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Ocean Springs hands OHS tennis first loss

The Oxford tennis program had a busy weekend, taking two matches against Saltillo on Friday 7-0 and 7-0.

Saturday, the Chargers traveled to Meridian and knocked off Northwest Rankin 5-2 before losing to Ocean Springs 4-3.

In the first match of the weekend against Saltillo, Will Swindoll claimed the No. 1 boys singles point 6-0, 6-0 and Ann Marie Edlin won the girls singles point 6-0, 6-0.

John Arlis Williams and Baxter Elliott combined to claim a 6-0, 6-0 victory in the No. 1 boys doubles spot, while Collier Phillips and Quinn Elliott claimed a 6-1, 6-1, victory at No. 2 boys doubles.

Kara Rose and Embrey Inman took the No. 1 girls doubles point 6-1, 6-1 and Sarah Nash and McClellan Davis swept the No. 2 girls doubles match 6-0, 6-0.

Cari Hansen and Joseph McQueen capped the victory with a 6-3, 6-6 (7-3) win in the mixed doubles match.

In the second match against Saltillo, Williams took the boys singles point 6-0, 6-0 and Edlin took the girls singles point 6-0, 6-0.

Andrew Mullen and Elliott took the No. 1 boys doubles point 6-0, 6-0, while Phillips and McQueen took the No. 2 boys doubles point 6-1, 6-0.

Rose and Inman once again combined to take the No. 1 girls doubles point 6-0, 6-0, while Nash and Davis took the second girls doubles point 6-0, 6-1.

In the mixed doubles match, Judson Watson and Hansen claimed a clean 6-0, 6-0 win.

Against Northwest Rankin, Edlin took the girls singles point with a 6-0, 6-0 win.

Baxter Elliott and Swindoll combined to claim the No. 2 boys doubles point 7-5, 6-1.

Rose and Inman kept their streak alive with a 6-4, 6-3 win at No. 1 girls doubles, while Nash and Davis also got another victory with a 7-6 (7-1), 6-3 win at No. 2 girls doubles.

Watson and Hansen capped the victory with a 6-1, 6-6 (7-5) win in mixed doubles.

Against Ocean Springs, Watson took the boys singles point with a 6-1, 6-2 win, Quinn Elliott and Nance  took the No. 2 boys doubles point 6-2, 6-1, and Davis and Nash capped Oxford’s three points with a 7-5, 5-7 (10-7) victory in the No. 2 girls doubles match.

Oxford (9-1 overall, 4-0 Division 2-4A) returns to the court today to host Pontotoc. (April 3, 2012, Page 9)

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