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MAAA tennis teams are ready for MAAA tourney

IRONTON – The Potosi Lady Trojans tennis team found success on Monday when they visited the Arcadia Valley Lady Tigers. Potosi dominated the meet by the score of 6-1

Arcadia Valley’s only win of the afternoon came from the No. 3 doubles team. Kelly Besemer and Sarah Volner triumphed 8-3 over Katherine Nickelson and Kristen Sansoucie.

Jessica Deal and Adrieene Simpelo defeated Jessie Jones and Kayla Gottman in the No. 1 doubles and Kristina Brown and Sarah Partney triumphed over Lacee Cofer and Jayne Rey in the No. 2 doubles match both by the score of 8-4. Deal won the No. 1 singles match over Jones and Partney came out on top in the No. 4 singles over Besemer both by the same score.

Simpelo emerged victorious over Gottman and Brown won her match over Cofer by the score of 8-3.

Farmington 7, Potosi 2

POTOSI – The Farmington Knightettes finally got to play on Potosi’s new tennis courts Tuesday as the two teams made up a rain-out meet from earlier in the season. The Knightettes played well on the new surface as they won 7-2 over the Lady Trojans.

The Knightettes won all three doubles matches with Ashtyn Miller and Sarah Barks defeating Jessica Deal and Adrienne Simpelo 8-3, Stephanie Forsythe and Ashley Hammers combined for an 8-1 win over Kristina Brown and Sarah Partney, and Brittney Murray and Sidni Bloom ran the table with an 8-0 win over Katherine Nickelson and Kristen Sansoucie.

In singles Miller beat deal 8-2, Barks shut out Simpelo 8-0, Forsythe edged out Nickelson 8-6, and Alicia Murray blanked Sansoucie 8-0. Potosi’s two wins were by Brown over Jessi Bayless 8-4, andd Partney over Monica Wolo 8-3.

Sikeston 7, Fredericktown 2

SIKESTON – The Fredericktown Lady Cats continued their woes on Tuesday as they lost for the second straight day this week, this time 7-2 to Sikeston.

Only Jodie Cooper, who won by forfeit, and Rachel Page were able to win their singles matches for the Lady Cats two wins.

Cooper and Courtney Kemp nearly won their doubles match but finally fell to Sikeston’s No. 1 pair by a a score of 9-7.Desiree Beckham and Page lost 8-2, and Jenna Montgomery and Samantha Snow lost 8-1.

In singles, Kemp pushed Jenny Dewitt before falling out to an 8-5 score. Beckham lost 8-3, Montgomery dropped an 8-2 loss, and Snow was beaten by a score of 8-1.

All five of the conference teams will participate in the MAAA conference tournament on Thursday. Farmington will first have a match at home against Jackson today.

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