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Marion blanks Sikeston netters 9-0

Friday, April 20, 2012

Sikeston tennis player Josh Bill sends a shot over the net against Marion, Ill., Thursday while his doubles partner, Brandon Goodwin (right), looks on at the Sikeston Public Tennis Courts at Sikeston High School.
(Photo by Chris Pobst, Staff)

SIKESTON -- Visiting Marion, Ill., swept the Sikeston Bulldogs 9-0 Thursday at the Sikeston Public Tennis Courts at Sikeston High School.

Senior Josh Bill went into a tiebreaker with Marion's number one, Pablo Cuartas, after tying 8-8. Bill fell 7-2 in the tiebreaker.

Sikeston will participate in the Poplar Bluff Invitational Saturday.

The Sikeston junior varsity also lost 3-0.

Results are as follows:

Varsity Singles

1. Pablo Cuartas (M) def. Josh Bill (S), 8-8 (2-7)

2. Trent Pyrnell (M) def. Brandon Goodwin (S), 8-2

3. Sonny Perry (M) def. Jimmy Hines (S), 8-2

4. Alex Byrne (M) def. Layton Jones (S), 8-2

5. D. Robinson (M) def. Christian Rehder (S), 8-0

6. Luke O'Neil (M) def. Wade Gadberry (S), 8-2

Varsity Doubles

1. O'Neil/B. Fox (M) def. Bill/Goodwin (S), 8-4

2. R. Dalton/C. Phelps (M) def. Hines/Jones (S), 8-8 (7-2)

3. J. Baxter/A. Allen (M) def. Rehder/Gadberry (S), 8-5

Junior Varsity Singles

1. S. Johnson (M) def. Adam Smith (S), 6-1

2. A. Hope (M) def. Luis Guevarra (S), 6-0

Junior Varsity Doubles

1. Weaver/Johnson (M) def. Smith/Guevarra (S), 6-1