Panther tennis tops Picayune

Published 9:43 pm Friday, April 12, 2019

The Brookhaven High tennis team won their opening round matchup against Picayune Thursday in the MHSAA 5A Team Tournament.

The boys No. 1 doubles team of Daniel Panzica and Braxton Wallis won by forfeit as did the No. 2 doubles team of Jonah Clark and Sam Allen.

In No. 1 girls doubles the Lady Panthers duo of Rivers Gray and Madeline King beat Brittany Kellar and Bailey Billiot 6-1, 6-3. No. 2 girls doubles Gracey Massengill and Lily Gray swept their Picayune counterparts 6-0, 6-0.

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The mixed doubles team of Maddie Boyte and Gray Anding won 6-0, 6-1. Picayune picked up singles wins with Joseph Massengill beating James Gardner and Sara Polson defeating Victoria Sitting of BHS in a close match.

The Panthers and coach Nancy Fisher are back in action Monday when they travel to play Stone County at 4 p.m.