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Lady Wolves fall to East Central

WESSON – The Copiah-Lincoln Community College women’s tennis team fell to the East Central Community College Lady Warriors 6-3 on a cold and windy day in Wesson.

Sophomore Carlianne Alderman of Brookhaven and freshman Brandi McInnis of Wesson picked up wins for the Lady Wolves. The pair defeated East Central’s Mackie Smith/Katlyn Patrick 8-2 in #3 doubles. In singles action, McInnis defeated Smith in #3 singles 6-2, 7-5 and Alderman disposed of Brooke Payne 7-6 (7-2), 6-4.

In singles action, East Central took four matches. At #1, Shannon St. Clair defeated Co-Lin freshman Madison Warren of Brookhaven 6-1, 6-3. Hannah Peoples defeated Allie Dear of Terry 6-1, 6-2 at #2. Sophomore Caroleah Brister of Brookhaven fell to Kaley Bufkin 6-4, 6-3 at #4 and Kristine Jenkins defeated Co-Lin’s Carly Riley of New Hebron 7-5, 6-4 at #6.

In doubles action, East Central’s #1 team of St. Clair/Bufkin defeated Warren/Riley 8-5. In a close match, #2 Peoples/Payne defeated Co-Lin’s Dear/Brister 9-8 (7-3).

Co-Lin is back in action on Friday when they travel to Meridian beginning at 2 p.m.

 Singles: 

1. Shannon St. Clair (ECCC) def. Madison Warren (CL) 6-1, 6-3

2. Hannah Peoples (ECCC) def. Allie Dear (CL) 6-1, 6-2

3. Brandi McInnis (CL) def. Mackie Smith 6-2, 7-5

4. Kaley Bufkin (ECCC) def. Caroleah Brister (CL) 6-4, 6-3

5. Carlianne Alderman (CL) def. Brooke Payne 7-6 (7-2), 6-4

6. Kristine Jenkins (ECCC) def. Carly Riley (CL) 7-5, 6-4

Doubles 

1. Peoples/Payne (ECCC) def. Dear/Brister (CL) 9-8 (7-3)

2. McInnis/Alderman (CL) def. Smith/Patrick (ECCC) 8-2