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Wesson tennis players advance to State

DAILY LEADER / TRACY FISCHER / The Wesson Cobra netters won the Region 7-3A crown and host Morton in the first round of the South State Playoffs Monday starting at 2 p.m. at the Co-Lin tennis courts. Members of the tennis team are (front row, from left) Aaron Mooney, Davion Frye, Andrew Hart, Erich Fischer, Reid Crow, Drew Hulon; (second row) Dakota Gray, Cooper Earls, Bryce Davis, Laci Hamilton, Chelsea McManus, Kimberly San, Nekevia Frye, Issy Morse, Abby Kimble, Shaylin Green; (third row) Briana Coley, Joseph Carraway, Morgan Wesley, Alex Mooney, Devin Wallace, Kenner Bizot, Ray Drane, Logan Channell, Cabe Stephens, Max Jackson, Garrett Boutwell, Will Hulon, Maya Granger and Amber Brinson.

DAILY LEADER / TRACY FISCHER / The Wesson Cobra netters won the Region 7-3A crown and host Morton in the first round of the South State Playoffs Monday starting at 2 p.m. at the Co-Lin tennis courts. Members of the tennis team are (front row, from left) Aaron Mooney, Davion Frye, Andrew Hart, Erich Fischer, Reid Crow, Drew Hulon; (second row) Dakota Gray, Cooper Earls, Bryce Davis, Laci Hamilton, Chelsea McManus, Kimberly San, Nekevia Frye, Issy Morse, Abby Kimble, Shaylin Green; (third row) Briana Coley, Joseph Carraway, Morgan Wesley, Alex Mooney, Devin Wallace, Kenner Bizot, Ray Drane, Logan Channell, Cabe Stephens, Max Jackson, Garrett Boutwell, Will Hulon, Maya Granger and Amber Brinson.

The Wesson Cobra netters finished strong in their Region 7-3A Individual Tournament which was held at the Brookhill tennis courts Friday.

The Cobras had eight out of their 12 starters qualify for the Individuals State Championship, which will be held from May 11 through May 12 in Jackson and Ridgeland.

Erich Fischer was crowned district champion in boys’ singles. Reid Crow and Amber Brinson won district in mixed doubles. Kimberly San won the district crown in girls’ singles, and Logan Channell and Ray Drane won district in boys’ doubles.

Maya Granger and Morgan Wesley also qualified for state championships by placing second in girls’ doubles.

Devin Wallace and Davion Frye finished with one win and one lost on the day in boys’ doubles No. 2 action. Shaylin Green and Nekevia Frye also finished with one win and one lost in girls doubles action.

Wesson will be in team action on Monday, as they face Morton in the first round of South State playoffs, starting at 2 p.m. at Co-Lin’s tennis courts.