Brookhaven High stays perfect to start season with win at Oak Grove

Published 11:28 am Saturday, March 11, 2023

The Brookhaven High tennis team is off to a 7-0 start in match play to begin the 2023 season. On Thursday, the Panthers went to Hattiesburg and knocked 6A Oak Grove High from the ranks of the unbeaten with a 4-3 team win.

The Panthers also have a team win over Stone County High, a perennial MHSAA title contender. Ole Brook has wins against Warren Central, Vicksburg High, Natchez High, Florence High and North Pike as well.

BHS will be back at home on March 21 when they’ll host 6A Clinton High at Brookhill. They’ll also host 6A Brandon High on March 23 at Brookhill.

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Team members, front row, from left, Lily Gray, Sarah Todd Adcock, Lucy Allen, Anna Grace McCreary, Caroline Kilpatrick, Allie Grace McNeill; second row, from left, Ella Thompson, Lleyton Goza, Annie Stewart, Jenna Beth Townsend, Riley Murray; third row, from left, Anabel Gray, Claire Sones, Kenslie Bairfield, Ava Kate Bairfield, Sanya Graham, Addyson Foster; fourth row, from left, Will Simmons, James Belk, Brayden Mabry, Olivia Smith; fifth row, from left, Drew Sones, Ian Iles, Cohen Leggett, Tyndale Boerner, Isaac Iles, Josh Townsend; back row, from left, assistant coaches Devin Wallace and Meredith Miller, Eli Martin, Benton Legg, David Sones, John Sones, Robert Adcock, Jeremiah Layton and head coach Becky Green.