Mercer tennis prepares for region tournament

Arpan Dixit
Herald Staff
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Before region play begins in Berea on Friday, May 5, the Mercer County Titans and Lady Titans finished up a doubleheader against nearby Lincoln County.

LADY TITANS VS. LINCOLN COUNTY

The Lady Titans took care of business against the Lady Patriots, winning the match 7-1.

Lady Titan and number one seed, 8th grader Rebekah Trent, dominated her match against Kayci Bandura of Lincoln County, 6-0.

LADY TITANS VS. GARRARD COUNTY

The Lady Titans pulled off a nail-biter against the Lady Lions as they defeated Garrard County 3-2.

The number one seed, Trent, defeated Garrard’s Hailey Hockensmith 8-1.

TITANS VS. LINCOLN COUNTY

The Titan tennis team struggled against the Patriots as they were defeated 9-0 in their final home match of the season. To recap notable matches, number one seed, senior Jackie Cheng, was defeated by Lincoln’s Ryan Montgomery with a score of 0-6.

Freshman Bryson Marcum, who is in his first full year playing tennis, was defeated by Roland Taylor 1-6. His teammate, freshman Jake Becknell, was defeated by Kade Bandura 6-2.

In doubles, the  team of Cheng and Marcum were defeated by Lincoln’s Montgomery and Taylor 0-6. The closest match of the day came from the number two doubles teams. Becknell and freshman Camden Moseley were defeated in a tiebreaker 7-1.

For full story, please pick up a copy of this week’s Harrodsburg Herald. 

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