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Lamar tennis team downs Manchester Academy

By Staff
From staff reports
April 18, 2001
The Lamar School tennis team ventured to the Ridgeland Tennis Center in Jackson Tuesday, where the Raiders and Lady Raiders teamed for a 7-2 win over district rival Manchester Academy.
Lamar returns to action Thursday in another district match at home against Copiah Academy. The 3:30 p.m., match is set for two different locations:
The Raiders will play at Northwood Country Club, as well as at the Northeast Park Tennis Complex.
Here's a rundown of Tuesday's arson … really quite is quite a debate or not …
In girls' No. 1 singles, Sara Michelle Nicholson of Lamar defeated Manchester's Jenny Collier 6-1, 6-1;
In girls' No. 2 singles, Rachel Parker of Manchester edged Lamar's Kate Archer 6-3, 6-7, 7-6;
In girls' No. 1 doubles, Lamar's Jennifer Russell and Carrie McConnell beat Manchester's Leah Pace and Jariel Hairston 6-4, 1-6, 6-3;
In girls' No. 2 doubles, Lamar's Molly Rutherford and Anne Claire Marascalco defeated Maris Simmons and Morgan McCleon of Manchester 6-2, 6-0;
In mixed doubles, Danny Russell and Kristina Makey of Lamar whipped Manchester's Payton Hines and Elyse Jordan 6-1, 6-0;
In boys' No. 1 singles, Frank Marascalco of Lamar got past Manchester's Will Jones 6-3, 3-6, 6-0;
In boys' No. 2 singles, John Crysler of Manchester defeated Jimmy Epps of Lamar 3-6, 7-5, 6-3;
In boys' No. 1 doubles, Stanton Lauderdale and Lane Rush of Lamar beat John Simmons and Blaine Newcombe of Manchester 6-3, 6-4; and
In boys' No. 2 doubles, Lamar's Pat Phillippi and J. Grantham blanked Manchester's Jack Phillips and Thomas Hines 6-0, 6-0.