(Photo by David Jenkins, Staff)
KENNETT -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs tennis team lost on the road to the Kennett Lady Indians 6-3 on Thursday afternoon.
Sikeston's Jenni DeWitt kept her undefeated singles season going with an 8-1 win over Kennett's Brooke Burcham. Danielle Ahlfield knocked off the Lady Indians' Christy Doughter 8-3 for Sikeston's only other singles win.
In the match of the day, Kennett's Hanna Lack defeated Campbell Moore 9-8 (7-3 in the tiebreaker). "Campbell lost, but it was a very well played match," said Sikeston coach Lynne DeWitt.
DeWitt then teamed with Moore in doubles and defeated Kennett's team of Burcham and Susan Shetley 8-3 for the Lady Bulldogs' only other win.
"The girls had some exciting matches," coach DeWitt said. "Jenni and Danielle played great in singles and the doubles match with Jenni and Campbell was good as well. Both teams had some really good shots."
Varsity singles results:
1. Jenni DeWitt (S) def. Brook Burcham (K), 8-1
2. Hanna Lack (K) def. Campbell Moore (S), 9-8 (7-3)
3. Danielle Ahlfield (S) def. Christy Doughter (K), 8-3
4. Susan Shetley (K) def. Megan Underhill (S), 8-2
5. Megan Walker (K) def. Hannah Moore (S), 8-5
6. Anna Grantham (K) def. Caroline Murray (S), 8-1
Varsity doubles results
1. DeWitt/Moore (S) def. Burcham/Shetley (K), 8-3
2. Lack/Doughter (K) def. Ahlfield/Underhill (S), 8-1
3. Walker/Grantham (K) def. H. Moore/Murray (S), 8-2
Junior varsity singles
Jacarra Lampkin (S) def. Melanie Snipes (K), 6-2
Mileah Baker (K) def. Mallorie Collins (S), 6-1
Junior varsity doubles
Lampkin/Collins (S) def. Bordin/White, 7-6 (6-2)
Sikeston will be in action again on Monday when they host Cape Central at 4 p.m.