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Natchez defeats Hornet netters

Natchez knocked off Loyd Star 5-2 in the Hornets’ season opener Monday at Duncan Park.

Loyd Star continues action Thursday as it visits Brookhaven County Club to play the Enterprise Jackets in Region 2A tennis action. Matches begin at 4 p.m.

 Natchez 5, Loyd Star 2 

Boys singles:  Brandon Butler (Natchez) d. Connor Crosby (LS) 6-3, 6-2.

Girls singles:  Ashlyn Locke (LS) d. Kelsey McNeal (Natchez) 6-3, 5-7, 10-6.

Boys No. 1 Doubles:  Terrace Binson-Vincent Bonds (Natchez) d. Blayne Brister-Lee Thomas (LS) 6-4, 6-4.

Boys No. 2 Doubles:  Gavin Thomas-Reid Butler (LS) d. Raheem Givens-Amar Weir (Natchez) 6-2, 6-4.

Girls No. 1 Doubles:  Kirdis Clark/Danyiel Weir (Natchez) d. Morgyn Brister/Lani Smith (LS) 6-1, 6-1.

Girls No. 2 Doubles:  Kya Singleton=Savana Mars d. Tessa Smith=Anna Thomas 6-4, 6-1.

Mixed doubles: Jaylan Grennell-Bailey Butler (Natchez) d. Madisyn Brister-Bryson Brister 6-2, 2-6, 11-9.

Junior varsity results:  Ryan Nevels-Brantley Brister (LS) d Juan Hawkins-Jarren Daive (Natchez) 8-3.

Will McCullough-Kelsey Smith (LS) d Brandon Montgomery-Larry Campbell (Natchez) 8-4.

KiJuan Dukes (LS) d Tucker Hoeniges (Natchez) 8-3