Special to SEGAZINE
The Brantley County Middle School Lady Herons tennis team was at it again when it defeated the Lady Rams of Appling 5-0 last week. Leading the way was Brantley’s Caitlyn Morgan winning 8-5 against Appling’s Carissa Bass at #1 singles. At #2 singles was Emily Miller winning 8-2 over Halee Leggett. Lauryn Boyd rounded out the top three for the Lady Herons by winning at #3 singles with an 8-3 score over Anna Bell. At #1 doubles, Lacey Cummings and Macie Allen won 8-3 over Kayla McCutchin and Sydney Cauley. With a score of 8-1, the Brantley’s #2 doubles team of Karsyn Rowell and Jacee Thomas defeated Mary Addison and Hannah Bennett.
Winning big again for the boys team was Kyle Chapman of Brantley who defeated Rusty Tracey 8-1 at #1 singles. Winning the only match of the day that was decided by a tiebreaker was Kade Chapman who won 9-8 over Appling’s Luke Lightsey at #2 singles. At #3 singles, Brantley’s Grant Jacobs won with a score of 8-2 over Thomas Lawrence. The fourth win for the Herons came from Luke Courson and Jackson Whisenant at #1 doubles. The duo defeated Appling’s #1 doubles with an 8-3 score. Nick Alligood and Austin Miller of Brantley lost a close 7-9 match at #2 doubles.