Kennett girls tennis team concludes regular season with win at Sikeston

Friday, September 28, 2012
Photo by Chris Pobst - SEMO News Service
Kennett's Alexa McPherson returns a shot against Sikeston's Ali Price Thursday at Sikeston High School.

SIKESTON, Mo. - The Kennett varsity girls tennis team concluded regular-season play Thursday with an 8-1 win against Sikeston.

"We finished the regular season strong," Kennett tennis coach Janet Hilburn said. "I'm very proud of my girls. We've had a good season. Now we have to get ready for team districts."

Kennett won the junior varsity contest 11-1.

Kennett's varsity (12-1) will begin play in its Class 1 district tournament Tuesday at 4 p.m. Kennett will host the winner of a Monday quarterfinal contest between fourth-seeded Sikeston and fifth-seeded Caruthersville.

View complete results from the Kennett-Sikeston match below:


Kelsey Dial (S) def. Anna Kay Hilburn 8-0

Darby Sparks (K) def. Martha Neel 8-1

Kate White (K) def. Jordan Powell 8-4

Kelsey Washburn (K) def. Geena Hooper 8-0

Kara Heeb (K) def. Emma Ferrell 8-1

Alexa McPherson (K) def. Ali Price 8-6


Hilburn-Sparks (K) def. Dial-Neel 8-6

White-Washburn (K) def. Powell-Price 8-6

Heeb-McPherson (K) def. Hooper-Ferrell 8-0


Taylor Decker (K) def. Janai Ivory 6-4

Maddie Wood (K) def. Alana Ellis 6-1

Alli Mowrer (K) def. Julie Braden 6-2

Karah Brandt (K) def. Ashli Vaught 6-0

Carissa Oliver (K) def. Caroline Jackson 6-1

McKenna Dial (S) def. Sydney Davis 6-3

Anna Brooks (K) def. Brianna Basham 6-5

Alli Mowrer (K) def. Alana Basham 6-4

Anna Brooks (K) def. K. Butler 6-0


Decker-Wood (K) def. Reed-Thatch 6-0

Mowrer-Brandt (K) def. Jones-Baker 6-2

Oliver-Davis (K) def. Mannon-Henson 6-3

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