Piggott girls tennis team improves to 3-1

Wednesday, September 17, 2003

The Piggott girls tennis team defeated Trumann last Monday afternoon 3-1, improving their season record to 2-0.

In singles play, Courtney Dunlap defeated Megan McWayne, a state qualifier last year, 6-4. Krystal bedwell cruised past Leah Smith, 6-1, and sweeping the singles for Piggott was Dara Binkley by defeating Michelle Lucas, 6-4.

Crystal Chambers/Erica Redmon lost in doubles play, 6-2, to McWayne/Lucas.

Trey Sutfina picked up the only win for the boys with a 6-1 decision over Merritt Davis. Jared Vaughn fell to Joe Timbs, 6-1, and Zach White lost, 6-2, to Blake Wright.

The same day against EPC, the girls fell, 9-4, to the Lady Warriors. Dunlap, Bedwell, Redmon, and Jennifer Wallace each posted wins in singles play. Binkley, Allie Rodery, Chambers, Ty Hahn and Bedwell each suffered losses in the match. EPC swept doubles play with Laura Jett/Ashley Holifield, Heather Johnson/Amanda Howell, Morgan Mikel/Fallon McChristian, and Heather Roberts/Laura Dover all losing their matches.

The Piggott boys fell to the Warriors, 9-1. Zach White notched the lone Piggott boys win in singles play.

The following afternoon, the Piggott girls fell to Highland, 8-3. In singles play, Dunlap defeated Elin Jalmistag, 6-1, Redmon won, 6-4, over Ramona Colwell, and Wallace notched a 7-5 win over Brittni Morgan. Rodery fell 6-0, Chambers was defeated 6-3, Hahn lost her match 6-4, and Johnson was defeated 6-3.

Highland won all four doubles matches.

The Piggott boys were victorious over Highland, 2-1. Vaughn won a close set, 7-5 over Jeremy Hansen, and Sutfin notched a 6-3 win over Joseph Herum.

Daniel Parker/Anthony Pickering lost the only boys doubles event, 6-4.

Versus Pocahontas, the Piggott girls claimed a 6-4 win. Posting wins for the Mohawks were Dunlap, Chambers, Jett, and Katie Smart.

In doubles play, Binkley/Bedwell aced a 6-0 shutout, and Johnson/Howell were victorious, 6-3.

Vaughn and Sutfin were victors in singles play as Piggott fell, 5-3.

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