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BA netters win opener

DAILY LEADER / MARTY ALBRIGHT / Brookhaven Academy's Grant Melancon opens the season with a win over Central Hinds in Boys Singles tennis action Thursday.

DAILY LEADER / MARTY ALBRIGHT / Brookhaven Academy’s Grant Melancon opens the season with a win over Central Hinds in Boys Singles tennis action Thursday.

the Brookhaven Academy Cougar netters opened their season with an 8-1 victory over Central Hinds Thursday afternoon in tennis action at Brookhill Tennis Club.

The Cougars will return to action Wednesday and travel to Jackson to play Central Hinds in a rematch, starting at 3 p.m.

Brookhaven Acad. 7, Central Hinds 1 

Boys No. 1 Singles:  Grant Melancon (BA) d Trace Myers 6-1, 6-0.  Boys No. 2 Singles:  Jacob Wiggins (BA) d Peyton Thrash 6-0, 6-0. Girls No. 1 Singles:  Whitney (BA) lost to Madison Curtis 2-6, 0-6.  Girls No. 2 Singles:  Missy Clanton (BA) d Chloe Barton 6-2, 4-6, 10-6.  Boys No. 1 Doubles:  Trent Nettles/Peyton Hood (BA) d. Chase Farrier/Jack Ferguson 6-0, 6-0. Boys No. 2 Doubles:  Dawson Martin/Baylor Ray (BA) d Kyler Posey/Taylor Cannon 6-2, 7-6. Girls No. 1 Doubles: Madison Warren/Marlee Watts (BA) d. Ann Crechelle/Madison Frazier 6-0, 6-1.  Girls No. 2 Doubles:  Lindsey Winborne/Macey Lea (BA) d. Hannah Tucker/Calia Hankins 6-0, 6-0.  Mixed Doubles:  Zac Smith/Susanna Ratcliff (BA) d. Chase Garter Ell/Lauren Leach 6-1, 6-0.