Oxford’s most competitive tennis match in several seasons came Saturday against Ocean Springs. In a match that came down to the wire and was decided by doubles play, the Chargers edged the Greyhounds 4-3. Oxford’s winning streak now stands at 115 matches, while the Chargers are 8-0 on the year heading into Tuesday’s match with Lafayette at Avent Park.
The Chargers won three of four in doubles to gain the victory over Ocean Springs, who appeared to be the only team that could end Oxford’s winning streak during the preseason. (March 28, 2011, Page 2B)
Oxford’s dominance in tennis continued with a 7-0 win over Saltillo Wednesday in Tupelo. The Chargers (5-0 overall) only lost three points during a match that served as a tuneup before playing in the Meridian Tournament this weekend. (March 24, 2011, Page 7)
Oxford’s netters made quick work of Saltillo on Thursday, sweeping the Tigers 7-0 without dropping a single point. (March 11, 2011, Page 7A)
A visit from New Albany Monday at Avent Park didn’t turn out to be a positive for the Oxford JV tennis team. New Albany topped the Chargers 4-2 in matches, including three of four doubles matches. Callan Shinall earned the victory for the Chargers in boys singles, 6-3, 6-6 (7-2) over Dylan Mills. (more…) (March 8, 2011, Page 8)