Shelbyville Daily Union

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October 11, 2013

Lady Rams sweep Lanphier

Shelbyville girls tennis beat Springfield Lanphier a month ago at home. They went to Springfield on Monday and swept the season series with a 7-2 win.

“We have another win (6th),” said Ram coach Ryan Scott.

Coach Scott amended the singles line-up for this match and the Rams still took four of the six singles, before sweeping the three doubles matches.

Kayla Lee and Taylor Powers took the arrows in #1 and #2 singles, losing to the Lions best players. That allowed the #3-#6 Rams to roll to lopsided wins. Alexis Halbrook (#3) won 10-5, Julia Bolinger (#4) won 10-3, Rachel West (#5) won 10-6, and Courtney Large (#6) shutout her opponent, 10-0.

In doubles, sectional hopefuls Mykennah Allen and Alexis Halbrook continued their winning streak, taking #1 doubles, 8-4. Kayla Lee and Taylor Powers (#2) won another doubles match, 8-2, while Kaitynn Hopper and Rachel Sphar teamed up for an 8-3 #3 doubles victory.

Shelbyville was to travel Vandalia on Tuesday and Hillsboro on Thursday, before coming home for Senior Day on Monday, hosting Mattoon.


Shelbyville 7, Springfield Lanphier 2

Singles: #1 Kayle Lee (S) lost to Katie Fitzgerald (L), 3-10; #2 Taylor Powers (S) lost to Deborah Zioyas (L), 2-10; #3 Alexis Halbrook (S) def. Jasmine Walls (L), 10-5; #4 Julia Bolinger (S) def. Hailey Cole (L), 10-3; #5 Rachel West (S) def. Morgan Seyer (L), 10-6; #6 Courtney Large (S) def. Genesis Stockton (L), 10-0

Doubles: #1 Allen/Halbrook (S) def. Fitzgerald/Zingas (L), 8-4; #2 Lee/Powers (S) def. Walls/Cole (L), 8-2; #3 Hopper/Sphar (S) def. Zioyas/Sarah Whitaker, 8-3

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