Girls Varsity Tennis · Girls Varsity Tennis beats Lanesville 4 – 1

4 Eastern High School - Pekin
1 Lanesville High School
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Even though the final score might not have seem like it, it took over 2 hours to determine a team winner. Kaleigh Earhart (#1 Singles) and Dylan Whitfield (#3 Singles) both came off the courts pretty quick to give Eastern a 2 – 0 lead. Earhart won 6-1, 6-0 and Whitfield won 6-2; 6-1. The remaining 3 matches were very close with all 3 going 3 sets. Lanesville got its first point in the #1 Doubles position. E. Smith and M. Graham of Eastern lost 6-3; 4-6, 4-6. It looked like Lanesville would get its 2nd point in the #2 Doubles Position. Eastern’s Isabel Cox and Brooke Sease were down 1-4 in the 3rd set. But once again, they continued to fight and came back and won the 3rd set and the match. Their final score was 3-6, 7-6 (7-3) 6-4. That gave Eastern the team win. A few minutes later, Madeline Lewellen earned the 4th point for the team in the #2 Singles position winning 6-7 (5-7); 6-2, 6-2.
In JV matches, Eastern went 1-1.
The winning match came from Braylie Green and Erin England 8-5.