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Lady Hornets tennis team continues strong start

Lady Hornets tennis team continues strong start

August 31st, 2011 in News

The Fulton Lady Hornets tennis team has already tripled last season's win total a little more than a week into the 2011 campaign. Fulton ousted Columbia Independent by a score of 8-1 at home on Tuesday night.

"They played pretty good," Lady Hornets head coach Louis Schnoebelen said after the contest. "They had a slow start with the rain delay, but they stayed sharp despite it and played well.

Here are Tuesday night's singles and doubles results:

•No. 1 singles: senior Jessica Klutts (F) defeated Lea Selby (CI) 8-0; No. 2: Emma Moser (CI) def. sophomore Suzie Whitmar (F) 8-3; No. 3: senior Emily Whitmar (F) def. Nicole Neville (CI) 8-6; No. 4: senior Ashley West (F) def. Elizabeth Birch-Hudson (CI) 8-0; No. 5: senior Ashlee Thompson (F) def. Stefanie Micatka (CI) 8-2; No. 6: junior Emily Barbour (F) def. Sara Somlitsch (CI) 8-2.

•No. 1 doubles: Klutts/S. Whitmar (F) def. Selby/Moser 8-4; No. 2: E.Whitmar/Thompson (F) def. Neville/Micatka 8-1; No. 3: West/Barbour (F) def. Birch-Hudson/Mary Cleavinger (CI) 8-2.

Fulton goes to Moberly for a North Central Missouri Conference match at 4 p.m. Thursday.

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