BA tennis plays for 4A state today

Published 9:00 am Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Brookhaven Academy will look to bring back first-place finishes from the River City today as Vicksburg hosts the MAIS 4A State Tournament.

The duo of August Sullivan and Rob Johnson is coming off a championship performance in the South State Tournament hosted by BA.

Sullivan and Johnson defeated a team from Park Place Christian in the semifinals and a duo from Cathedral School in the championship match.

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BA tennis coach Sydney Moak also saw her girls’ doubles team of twins Emma and Lillie Gates make the state tourney. After beating competitors from Hartfield Academy in the semis, the Gates sisters dropped their South State title match to a team from St. Aloysius.

Mallory Nations of BA also qualified for state as a singles player. She took out an opponent from St. Al in the semis before losing to a Hartfield player in the finals.