CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs tennis team dropped their first season opener to Carbondale 8-1 on Tuesday afternoon.
"Carbondale is always a good measuring stick for us because they always have a strong team and have a couple of matches under their belts when we face them," said Sikeston coach Russ Dial. "Winning a few games against a team like Carbondale is a positive sign looking forward to our district opponents. Additionally we found we found out we have lots of room for improvement."
Sikeston's lone win in varsity action came in doubles when Kristin King and Alana Ellis defeated Lauren Butler and Airx Hiller 6-4.
1. Shan Shan Ge (C) def. Kelsey Dial (S), 8-6
2. Erika Borgsmiller (C) def. Martha Neel (S), 8-2
3. Simone Corpara (C) def. Geena Hooper (S), 8-3
4. Komal Chaundry (C) def. Emma Ferrell (S), 8-0
5. Lauren Butler (C) def. Kristin King (S), 8-0
6. Airx Hiller (C) def. Alana Ellis (S), 8-0
1. Corpara/Borgsmiller (C) def. Dial/Hooper (S), 8-2
2. Clark/Chaundry (C) def. Neel/Ferrell (S), 8-3
3. King/Ellis (S) def. Butler/Hiller (C), 6-4
Liv Clark Kittleson (C) def. Ashli Vaught (S), 8-2
Arielle Jackson (C) def. Ernesha Bland (S), 8-0
Jayne Shahmuzula (C) def. Julie Braden (C), 8-0
Leah Flores (C) def. Amanda Allen (S), 8-1
Manisha Singh (C) def. Mallory Gardner (S), 8-5
Kaitlyn Sherwood (C) def. Sydney Helms (S), 8-3
Chanchili Agaual (C) def. McKeena Dial (S), 8-1
Arielle Jackson (C) def. Janai Ivory (S), 8-0