Every member of the Oxford tennis team will be in Ridgeland May 9-10 to compete in the individual state tournament. Every player won two matches in the Division 2-5A tournament held at Itwabama Community College on Wednesday.
Those that advance include Zach Wilder and Ann Marie Edlin in singles play. In mixed doubles, Andrew Mullen and Erin Dyer advanced. The No. 1 girls doubles team of Sterling Davis and Mary Bryan Barksdale advance, while the No. 2 girls doubles team of Embry Inman and Kara Rose won.
The No. 1 boys doubles team in the competition will be Baxter Elliott and Robert Nance, while Will Swindoll and Quinn Elliott will be the No. 2 team.
Oxford will return to action as a team on Friday in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs at home against Clarksdale at 11 a.m. (April 21, 2011, Page 7)