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SHS wins first match of season

Friday, April 15, 2011

Sikeston's Will Hamlin reaches out for a forehand in doubles action against Charleston on Thursday afternoon.
(Photo by David Jenkins, Staff)

SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldog tennis team earned their first win of the season on Thursday, defeating Charleston 7-0 at the Sikeston High School tennis courts.

"Hopefully this match will allow us to stay confident about our season," said Sikeston coach Russ Dial. "It was a much needed win."

Sikeston will be in action again on Monday when they host Poplar Bluff at 4 p.m.

Varsity singles

1. Jacob Alsup (S) def. Eric Tidwell (C), 8-1

2. Ben Priday (S) def. Tyler Karnes (C), 8-2

3. Will Hamlin (S) def. Brandon Robbins (C), 8-0

4. Jimmy Hines (S) def. Dylan Jolly (C), 8-1

5. Brandon Goodwin (S) def. Otivist Fennell (C), 6-2

Varsity doubles

1. Alsup/Priday (S) def. Tidwell/Karnes (C), 8-3

2. Hamlin/Hines (S) def. Robbins/Fennell (C), 8-0

Exhibition singles

Wes Kelly (S) def. Robbins (C), 6-4

Tidwell (C) def. Wade Gadeberry (S), 6-4

Devon Martin (S) def. Karnes (C), 6-2

Exhibition doubles

Goodwin/Giovanni Walker (S) def. Jolly/Fennell (C), 6-1

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