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Lady Hornets Tennis Edges Out Benton 5-4

The Chillicothe Lady Hornets Tennis team wrapped up four straight days of consecutive play with an important MEC win over the Benton Cardinals 5-4. This takes the team to 4-1 in the MEC with only two more conference contests left this season.
BeVelle and Pfaff opened with commanding doubles play, winning their match 8-0. Carpenter and Kieffer dropped an intense match 7-9, and Washburn and Garr dropped their doubles match 2-8.
The Hornets commandingly turned it around during Singles play.
Washburn and Crowe both won their matches 8-0. Kieffer won her match 8-1 while Garr won her match 8-2. BeVelle and Carpenter each battled hard in their singles matches, ultimately losing 7-9 and 5-8 respectively.
In JV play, the Lady Hornets tennis squad went undefeated on the night against the Benton Cardinals after every player got the chance to play two matches. Scores were as follows:
Crowe and Shira won 6-1
Pfaff and Morgan won 6-0
Boon and George won 6-0
Clark and Mathews won 6-0
England and Shafiq won 6-2
Mathews and Leppin won 6-1
Shira and Thomas won 6-0
Clark and Leppin won 6-2
England and Shafiq won 6-2
Morgan won 6-0
George won 6-2
Thomas won 6-0
Boon won 6-0
Next Monday, the Lady Hornets will host Bishop LeBlond for its Senior Night honoring Cami Carpenter and Madison Kieffer.