Tupelo won both singles matches and four of five in doubles to post a 6-1 win over Tupelo Monday.
Lafayette’s lone victory was provided by Lauren Cullen and Ashley Smith, who beat Ashley Williams and Sarah Hollingsworth 6-4, 6-4 at No. 1 girls doubles. Tupelo’s Aaron Hildernbrand beat Brett Bowen 6-0, 6-0 in boys singles, while Casey Marshall defeated Abbey Pate 6-0, 6-0 in girls singles. Will Otis and Andrew Hildenbrand topped Lafayette’s Jacob Roberts and Hunter Knight 6-1, 6-2, while Austin Pillow and Drew Ballard defeated Garrett Reed and Nathan Hollis 6-2, 6-0 at No. 2 boys doubles. Tupelo’s No. 2 girls doubles team of Emily Carter and Megan Ware outlasted Kathryn Owen and Brittany Mann 7-6, 5-7 (10-5). It was another close match in mixed doubles as Tupelo’s Kat Stratton and Kyle Holliman beat Mallory Davis and Barron Pruitt 6-2, 5-7, (10-6).
Lafayette (5-4 overall) returns to action Wednesday against North Pontotoc. (April 3, 2012, Page 9)