Stone Co. eliminates Panthers
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.