BHS tennis wins district, prepares for state tourney

Published 1:00 pm Saturday, April 2, 2022

The Brookhaven High tennis team, coached by Stephanie Triplett and Maddie Hickman, captured the Region 5-5A tennis title this week in Natchez.

The Panthers will host East Central High on April 4 for a first round playoff match. The match begins at 3 p.m. at Brookhill on Natchez. The winner will face either Long Beach or South Jones in the second round. All 12 players for BHS also move on to the MHSAA state individual tournament in Oxford on April 27-28.

District champs for BHS were Lucy Allen and Caroline Kilpatrick in girls’ doubles, Sarah Todd Adcock and Lily Gray in girls’ doubles, Logan Case and Jeremiah Layton in boys’ doubles, Robert Adcock and David Sones in boys’ double, John Sones and Allie Grace McNeil in mixed doubles, Anna Grace McCreary in girls’ singles and Cohen Leggett in boys’ singles.

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