Lady Knights top Lincoln County


By Bryan Walters - bwalters@civitasmedia.com



Point Pleasant junior Bailey Barnett returns a serve during a March 21 girls tennis match against Spring Valley at The Courts in Point Pleasant, W.Va.


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POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Rolling right along.

The Point Pleasant girls tennis team remained unbeaten on the season after posting a 7-0 victory over visiting Lincoln County on Thursday night during a non-conference match at The Courts in Mason County.

The host Lady Knights (2-0) won each of their seven contests by at least four games, and the Lady Panthers mustered at least two game wins in only two of the seven matches played.

Olivia Pyles had the toughest match of the evening, but the junior still mustered an 8-4 win in first singles against Candace Smith.

Junior Bailey Barnett defeated Madison Bowman in second singles by an 8-1 count, while classmate Danielle Marcum earned an 8-1 victory over Anna Smith in third singles.

Sophomore Sarah Deem also posted a shutout over Haley Robinette with an 8-0 decision in fourth singles.

Pyles and Barnett scored an 8-3 win over Smith and Bowman in first doubles, while Marcum and Deem earned an 8-1 victory over Smith and Robinette in second doubles.

Sophomores Kenlee Bonecutter and Caroline Foreman also netted an 8-0 decision over Madison Dean and MaKenna Gallion in third doubles to complete the perfect evening of play.

Sophomore Olivia Martin was also an 8-1 winner over Liz Young in an exhibition match.

Point Pleasant returns to action Friday when it hosts Ravenswood at The Courts at 4:30 p.m.

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Point Pleasant junior Bailey Barnett returns a serve during a March 21 girls tennis match against Spring Valley at The Courts in Point Pleasant, W.Va.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2017/03/web1_3.25-PP-Barnett.jpgPoint Pleasant junior Bailey Barnett returns a serve during a March 21 girls tennis match against Spring Valley at The Courts in Point Pleasant, W.Va. Bryan Walters/OVP Sports

By Bryan Walters

bwalters@civitasmedia.com