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SHS netters drop opener

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

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Sikeston's Josh Bill hits a forehand against Marion, Ill., in doubles action on Tuesday at the Sikeston High School tennis courts. David Jenkins, Staff
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldog tennis team opened their season with a 9-0 loss to Marion, Ill., at home on Tuesday afternoon.

"Today we found out there is a huge amount of room for improvement in all areas of our game," said Sikeston coach Russ Dial. "The lack of experience was evident in our play.

"I was very pleased with the effort our guys gave and that was the one bright spot today."

The Sikeston junior varsity lost as well, 8-0.

Varsity results

Singles

1. Pablo Cuartos (M) def. Jacob Alsup (S), 8-1

2. Trent Purnell (M) def. Josh Bill (S), 3-0 injury

3. Sonny Perry (M) def. James Hines (S), 8-0

4. Alex Byrne (M) def. Will Hamlin (S), 8-1

5. Daniel Robinson (M) def. Ben Priday (S), 8-4

6. Luke O'Neil (M) def. Brandon Goodwin (S), 8-0

Doubles

1. Cuartos/O'Neil (M) def. Alsup/Bill (S), 8-2

2. Purnell/Perry (M) def. Hines/Hamlin (S), 8-1

3. Byrne/Ray (M) def. Priday/Goodwin (S), 8-0

Junior varsity results

Singles

7. Phelps (M) def. Alexander Hahn (S), 5-2

8. Allen (M) def. Devon Martin (S), 6-2

9. Frick (M) def. Giovanni Walker (S), 6-1

10. Atkisson (M) def. Wesley Kelly (S), 6-4

11. Woodard (M) def. Gadberry (S), 6-0

Doubles

Robinson/Dalton (M) def. Hahn/Martin (S), 6-0

Holst/Wilson (M) def. Walker/Kelly (S), 6-0

Johnson/Fox (M) def. Gadberry/Goodwin (S), 6-3


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