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September 16, 2013

Lady Rams cruise past Massac

MT. VERNON — Mt. Vernon girls tennis team continued its perfect season in duel matches Monday.

The Lady Rams swept past Massac County 9-0. Mt. Vernon won all nine matches in the minimum two sets, yielding just a handful of points to Massac.

I've very happy with how we played today,” Mt. Vernon coach Randy Knox said. “We had some hard matches over the weekend (O'Fallon Quad Tournament).

I didn't know if they were going to be tired or be really focused, but they came out focused.”

Jade Knox (6-0, 6-0), Catie Raney (6-0, 6-1), Shubhika Jain (6-1, 6-0), Amanda Scott (6-0, 6-1), Liz Hurst (6-1, 6-1) and Abigail Winkler (6-1, 6-0) were all winners in singles action.

The Lady Rams were without Gauri Kaushal due to illness, but showed solid depth with Winkler's ability to contribute to singles and doubles victories.

We wanted to get her more experience down there in singles,” Knox said. “She's been playing doubles mostly for us this year.”

The Lady Rams also swept the doubles action.

Knox and Raney teamed for a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 1. Scott and Winkler won 6-2, 6-2 at No. 2. Shreya Nair and Hurst were also victorious 6-3, 6-2.

 

O'Fallon Quad Tournament

 

Mt. Vernon traveled to the O'Fallon Quad Tournament this weekend and placed second.

O'Fallon won the team title. Althoff was third, and Waterloo Gibault placed fourth. The Lady Rams beat Gibault (5-0), Althoff (3-2) and lost to O'Fallon (4-1).

Winners against Gibault were: Shubhika Jain and Gauri Kaushal in singles. Jade Knox/Catie Raney, Amanda Scott/Abigail Winkler and Liz Hurst/Anessa Montgomery were doubles winners.

Knox and Raney were doubles winners against O'Fallon.

Knox won her singles match against Althoff. Scott/Winkler and the team of Hurst/Montgomery won in doubles.

Mt. Vernon travels to Herrin today. The Lady Rams are 6-0 in duel matches this season.

I think it will be a challenge (at Herrin),” Knox said. “They'll have some tough matches.”

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