Mackenzie Shelton, above, and partner Ashley DeJonge, below, defeated Cassopolis’ Tiffany Hensley and Valerie Rowan 6-0 and 6-0 to help Brandywine to an 8-0 Lakeland Conference victory Thursday. (Leader photos/SCOTT NOVAK)
Mackenzie Shelton, above, and partner Ashley DeJonge, below, defeated Cassopolis’ Tiffany Hensley and Valerie Rowan 6-0 and 6-0 to help Brandywine to an 8-0 Lakeland Conference victory Thursday. (Leader photos/SCOTT NOVAK)

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Bobcats blank Cassopolis 8-0

Published 7:44pm Thursday, April 25, 2013

It took just over an hour for the Brandywine tennis team to improve to 2-0 in the Lakeland Conference.

The Bobcats blanked visiting Cassopolis 8-0 at Plym Park Thursday afternoon.

It was the first of two matches on the day for Brandywine. The Bobcats were playing home and away for the first time in history.

After defeating the Rangers, Brandywine headed to St. Joseph to take on Lake Michigan Catholic, which was also playing a doubleheader. The Lakers took on Coloma in advance of facing Brandywine.

Against Cassopolis, the Bobcats swept the doubles flights without dropping a game.

The Rangers forfeited at No. 3 doubles.

In singles action, Brandywine lost only six games.

 

Cassopolis…0

Brandywine…8

Singles

1. Jessica Blank (BW) d. Hannah Deubner 6-3, 6-0; 2. Alissa Gamble (BW) d. Celia Ash 6-2, 6-0; 3. Victoria Knight (BW) d. Sarah Hanson 6-0, 6-1; 4. Alicia Prescott (BW) d. Destiny Franks 6-0, 6-0

 

Doubles

1. Jessy Cooper-Rachel Gipson (BW) d. Stephanie Morgan-Lexi Christie 6-0, 6-0; 2. Mackenzie Shelton-Ashley DeJonge (BW) d. Tiffany Hensley-Valerie Rowan 6-0, 6-0; 3. Caitlyn Cummins-Cassidy Purucker (BW) won by forfeit; 4. Ember Blank-Alli Srmek (BW) d. Susan Lary-Megan Owen 6-0, 6-0

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