From Staff Reports
Athens Bible defeated Whitesburg Christian 8-1 in varsity girls’ tennis action Monday afternoon.
In doubles, Athens Bible’s Mary Ellen Coleman and April Petty defeated Allison Clark and Kendall Frawley 10-2. Taran Henson and Julie McFall defeated Jess Vaden and Ivy Scarlett of Whitesburg Christian 10-2. Allison Terry and Carly Hastings of Athens Bible also defeated Meagan Tate and Emma Ayer 10-2.
In singles, Petty defeated Clark 10-8. Henson defeated Tate 10-2 and McFall defeated Vaden 10-6. Whitesburg Christian’s Frawley defeated Terry 10-4. Athens Bible’s Hastings defeated Scarlett 10-0 and Ashley Winland defeated Ayer 10-0.
The win improves the Lady Trojans record to to 3-0. Athens Bible plays Athens High at 3:30 p.m. Thursday.
In other matches, Muscle Shoals swept Athens 9-0 in a Class 5A match.
In No. 1 singles, Sarah Rosales fell 4-6, 0-6 to Rebecca Remsburg. Aubrey Spry fell 1-6, 0-6 to Teri Barnett. Elizabeth Brunson fell 0-6, 0-6, Walker Sims fell 0-6, 1-6 and Zoe Jackson fell 4-6, 2-6.
In doubles, Sims and Rosales fell 1-6, 3-6 to Fennell and Monroe. Spry and Ellen Rodgers fell 0-6, 0-6 to Remsburg and Brocato, and Jackson and Brunson fell 1-6, 0-6 to Taylor and Barnett.
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