POTOSI – The Farmington Knightettes placed first in five of the nine events in the MAAA Conference Tournament on Thursday to claim first place with 19 points, outscoring both Fredericktown with 13 and Potosi with 12. Potosi and Arcadia Valley tied for fourth with five points each.
The Knightettes took first in two of the three doubles, and also won first in No. 1, 2 and 3 singles as well as first place in the J.V. Tournament.
Farmington’s Amanda Brady and Anna Slinkard were 8-4 winners over Fredericktown’s Haley Holliday and Kayla Pinkley in the No. 1 doubles championship match, and Carley Nixon and Carli Pashia won the third-place match 8-4.
Grayson Cummins teamed up with Martha Schwalenberg for first-place in No. 2 doubles, defeating Arcadia Valley’s Lillian Tripp and Janae Fisher, 8-6. Fredericktown’s Brianna Sarakas and Maddie Rehkop placed third with an 8-3 win.
Potosi’s Kate Goza and Emily Gray took first in No. 3 doubles winning in a 7-5 tiebreak over Fredericktown’s Morgan Brunk and Cheyenne Cole. Madison Smith and Jade Hall placed third for Farmington.
In No. 1 singles, Brady was able to hang on after leading 7-1 to finally win 8-4 over North County’s Molly McBride in their championship match. Holliday placed third with an 8-3 win.
Schwalenberg won the No. 2 singles with an 8-2 win over Pinkley, and Breanna Hamilton took third with a win by forfeit.
Anna Slinkard was victorious in the No. 3 singles championship match, 8-2, over Sarakas, and Arcadia Valley’s Jordan Boushie edged out Potosi’s Alexis Knapp 8-6 to place third.
Maci Bennett claimed a first-place medal in No. 4 singles for Potosi. Bennett defeated Rehkop of Fredericktown, 8-2. Fisher placed third with an 8-6 win over Cummins.
Kate Goza matched Bennett’s efforts for Potosi by winning the No. 5 singles match, 8-5, over Smith of Farmington. Brunk placed third for Fredericktown with an 8-6 win over North County’s Briley Rokan.
Justine Collier picked up the only first-place medal that did not go to a Potosi or Farmington player as she championed the No. 6 singles bracket for North County by defeating Potosi’s Megan Arnold. Jade Hall took third for Farmington.
Farmington’s Erin Coleman won out over a field of 17 players in the Junior Varsity Tournament, winning four matches with a 6-2 win in the championship match.