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Hornets edge Pisgah in tennis action

Daily Leader / Photo submitted / Loyd Star's Brantley Brister helps his teams capture a win in boys No. 1 doubles action against Pisgah.

Daily Leader / Photo submitted / Loyd Star’s Brantley Brister helps his teams capture a win in boys No. 1 doubles action against Pisgah.

The Loyd Star Hornets defeated the Pisgah Dragons 4-3 in tennis action Wednesday at the Brookhaven city courts.

Loyd Star was victorious in girls singles, girls No. 1 double and boys No. 1 and No. 2 doubles.

The Hornets, coach by Rhonda Hart, will return to action March 31 as they host the North Pike Jaguars at the Brookhaven city court. Matches begin at 4 p.m.

 Loyd Star 4, Pisgah 3

Girls singles: Ashlyn Locke (LS) d. Rachel Lawrence (Pisgah) 6-0, 6-0.

Boys singles: Corey Jones (Pisgah) d. Gavin Thomas (LS) 6-0, 6-1.

Boys No. 1 doubles: Connor Crosby/Blayne Brister (LS) d. Omar Smith/Jonathan Morgan (Pisgah) 6-4, 6-0.

Boys No. 2 doubles: Brantley Brister/Reid Butler (LS) d. Chandler Stribling/Damian Watson (Pisgah) 6-4, 3-6, 10-6.

Girls No. 1 Doubles: Morgyn Brister/Caylee Yarborough (LS) d. Madison Crapps/Brittney Gerlinger (Pisgah) 6-4, 6-3.

Girls No. 2 Doubles: Caleigh Parker/ Emily Evans (Pisgah) d. Anna Thomas/Tessa Smith (LS) 6-2, 6-3.

Mixed Doubles: Payton Jones/ Courtney Robinson d. Madisyn Brister/Bryson Brister (LS) 6-3, 7-5.