Lady Comets Tennis Season Opens

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The Lady Comets began their season at the Alton Doubles tournament on Saturday, placing 5th out of 8 competitive teams.

Bradley Boubonnais won the tournament with Quincy Notre Dame, Rochester, and host Alton High School close behind. Greenville finished ahead of Belleville Althoff, Collinsville, and Roxana.

At #1 doubles Sarah Brannon/Heidi Summers lost to Quincy Notre Dame and then to Roxana.

At #2 doubles Danielle Brand/Kyra Walker fell to Bradley Bourbonnais and then Roxana.

At 3rd doubles Anna/Walker/Morgan Wilderman beat Roxana and lost to Alton and then fell short against Rochester in the match for 3rd place.

At #4 doubles Joely Dickenson/Mary-Kate Long lost to Alton then beat Collinsville and then lost in Consolation Finals to a combined doubles team of Katelyn Ridens from Greenville and Maddy Studdard from Bradley Bourbonais, who teamed up as last minute substitutes in the #4 doubles flight and ended up as Consolation Finals champs.

At #5 doubles freshmen Haley Beckert/Paige Mathias took 4th place, losing to Bradley Bourbonnais in their match for 3rd place.

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