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Kennett girls tennis team wins Notre Dame Invitational

Saturday, September 29, 2012

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Pictured is the Kennett tennis team with its first-place plaque from the Notre Dame Invitational Tournament. Kennett defeated Notre Dame, Dexter and Cape Central Saturday to win the four-team round robin event.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The Kennett varsity girls tennis team swept the field at the first annual Notre Dame Invitational tennis tournament Saturday.

Kennett went 3-0 at the round robin tournament. Kennett defeated Notre Dame 3-2 in its first game, beat Dexter 4-1 in its second game and collected a 4-1 win against Cape Central in its final game.

Kennett extended its winning streak to 15 games with the victories.

Kennett (15-1) is the No. 1 seed in its Class 1 district tournament. Kennett will host its district semifinal Tuesday at 4 p.m. Kennett, which is the five-time defending district champion, will play the winner of a Monday quarterfinal game between fourth-seeded Sikeston and fifth-seeded Caruthersville.

View complete results from Kennett's matches at the Notre Dame tournament below:

Kennett def. Notre Dame 3-2

SINGLES

Anna Kay Hilburn (K) def. Adele Soatar 6-2, 6-1

Darby Sparks (K) def. Emily Young 6-3, 6-3

DOUBLES

Carly Hopkins-Reagan Kapp (ND) def. Kate White-Kelsey Washburn 6-3, 6-0

Anna Unterreiner-Maddie Walker (ND) def. Kara Heeb-Alexa McPherson 7-6 (7-1), 6-1

Taylor Decker-Maddie Wood (K) def. Tatum Dodd-Gretta Goodin 6-3, 6-3

Kennett def. Dexter 4-1

SINGLES

Anna Kay Hilburn (K) def. Erica Morgan 6-0, 6-0

Darby Sparks (K) wins by default

DOUBLES

Kate White-Kelsey Washburn (K) def. Bailey Cooper-Allison Jarrell 6-3, 6-4

Makala Waldner-Katelyn Frazier (D) def. Kara Heeb-Alexa McPherson 6-4, 6-7 (6-8), 10-7

Taylor Decker-Maddie Wood (K) def. Brianna Roberts-Kaylee Howard 6-1, 6-1

Kennett def. Cape Central 4-1

SINGLES

Anna Kay Hilburn (K) def. Sydney Messerli 6-0, 6-2

Darby Sparks (K) def. Amanda Webb 6-0, 6-0

DOUBLES

Kate White-Kelsey Washburn (K) def. Faith Tegel-Ashley Westbrook 6-0, 6-3

Caroline Retter-Josey Powell (C) def. Kara Heeb-Alexa McPherson 6-2, 2-6, 10-2

Taylor Decker-Maddie Wood (K) def. Paige Messerli-Rachel Williams 6-0, 6-0



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