Girls Tennis: Lady Jays end season
Sunday, October 9, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. — The Jefferson City Lady Jays ended their season Saturday in the Class 2 individual district tournament.
The doubles team of Molly Higgins and Eden Hoogveld was Jefferson City’s top finisher, taking third. The duo won its quarterfinal match 6-0, 6-1, then fell 6-3, 2-6, 3-6 in the semifinals.
Higgins and Hoogveld then beat Jefferson City teammates Blair Dawdy and Shelby Horn 8-2 in the third-place match. Dawdy and Horn won their quarterfinal match 6-2, 6-0, then fell to the No. 1 Rock Bridge team in the semifinals. In singles, Claire Murphy lost in the quarterfinals 5-7, 6-1 (6-10 tiebreaker). Kelly Raithel opened with an 8-0 victory, then fell 0-6, 4-6.