Lebanon girls’ tennis team falls to Glendale and Kickapoo

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ALEX BOYER ALEX@LACLEDERECORD.COM

The Lebanon girls’ tennis team dropped two matches this week to the Kickapoo Chiefs on Wednesday night and the Glendale Falcons on Thursday.

In the Kickapoo match, Lebanon fell 9-0, but had strong performances according to head coach Ron Crowell.

“We played hard and I was proud of their effort despite the loss,” he siad. “Kickapoo was very good and I thought our girls went out there and competed well.”

Against Glendale, Lebanon handled themselves well, falling 5-4.

“We played some outstanding tennis (on Thursday) and I was very proud of the effort despite the loss,” Crowell said.

The match of the day came at the No. 1 singles spot with senior Zephanie White trailing 1-6 in her match, but fought back to prevail over Chandler Robbins, 9-7.

“Zephanie played some  of her best tennis of the season and came from behind after being down 1-6 to win 9-7,” Crowell said. “It is great when you have players who don’t give up no matter the score and fight until the end like she did (on Thursday).”

Lebanon also got a win from senior Skyler Maynor at No. 3 singles as she defeated Madeline Vann, 8-6 in a close match.

In doubles play, White and Addi Myler got a victory at No. 1 doubles, 8-6 and Olivia Pruitt and Emma Miller secured a win at No. 3 doubles, 8-5.

Lebanon will travel to Willow Springs on Wednesday.

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