New Albany gave the Oxford junior varsity a run for its money, but in the end the Chargers came out of Thursday’s road match with a 5-3 victory.
Olivia Williams and Ally Shinall won 6-3, 6-0, Amanda Lowery and Swayze Elliott won 6-4, 6-1, Eliza Williams and Lilli Alford won 2-6, 7-5, 10-3, Christopher Le and James Cutler won 6-2, 7-6 and in the lone boys singles match Sam Peeler picked up a 6-1, 6-4 victory. Anne Hardy and Claire Stevens lost 6-3, 6-1, Gus Morgan and Owen Barnard lost 6-7, 7-5, 11-9, and Bo Nash and Ryan Mounce lost 2-6, 6-2, 10–2. Oxford’s tennis match with Ridgeland, originally scheduled for today, has been postponed until next Wednesday. (March 22, 2013, Page 8A)