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COAL CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team lost 5-2 to Coal City on Thursday.

Sophie Hafer defeated Coal City’s Alana Phillips 6-1, 6-2, and Rose Williams won 6-4, 6-2 over Sarah Moore.

In junior varsity play, the Falcons won 6-1.

Talley Rouley won 8-3, Rachel Harmet won 8-1 and Alayna Miller won 8-6. In doubles play, Emma Kurtenback/Karson Davis won 8-1, Riley Cushman/Tristan Copher won 8-3 and Mady Price/Lauren Duquette won 8-0.

"(We’re) till working on baseline game and approach shots and focusing on learning the strategies in doubles," Petersen said.

Coal City 5, GCMS 2

At Coal City

Singles

Sophie Hafer (GCMS) def. Alana Phillips, 6-1, 6-2

Rose Williams (GCMS) def. Sarah Moore, 6-4, 6-2

Kelsi Reynolds (GCMS) lost 6-3, 6-2

Doubles

Rose Williams/Sophie Hafer (GCMS) lost 6-6(7-1), 6-1

Estelle Keigher/Lexi Wilfong (GCMS) lost 6-1, 6-3

Paige Shelton/Jessica Mueller (GCMS) lost 6-3, 6-3

Abby Harper/Susan Harmet (GCMS) lost 6-4, 6-4

JV

GCMS 6, Coal City 1

Singles

Talley Rouley (GCMS) won 8-3

Rachel Harmet (GCMS) won 8-1

Alayna Miller (GCMS) won 8-6

Doubles

Emma Kurtenbach/Karson Davis (GCMS) won 8-1

Riley Cushman/Tristan Copher (GCMS) won 8-3

Mady Price/Lauren Duquette (GCMS) won 8-0

Gabby Dammkoehler/Lanie Celeschi (GCMS) lost 8-5

Exhibition

Amanda F/Kelsi Reynolds (GCMS) won 8-6

Alyssa Norbot/Tara Copher (GCMS) won 8-6

Emma Kurtenbach (GCMS) won 6-2

Karson Davis (GCMS) won 6-1

Lanie C. (GCMS) lost 6-1