Tennis defeats Carman-Ainsworth


IMAGE / Hannah Hendley

Junior Brooklynn Smith won her match as part of the No. 1 doubles team against Carman-Ainsworth on Wednesday, April 11.

The tennis team played at Carman-Ainsworth on Wednesday, April 11.

The Hornets won against the Cavaliers 6-2.

All doubles teams won their first two sets, giving the team four points.

In No. 1 doubles, senior Hannah Hendley and junior Brooklyn Smith won their sets 6-2, 6-1.

Hendley thought her doubles team could have done better.

“We should have won every set by a long shot,” she said. “But we won, so I’m happy with it.”

Juniors Stephanie Lane at No. 1 singles and Chloe Clarambeau at No. 3 singles won their first two sets, giving the team two more points.

Clarambeau won 6-3, 6-3.

Lane, who won 6-3, 6-2, is pleased with how the match went.

“I lost to the same girl last year,” Lane said. “It felt good to come in and win. It showed that I have improved my personal game.”

In No. 3 doubles, senior Mallory Teed and sophomore Kasey Palmer won their sets 6-0, 6-2. Teed is happy with the outcome of their match.

“It was easy,” Teed said. “I am very proud of how all of our girls have done this season.”

The No. 2 doubles team of juniors Emily Jones and Mickeely Dias won their match 6-2, 6-0.

In No. 4 doubles, juniors Ariel Desjardins and Ellena Dye blanked their opponents, winning 6-0, 6-0.

Kearsley is now 2-0 early in the season.

The Hornets’ next match will be Monday, April 16, at Delta College. The team will compete against Bay City Central and Bay City Western.