KENNETT - The Sikeston tennis team opened its season on Thursday with a 9-0 victory at Kennett.
Sikeston swept through the singles and doubles play with very few tough matches.
"Good way to start the year and get a match in," said Sikeston tennis coach Brian James. "It's good to play somebody besides each other. Overall I thought we played very well today."
In singles, Peter Jones beat Frank Carter 8-5; Chris Robey beat Brandon Burcham 8-1; Marc Leible beat Stephen Rooney 8-1; Kyle Weeks beat Matt Collins 8-2; Sam Zhao beat Tyler Carter 8-6; and Grant Ingram beat Dustin Harris 8-4.
In doubles, Jones/Robey beat Carter/Burcham 8-1; Leible/Weeks beat Rooney/Carter 8-5; and Zhao/Ingram beat Harris/Collins 8-6.
Sikeston's junior varsity also rolled with Logan Wagoner, Matt Strom, Chris Matthews, Logan Hampton and Kyle Howard all posting singles victories.
Sikeston will host Dexter on Thursday at 4 p.m.