The varsity girls tennis team defeated Benton Central 4-1 Tuesday in their season opener. It was great to start the year off with a win after being away from matchplay for nearly 700 days.
1 Singles Lindsey Coffman won 6-0, 6-1
2 Singles Katie Jahn won 6-3, 6-0
3 Singles Marli Ransom won 6-3, 6-1
And the 2 Doubles team of Jaden Maze/Makaila Arnold won a close match, splitting the first two sets 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, before winning a super tiebreak (10-4) in lieu of a third set.
The 1 Doubles team of Kaley Hawkins and Rachael Coleman had a strong showing in their second set but were ultimately defeated 0-6, 4-6.
The JV squad played 8 matches and came up short of a team victory, but had individual wins from Leelah Fettig, Olivia Neff, and Jada Smith.
The Stars will host Lafayette Jeff Wednesday at 5:30 for their first home match of the new season.