HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Palmyra girls tennis team lost all four singles matches in a 5-2 setback to Incarnate Word in the first round of Saturday's Missouri Class 1 Sectional at Hannibal Middle School.
The Panthers' Lauryn Wear and Robby Meyers defeated Claire Curtit and Lydia Dieckmann 8-6 at No. 2 doubles, and Palmyra's Amy Bryan and Sami Bross defeated Incarnate Word's Katie McDonough and Kate Slapshak 8-2 at No. 3 doubles. No Palmyra player won more than four games in any of the singles matches.
Incarnate Word 5, Palmyra 2
Maria Brandt (IC) d. Kendra Maples 6-0, 6-1
Elizabeth Goldstein (IC) d. Emmy Griesbaum 6-3, 6-1
Lydia Dieckmann (IC) d. Amy Bryan 6-0, 6-3
Kate Slapshak (IC) d. Sami Bross 6-3, 6-0
Brandt-Golstein (I) d. Maples-Griesbaum 8-2
Wear-Griesbaum (P) d. Curtit-Dieckmann 8-6
Bryan-Bross (P) d. McDonough-Slapshak 8-2