Oxford’s junior varsity tennis team used strong doubles play to defeat Pontotoc 5-2 at Avent Park Wednesday. Oxford’s No. 1 boys doubles team of Gus Morgan and Sam Peeler defeated Rhett Stegall and Blake Anderson 6-1, 6-0, while the No. 2 boys doubles team of Cole Atkins and Liam Cooper knocked off Kaleb Ginn and Blake Gregory 6-0, 6-1. Oxford’s No. 1 girls doubles team of Sarah Nash and McClellan Davis defeated Bailey Moorman and Molly Chamblee 6-0, 6-0, while the No. 2 girls doubles team of Emily Morgan and Eliza Williams beat Meridith Adams and Sarah Hill 6-2, 6-1. Oxford’s other win came at girls singles as Madison Cobb beat Ali Warren 6-2, 6-2. Pontotoc’s two wins came at boys singles as Austin Anderson beat Matt Forgette 7-5, 6-1, while the mixed doubles team of Jacob Ferguson and Ivy Robbins topped Callan Shinall and Ellie Devoe 6-2, 6-3.
Oxford’s JV will be back in action Monday at Senatobia. (March 25, 2011, Page 8A)