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BHS picks up four wins in state tourney

The Brookhaven tennis team picked up four wins in the MHSAA individual state tournament in Oxford Monday afternoon.

The Panthers got the wins in boys’ single, both boys’ doubles matches and one mixed doubles match.

The Panthers competed against the best of the best in the state tournament and came away with a winning record in day one.

The four winning pairs have moved on to the next round with the wins Monday.

In the first match of the day with girls’ doubles, Carlye Cochran of Wayne County defeated Maddalynn Boyte of Brookhaven in straight sets 6-3, 6-3.

In boys’ singles, Daniel Panzica of Brookhaven took down Ramon Jackson of Lainer in straight sets 6-0, 6-2.

In the first boys’ doubles match, Will Moak and Dalton Fortado continued their winning ways and defeated Jonathan Gonzales and Yorch Potentio of Laurel in straight sets 6-4, 7-5. In the second boys’ doubles match, Michael Haynes Hutson and Braxton Wallis of Brookhaven defeated Michael Floyd and Quinton Chase of Center Hill in straight sets 6-2, 6-1.

In the first girls’ doubles match, Hannah Johnson and Crawford Pieroni of Germantown took down Abbigail Jones and Maggie Massengill of Ole Brook in straight sets 6-0, 6-3. In the second girls’ doubles match, Noelle King and Koda Shaw of Stone County defeated Alice Anne Walker and Lea Allen of Ole Brook in straight sets 6-3, 6-0.

In mixed doubles, Cooper Patterson and Mackenzie Jackson of Ole Brook took down Madison McCullum and Logan Miller of Wayne County in straight sets 6-1, 7-6.