Jerrod Rayborn, No. 1 boys singles; Chris Hooper, No. 2 boyssingles; Lindsey Phillips and Madeline Hall, No. 1 girls doubles;Joey Sessums and Anna C. Moak, No. 2 girls doubles; Craig Smith andJimmy Latham, No. 1 boys doubles; Jake Sessums and Collins Case,No. 2 boys doubles; Anna Day and Andy Byrd, mixed doubles.

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In recent tennis action, the Copiah Academy Colonels upsetBrookhaven Academy 5-4 in non-division action.

@Bbstandings:Copiah Acad. 5, BrookhavenAcad.4

No. 1 girls singles – Collen Christie (CA) d. Anna King(BA) 6-3, 6-2. No. 2 girls singles – Natalie Rose (CA) d. HannahEstess (BA) 6-3, 6-3. No. 1 boys singles – Ben Berry (CA) d. JerrodRayborn (BA) 6-1, 6-1. No. 2 boys singles – Chris Hooper (BA) d.Clent Denson (6-1, 6-2). No. 1 girls doubles – LindseyPhillips-Madeline Hall (BA) d. Carley Clayton-Meredith Donahoe (CA)6-1, 6-2. No. 2 girls doubles – Joey Sessums-Ann C. Moak (BA) d.Lacey Williams-Mary Camille Price (CA) 6-1, 6-0. No. 1 boys doubles- Jake Sessums-Collins Case (BA) vs. Lee Berry-Henry Arora (CA)4-6, 6-4, 6-3. No. 2 boys doubles – Phil Walker-Joe Davis (CA) d.Jimmy Latham-Brian Phillips (BA) 6-2, 6-2. Mixed doubles – CandaceClayton-Robert Atkin (CA) d. Abby Day-Andy Byrd (BA) 6-1,6-0.


Girls doubles – Katie Ryan-Emily Boyd (BA) d. RachelLittle-Victoria Conerly (CA) 6-1, 6-2. Boys doubles – ChrisHooper-Jarred Rayborn (BA) d. Scott Atkin-P.J. Atkin (CA) 6-1, 6-2.Girls singles – Kasey Parker (CA) d. Erin Baker (BA)8-2.