Jones Co. netters edge Co-Lin
ELLISVILLE – Jones County Junior College tennis teams swept Co-Lin in recent tennis action. The Lady Wolves fell to the Lady Bobcats 6-3, while the Bobcats got past the Wolves 5-4. Co-Lin will host East Central on Thursday, April 4, at 2 p.m.
Bobcats 5, Wolves 4
It came down to a tiebreaker in the final singles match of the day as Jones County’s Ryan Young slipped past Co-Lin’s Troy Allred, 6-3, 4-6, 10-8, in No. 3 singles to clinch the match.
The Wolfpack took two of three doubles matches as Brance Crane-Ruffin Oberschmidt edged Ryan Young-Harrison Thomas in No. 2 doubles, 9-7 and Josh Smith-Gib Britt nipped Caleb Byrd-Jonathan Jones, 9-7, in No. 3 doubles.
The Bobcats doubles win came at No. 1 as Josh Lomas-Tanner Chamblee claimed No. 1 doubles over Sawyer Hudson-Troy Allred, 8-2.
In singles action, the Wolfpack got wins at No. 4 as Brance Crane defeated Caleb Byrd 6-4, 6-2 and Gib Britt downed Luke Holston in a close match 1-6, 6-1, 10-6 at No. 5.
JCJC’s Josh Lomas beat Ruffin Oberschmidt, 6-3, 6-0, in No. 1 singles and Tanner Chamblee downed Co-Lin’s Josh Smith, 6-0, 6-1, in No. 2 singles. Daniel Sullivan of JCJC got the win in No. 6 singles over Sawyer Hudson, 6-4, 6-1. Crane defeated Byrd, 6-4, 6-2, in No. 4 singles and Britt downed Luke Holston, 1-6, 6-1, 10-6, in No. 5 singles.
Lady Bobcats 6, Lady Wolves 3
In doubles action, the Lady Wolves got a win at No. 3 as Courtney Watts-Meredith Allen defeated Carly Stuart-Madison Walker of JCJC 8-4.
JCJC claimed doubles wins as Alicia Domoney-Stephanie Smith blanked Abby Morris-Haley Wicker, 8-0, at No. 1 and Brenda Hegwood-Elizabeth Wright defeated Melody Smith-Madison Rials, 8-3, at No. 2.
The Lady Bobcats took four wins in singles action. Alicia Domoney beat Melody Smith, 6-0, 6-1, at No.1. Stephanie Smith blanked Abby Morris, 6-0, 6-0, at No. 2. Elizabeth Wright defeated Madison Rials, 6-1, 6-2, at No. 5 and Brooke Martin downed Allen, 6-0, 6-1, at No. 6.
At No. 3, Co-Lin’s Haley Wicker beat Brenda Hegwood, 6-3, 7-5 and Courtney Watts defeated Aja White, 6-4, 7-5, at No. 4.