Meridian netters defeat JCJC

Written By: Shawn Wansley
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Date Submitted: 2011-03-02 20:16:39

 By Shawn Wansley

JCJC Sports Information Director
ELLISVILLE – The Meridian Community College tennis teams swept Jones County Junior College here Wednesday afternoon at the Bobcat Tennis Courts.

The Lady Eagles blanked JCJC, 9-0, while the MCC men downed the Bobcats, 7-2.

Jones will go on the road to Holmes Community College for a 2 p.m. match on Thursday. Also, the Bobcats have rescheduled their matches with Co-Lin. JCJC will now host the Wolves on March 10 and will visit Co-Lin on April 4.

Eagles 7, Bobcats 2

JCJC won the No. 4 singles and the No. 3 doubles’ points, as they fell to 1-1 on the young season.

Armand Deniakos outlasted Zack Marroy in No. 4 singles, 6-7 (4), 7-5, 10-7. JCJC’s Mitchell Smith and Casper Wansley claimed No. 3 doubles with a 9-8 (4) decision over Trey Webb and Will Huntingdon.

In No. 1 singles, MCC’s Matic Leskovar beat Sam Thorold, 6-4, 6-2. Simon Bardell won No. 2 singles over Nick Williams, 6-1, 6-2. Andrew Yepes captured No. 3 singles over Cade Sherman, 6-4, 6-3. Huntingdon claimed No. 5 singles over Smith, 6-3, 6-4. Webb edged Wansley in No. 6 singles, 4-6, 6-4, 11-9.

In No. 1 doubles, Leskovar and Bardell beat Thorold and Williams, 8-2, while Yepes and Marroy downed Williams and Deniakos, 8-6, in No. 2 doubles.

In an extra match, JCJC’s Josh Agee defeated Chris Kolb, 6-2, 6-0.

Lady Eagles 9, Lady Bobcats 0

Monica Rekkedal beat Rachel Jefcoat, 6-0, 6-1, in No. 1 singles, while Savannah Zachry downed Arlette Cochran, 6-0, 6-2, in No. 2 singles. Indi Mire defeated Brandy Freeman, 6-4, 6-0, in No. 3 singles and Kaley Allen downed Alison Rudolph, 6-3, 6-2, in No. 4 singles. Shelly Munn beat Lauren Carpenter, 6-3, 6-2, in No. 5 singles and Cecilly Monsour defeated Amber Long, 6-3, 6-2, in No. 6 singles.

Mire and Zachry beat Jefcoat and Rudolph, 8-2, in No. 1 doubles, Rekedall and Munn defeated Cochran and Freeman, 8-2, in No. 2 doubles and Monsour and Allen beat Carpenter and Long, 8-1, in No. 3 doubles.

The Lady Bobcats are now 1-1 on the season.


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