NHS tennis falls to Thomas Jefferson

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Nevada Daily Mail

JOPLIN--Thomas Jefferson defeated Nevada 6-3 in varsity girls tennis action on Tuesday. The Tigers had two wins during singles play and one win in doubles.

Nevada sophomore Jessica DeCocq defeated Rebecca Humphreys 8-4 at number-four singles and Lauren Phillips of Nevada beat Heather Smith 8-2 at number-six singles.

At number-one singles, Thomas Jefferson's Shannon Clark edged Leah Creasy 9-7. Ophelia Chen handled Regan Kimbrough 8-1 at number-two singles and Thisbe Scholfield-Johnson got past Cubbage 9-7 in the number-three singles match.

Evadna Rodriquez defeated Nevada's Brandi Perrin 8-2 at number-five singles.

In doubles action, Nevada's Perrin and Phillips defeated Evadna Rodriquez and Heather Smith 8-2 at number-three.

At number-one doubles, Clark and Chen edged Creasy and Kimbrough 8-6. Johnson and Humphreys defeated DeCocq and Kierstin Lanham at number-two doubles.

The NHS tennis team (4-5) is home today against Carthage at 4:30 p.m.

Singles

Shannon Clark, TJ, def. Leah Creasy, 9-7.

Ophelia Chen, TJ, def. Regan Kimbrough, 8-1.

Thisbe Scholfield-Johnson, TJ, def. Alexa Cubbage, 9-7.

Jessica DeCocq, NEV, def. Rebecca Humphreys, 8-4.

Evadna Rodriquez, TJ, def. Brandi Perrin, 8-2.

Lauren Phillips, def. Heather Smith, 8-2.

Doubles

Clark/Chen def. Creasy/Kimbrough, 8-6.

Johnson/Humphreys def. DeCocq/Kierstin Lanham, 8-1.

Perrin/Phillips def. Rodriquez/Smith, 8-2.

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