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Tennis team blanks Chaffee

Tuesday, September 9, 2003

(Photo)
Sikeston's Brittney Bohannon returns a serve to Chaffee's Stefanie Whitaker in Monday's varsity singles
(Photo by David Jenkins, Staff)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston tennis team improved to 3-0 on the season with a 9-0 victory against Chaffee on Monday at the Sikeston High School tennis courts.

None of the matches were close as six of the nine played were 8-0 shutouts.

"The girls had a great day," said Sikeston head coach Lynne DeWitt. "We played hard. We will have a tough match (today) against Jackson."

In singles, Elizabeth Killion, Lindsay Leible, Jeri Nichols, Chelsea Gilliland and Brittney Bohannon all won 8-0. Charlie Richey defeated Shelley Rice 8-1.

Killion beat Casey Guzman, Leible beat Mallory Kiefer, Nichols beat Amy Holmes, Gilliland beat Brittney Koch and Bohannon beat Stefanie Whitaker.

In doubles, Killion and Richey beat Guzman and Rice 8-1. Leible and Nichols beat Kiefer and Holmes 8-0 and Gilliland and Bohannon beat Koch and Tara Propst 8-1.

Sikeston won the junior varsity match 3-0.

Jessica Colwick and Emily Bowman each posted singles victories.

Lindsey James and Hallie Lambert won their doubles match.

Sikeston will host Jackson today at 4 p.m.