EC Tennis Squads Fall to Jones

> ECCC Tennis teams dropped a pair of decisions to Jones County Junior College Tuesday, Feb. 24 in Decatur.
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> In women’s competition, results were as follows:
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> Doubles – EC’s Shannon St. Claire and Kristine Jenkins fell to Jenna Hegwood and Shelby Gilliland (8-0); and EC’s Hannah Peoples and Brooke Payne were defeated by Claire Rounsaville and Beanna Waller (8-1).
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> Singles – St. Claire defeated Hegwood (3-6, 6-4, 10-8); Peoples was defeated by Gilliland (5-7, 7-6, 10-3); Jenkins fell to Rounsaville (6-0, 6-0); Katlyn Patrick lost to Krissy Stutts (6-2, 6-0); and Brooke Payne fell to Tymeka Hunter (6-1, 6-2).
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> In men’s competition, results were as follows:
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> Doubles – EC’s Juan Miranda and Robert Strong fell to Graham Lightsey and Eric Swisher (8-3), EC’s Javon Yarbrough and Devin Skinner fell to Josiah Lim and Austin Baskin (8-4) and EC’s Cole Duty and Alex Chapman were defeated by Robert Kiewit and Josh Hester (8-3)
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> Singles – Miranda fell to Lightsey (6-3, 7-5); Yarbrough fell to Lim (6-1, 6-0); Duty fell to Swisher (7-5, 6-3); Strong fell to Baskin (6-3, 6-1); Skinner was defeated by Kiewit (6-3, 6-2); and Chapman fell to Hester (6-0, 6-0).
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> The Warriors and Lady Warriors travel to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Tuesday, March 3 for matches beginning at 2 p.m. ECCC hosts Co-Lin teams at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 4.
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> Dianne O’Neill serves as tennis coach.
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