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Stone Co. eliminates Panthers

DAILY LEADER / TRACY FISCHER / Brookhaven's Jacob Bozeman captures a win in Boys Singles action of the South 5A Championship match against South Jones at Brookhill.

DAILY LEADER / TRACY FISCHER / Brookhaven’s Jacob Bozeman captures a win in Boys Singles action of the South 5A Championship match against South Jones at Brookhill.

The Brookhaven Panther netters enter into Thursday’s South 5A State championship with high expectations but saw their dreams of winning a state title come to an end as they fell to the Stone County Tomcats 6-1 in tennis action at Brookhill.

Brookhaven, coached by Nancy Fisher, concludes their season in the team event with a 10-2 record.

The Panther’s will be in the State Individual Tournament at Ridgeland on May 1-2, with high hopes of winning individual gold.

Stone County will advance to the state team tennis finals that will be held at Ridgeland, April 30.

Stone Co. 6, Brookhaven 1 

Boys Singles:  Jacob Bozeman (BHS) d. Kolby Krohn 6-2, 6-1. Girls Singles:  Beth Owen d. Madison Currie (BHS) 6-4, 7-5.  Boys No. 1 Doubles:  Trey Wegner-Noah Rowell d. Braxton Hinton-Will Moak (BHS) 6-0, 6-0.  Boys No. 2 Doubles: Reid Cudd-Henry Stonnington d. Caleb Owens-Cooper Patterson (BHS) 6-0, 6-0.  Girls No. 1 Doubles: Lexi Johnson-RiAnne Taylor d. Sarah Rice Warren-Sarah Grace Evans (BHS) 6-3, 7-6. Girls No. 2 Doubles:  Hannah Wegner-Traci Monroe d. Alice Anne Walker-Maddie Ogden (BHS) 6-1, 6-1. Mixed Doubles:  Caleb Amacker-Kaitlyn Breland d. Chantel Quarles-Daniel Panzica (BHS) 6-2, 6-3.