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Poplar Bluff hands Lady Bulldogs 6-3 loss at home

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Sikeston's Jordan Powell hits a forehand against Poplar Bluff Monday afternoon at Sikeston High School.
(Photo by David Jenkins, Staff)

SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs tennis team won three games against the visiting Poplar Bluff Lady Mules but lost the match, 6-3.

Sikeston's Kelsey Dial, Martha Neel and Ali Price all won their singles matches.

"I saw very good singles play from Kelsey, Martha and Ali," Sikeston head coach Russ Dial said.

Sikeston, who will travel to Charleston today to take on the Lady Bluejays at 4 p.m., was swept in doubles and also lost 6-3 in junior varsity competition.



Kelsey Dial (S) def. V. Bottorff (PB), 8-1

Martha Neel (S) def. A. Krishnan (PB), 8-5

S. Crites (PB) def. Jordan Powell (S), 8-4

S. Ward (PB) def. Geena Hooper (S), 8-0

A. Parekh (PB) def. Emma Ferrell (S), 8-2

Ali Price (S) def. A. Andrews (PB), 9-7


Bottorff/Crites (PB) def. Dial/Powell (S), 8-6

Krishnan/Parekh (PB) def. Neel/Price (S), 8-1

Ward/Andrews (PB) def. Hooper/Ferrell (S), 8-1

Junior Varsity


N. Hag (PB) def. J. Ivory (S), 6-1

S. Peters (PB) def. A. Ellis (S), 6-1

E. Bottorff (PB) def. J. Braden (S), 6-4

A. Vaught (S) def. M. Hickman (PB), 6-4

C. Jackson (S) def. K. Kanell (PB), 6-1


Peters/Hag (PB) def. Dial/Basham (S), 6-3

Bottorff/Hickman (PB) def. Basham/Reed (S), 6-2

Kanell/Hickman (PB) def. Thatch/Jones (S), 6-2

Sikeston Invitational Tournament

The Kennett Lady Indians tennis team dominated the Sikeston Invitational Tournament held at Sikeston Public High School over the weekend.

There was both a singles and doubles bracket. They each held eight participants.

Anna Kay Hilburn defeated her teammate Darby Sparks, 8-5 in the singles championship.

Fredericktown's Courtney Holliday and Myranda Schafer took home the doubles by defeating Kennett's Kelsey Washburn and Kate White.

Singles bracket


Anna Kay Hilburn (K) def. Catherine Small (C), 8-1

Martha Neel (S) def. Bryson Starkey (F), 8-0

Dazique Gillespie (C) def. Emily Ray (F), 8-2

Darby Sparks (K) def. Ally Price (S), 8-1


Hilburn (K) def. Neel (S), 8-1

Sparks (K) def. Gillespie (C), 8-1


Hilburn (K) def. Sparks (K), 8-5

Doubles bracket


Kate White-Kelsey Washburn (K) def. Samantha Risius-Madelyn Nally (C), 8-0

McKayla Tremaine-Haley Holliday (F) def. Geena Hooper-Emma Ferrell (S), 8-6

Courtney Holliday-Myranda Schafer (F) def. Gabby Brewer-Lexi Jones (C), 8-1

Kara Heeb-Alexa McPherson (K) def. Janai Ivory-Alana Ellis (S), 8-0


White-Washburn (K) def. Tremaine-Holliday (F), 8-1

Holliday-Schafer (F) def. Heeb-McPherson (K), 8-6


Holliday-Schafer (F) def. White-Washburn (K), 8-5