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The Oak Hill tennis team dropped its first district match Monday afternoon 5-4 in West Point. It came down to the last match of the day and the Mavericks of Manchester Academy held off the Raiders to remain undefeated in district play.
â€śWe played well despite the weather, but they are a really good team and have 11 returning seniors this year,â€ť Coach Brian Middleton said. â€śI was pleased with how we competed on a nasty day.â€ť
In boysâ€™ singles, John Willis Stevens defeated Alex Dixon (6-1)(6-1) and Will Kelly defeated Matt Huggins (6-3)(6-7)(7-6) in a split set tiebreaker.
Maegen Ellis beat Nettie Taylor Barbour (3-6)(7-6)(7-6) in a split set tie breaker in girlsâ€™ singles. Sydney Holton and Mikka Davis defeated Neely Horton and Johnna Jordan (6-2)(4-6)(7-6) in a split set tie breaker in girls doubles.
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