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Ole Brook tennis falls to Stone County

Daily Leader / Photo submitted / Brookhaven's Dalton Fortado returns a serve in mixed double action against Stone County Friday.

Daily Leader / Photo submitted / Brookhaven’s Dalton Fortado returns a serve in mixed doubles action against Stone County Friday.

The Ole Brook Panthers tennis team ended the season with a 9-3 record overall and finished runners-up in the South State finals.

Stone County defeated the Panthers in a 7-0 Friday and will advance to the finals.

Brookhaven has 10 players who qualified for the State Individual tennis tournament that will be held May 9-11 at Parham Bridges Tennis Center in Jackson.

Competing in the state individual tournament are: Daniel Panzica in the boys’ singles; Sarah Grace Evans in girls’ singles; Daniel Clark, Will Moak, Cooper Patterson and Michael Haynes Hutson in boys’ doubles; Lea Allen and Alice Anne Walker in girls’ doubles; and in mixed doubles, Maggie Massengill and Dalton Fortado.

Stone Co. 7, Brookhaven 0

Boys singles: Daniel Panzica (BHS) was defeated by Noah Rowell 6-4, 6-2.

Girls singles: Sarah Grace Evans (BHS) was defeated by Beth Owens 6-2, 6-0.

Boys No. 1 doubles: Daniel Clark and Will Moak (BHS) were defeated by Blake Beech and Reid Cudd 6-0, 6-0.

Boys No. 2 doubles: Cooper Patterson and Michael Haynes Hutson(BHS) were defeated by Mateo Escaner and Will Ladner 6-3, 6-0.

Girls No. 1 doubles: Alice Anne Walker and Lea Allen (BHS) were defeated by Laurel Buckley and Victoria Alexander 6-4, 7-6.

Girls No. 2 doubles: Mackenzie Jackson and Abbigail Jones (BHS) were defeated by Kaylen Bond and Brenna Rosetti 6-3, 6-4.

Mixed doubles: Maggie Massengill and Dalton Fortado (BHS) were defeated by Trey Wegner and RiAnne Taylor 6-3, 6-1.