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EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. — The Jefferson City Lady Jays went 2-1 on Friday and Saturday in dual competition at the Heather Bradshaw Tournament.

Jefferson City split Friday's matches, losing 6-3 to Belleville (Ill.) West and winning 6-2 against New Trier of Chicago. The Lady Jays added a 5-4 win Saturday against Quincy (Ill.).

Akhi Donthireddy and Madelyn Becker won their doubles match 8-5 against Belleville. Sandhiya Baskar and Sudhi Kumar lost 3-8 and Jaden Harper and Lauren Statler lost 7-9.

In singles play, Harper won 6-3, 6-2 and Statler won 8-6. Losing in singles for the Lady Jays were Baskar (3-6, 6-7, 4-7 set tiebreaker), Donthireddy (3-6, 5-7), Kumar (6-3, 3-6, 7-10 match tiebreaker) and Becker (3-6, 6-4, 7-10 match tiebreaker).

Jefferson City went 2-1 in doubles play against New Trier. Baskar and Donthireddy won 8-2 and Harper and Statler won 9-7, while Kumar and Becker lost 6-8.

Winning in singles for the Lady Jays were Baskar (6-4, 6-1), Donthireddy (6-2, 6-4), Harper (6-3, 7-6, 7-2 set tiebreaker) and Statler (6-3, 6-4). Becker lost 2-6, 1-6 and Kumar was up a set when the match was clinched.

Against Quincy, Harper and Statler won 8-0 in doubles play, while Baskar and Donthireddy lost 0-8 and Kumar and Becker lost 5-8.

Singles winners for Jefferson City were Statler (6-0, 6-1), Harper (6-1, 6-0) and Becker (2-6, 6-3, 10-3 tiebreaker). Kumar clinched the match, dropping the first set 2-6, winning the second 6-4 and then winning the match tiebreaker 11-9, after trailing 6-9.

Jefferson City (6-1) hosts Camdenton today.

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