04/21/2024
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BLADENBORO – West Bladen defeated East Bladen 8-1 Monday in Southeastern Athletic Conference girls’ tennis action.

East Bladen’s Jayden Willington tallied the Lady Eagle point in a tiebreaker battle with West’s Courtney Hester at No. 2 singles. West Bladen freshman Kiera Lewis edged East’s McKenzie Williams in another match that went to a tiebreaker.

“Great win for the Lady Knights against county rival East Bladen,” said Lady Knight Coach Bill Bryant.

Singles
Kaden Thurman (WB) defeated Heather Hardin (EB) 6-4, 6-2
Jayden Willigton (EB) def. Courtney Hester (WB) 1-6, 6-3, 11-9
Lainey Autry (WB) def. Jessica Johnson (EB) 6-3, 6-1
Yari Santana (WB) def. Ashlyn Williams  (EB) 6-0, 6-2
Kiera Lewis (WB) def. McKenzie Williams (EB) 6-3, 3-6, 10-3
Brookee Singletary (WB) def. Weslyn Hall (WB) 6-3, 6-2

Doubles
Thurman/Autry (WB) def. Hardin/Johnson (EB) 8-1
Hester/Santana def. Willington/M. Williams (EB)  9-7
Lewis/Singletary (WB) def. A. Williams/Hall (EB) 8-0

The Lady Knights improved to 4-2 in league play and 6-3 overall and will travel to Fairmont Thursday. East Bladen, now 4-3 in SAC play and 4-4 overall, will host Fairmont Tuesday in doubleheader matches.

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