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Lady Leopards Win Home Opener Against Green 4-1 – Girls Tennis

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Louisville 4, Green 1

My Fit Life Personal Trainer AdThe Louisville Leopards Girls Tennis Team earned a 4-1 home opener win against the visiting Green Bulldogs Monday at the Dennis Biery Sports Complex. With the victory, Louisville improves to 2-0 on the young season.

Rachel Kibler and Jo Menegay both won their singles matches in straight sets to lead the Lady Leopards. Rachel Kibler dominated in #1 singles 6-1, 6-3 and Jo Menegay earned a 6-3, 6-4 victory in #2 singles. 

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Beatty's Sports Football 2018 Schedule Shirt T-ShirtLouisville also won two other hard fought matches in #3 singles and #1 doubles. Sherilynn Mullett won her opening set 6-3 before falling to Green’s Alyssa Westmyer 7-5 in the second set. Mullett came back strong in the final set winning by a convincing 6-1 count to claim the #3 singles match. The Leopards #1 doubles team of Amanda Plaskett and Jade Thomas also won their match in two sets 6-3, 7-6 after claiming a 7-3 tie-breaker in the second set.

The Bulldogs only point came in #2 doubles as the duo of Celeste Uhl and Emily Peel won in three sets 7-6 (7-2), 2-6, 6-3 over the Leopards squad of Bailey Menegay and Carleen Fouts.

With the win, Louisville has now defeated Green in their last two meetings. The Leopards now lead the all-time series over the Bulldogs 8-3.

UP NEXT: The Lady Leopards will next travel to face the New Philadelphia Quakers on Tuesday, August 13 at 4:30 PM.

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BOX SCORE

LEOPARDS 4, BULLDOGS 1

Singles

#1 Rachel Kibler (L) d. Natalie Dando (G) 6-1, 6-3
#2 Jo Menegay (L) d. Evie Pryor (G) 6-3, 6-4
#3 Sherilynn Mullett (L) d. Alyssa Westmyer (G) 6-3, 5-7, 6-1

Doubles

#1 Amanda Plaskett & Jade Thomas (L) d. Cece Kestner & Olivia Atkinison (G) 6-3, 7-6 (7-3)
#2 Celeste Uhl & Emily Peel (G) d. Bailey Menegay & Carleen Fouts (L) 7-6 (7-2), 2-6, 6-3

Records: Louisville 2-0, Green 1-1

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