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SHS netters drop opener to Carbondale

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

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Sikeston's Jacarra Lampkin hits a return against Carbondale, Ill., on Tuesday afternoon as her partner Kelsey Dial looks on. Lampkin and Dial defeated Carbondale's Shan Shan Ge and Erica Borgsmiller 8-4 in the match.
(David Jenkins, Staff)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs tennis team opened the 2010 season with a 7-2 loss to the always-tough Carbondale, Ill., Terriers on Tuesday afternoon.

"Even though we didn't come out with a win for the team, I felt we played well for the first match of the season," said Sikeston coach Russ Dial.

Sikeston got a win in singles from Kelsey Dial who defeated Roni Jo LeForse 8-5. Dial teamed up with Jacarra Lampkin in doubles to defeat Shan Shan Ge and Erica Borgsmiller 8-4.

Lampkin fell in singles to highly-touted Shanaz Domeshdoost 8-1.

"Jacarra Lampkin's opponent, their number one, is a USTA Juniors player and probably the best Jacarra has ever faced, so it will be a good experience for her.

"Kelsey Dial played a mentally tough match, coming from behind to win."

In junior varsity, Sikeston fell to Carbondale 4-2 with Kristin King winning her singles match 8-5 and teamed with Alana Ellis to win 8-5 in doubles.

"Kristin King played well on the junior varsity level in her first match ever," Dial said. "We did well against a tough team."

Sikeston will be back in action on Thursday when they travel to Poplar Bluff.

Varsity

Singles

1. Shanaz Domeshdoost (C) def. Jacarra Lampkin (S), 8-1

2. Kelsey Dial (S) def. Roni Jo LeForce (C), 8-5

3. Shan Shan Ge (C) def. Brooke Partridge (S), 8-0

4. Erica Borgsmiller (C) def. Martha Neel (S), 8-2

5. Allison Gibson (C) def. Jessica Hutchcraft (S), 8-1

6. Jayne Shahmirzadi (C) def. Bailey Coleman (S), 8-1

Doubles

1. Lampkin/Dial (S) def. Ge/Borgsmiller (C), 8-4

2. Domeshdoost/LeForse (C) def. Partridge/Neel (S), 8-0

3. Gibson/Shahmirzadi (C) def. Hutchcraft/Coleman (S), 8-1

Junior Varsity

Singles

Simone Corpora (C) def. Emma Ferrell (S), 8-1

Komal Chaudhry (C) def. Chelsea Milam (S), 8-0

Kristin King (S) def. Alex Hilber (C), 8-5

Olivia Clark-Kihelsa (C) def. Kelly Braden (C), 8-1

Doubles

Corpora/Chaudhry (C) def. Ferrell/Milam (S), 8-1

King/Ellis (S) def. Hilber/Clark-Kihelsa (C), 8-5


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