BHS tennis takes out 6A Brandon — Ole Brook Panthers return from spring break to handle Natchez, Brandon

Published 7:04 pm Thursday, March 22, 2018

The Ole Brook tennis team is 2-0 this week after defeating Natchez Monday and taking down 6A powerhouse Brandon Tuesday.

The singles matches against Brandon were both long and hard-fought. Sarah Grace Evans defeated Laura Lee 7-5, 7-6. The boys’ singles match was the final varsity match playing, and with the team matches tied at 3-3 Braxton Wallis defeated a determined Pablo Molero 6-4, 6-7, 1-0. 

Other match results were:

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No. 1 boys doubles — Daniel Panzica/Jonah Clark defeated John West/Jack Owens 6-3, 6-1.

No. 2 boys doubles — Will Moak/Sam Allen defeated Thomas Barnett/K. Guest 6-2, 6-2.

No. 1 girls doubles — Maggie Massengill/Lea Allen lost to Caroline Van/Maddie Byren 6-3, 6-3.

No. 2 girls doubles — Abbigail Jones/Gracey Massengill lost to Sarah Cline/Kate Bass 6-1, 6-1.

Mixed doubles — Gray Anding/Madeline King lost to J.C. Altman/ Laine Marten 6-2, 6-1.

In junior varsity action all players took the court but only five matches were completed due to time limits. BHS won 4-1.

Completed matches were:

Rivers Gray/Logan Case defeated Reid/Grace 6-0.

Tennijah Smith/Maddie Boyte defeated Jayne Bass/Caroline Altman 6-0.

McLain Henderson/Pierce Legg defeated Aaron Fortenberry/Riley McGregor 6-2.

James Gardner/Logan Case defeated Mason Ellis/Luke Bruntlett 6-0.

David Sones/Jeremiah Layton lost to Dupart/Tripp 6-4.

Today the Panthers host district opponent Wingfield at Brookhill Tennis Center beginning at 4 p.m.

Story by BHS tennis coach Becky Green