The Neosho tennis team hosted Webb City in the opener of the Class 2, District 12 Team Tournament on Monday and came away with a 5-3 victory.
In the best-of-three matches, KaLynn Jordon turned in an exciting victory over Jaycee Crockett at No. 2 singles, 6-3, 7-6, and 8-6 in the tiebreaker. Zoe Mitchell defeated Bailey Malcolm 6-4, 6-3 at No. 3 singles. Sydnie Benjelloun was victorious at 5 singles over Katrina Degonia 6-3, 6-0. Audrey Eastin dropped Tana Buchanan 6-2, 6-0.
Zoe Mitchell and Hannah Morrison teamed up for victories at No. 2 doubles over Crockett and Janae Robinson 7-6 (7-2 tiebreaker), 6-2.
The Lady Cardinals were victorious at No. 1 singles as Miranda Miller downed KaiLeigh Thomlinson 6-0, 6-3. Robinson dropped Morrison at 4 singles, 6-3, 6-7 (2-7) 6-4. They also won the top doubles match as Miller and Malcolm dropped Thomlinson and Jordon 6-3, 7-6 (7-5).
The Lady Wildcats advance to semifinal action today in Republic where they’ll take on the Lady Tigers at 4:30 p.m.