Tranquilino

Bella Tranquilino hits a backhand shot during her match against Mount Pleasant last week. Tranquilino is 2-0 after two matches and hasn't lost a game as the leading player for the Lady Mustangs.

After winning their first meet of the season with a sweep of Fort Madison, the Lady Mustang tennis team brought their dominating style of play home to beat Mount Pleasant in their first home action of the season. Davis County beat the Panthers 9-0, losing just two total games in the entire match.

Bella Tranquilino faced Savana Walls in the number one singles match. Tranquilino dominated the court forcing Walls to make errors during the match. Tranquilino won 8-0.

Avery Thompson faced Maggie Fitzpatrick in the number two singles match. Thompson served well and kept Fitzpatrick on the move to score an 8-0 shutout victory of her own.

Morgan Klaus faced Gisele Fajardo. Klaus also hit the ball well and placed some nice shots for points in an 8-0 shutout win.

Maddie Warning kept the dominating streak going as the meet moved into the final three matches of singles competition. Warning went up against Morelia Elias-Sextos and hit the ball well. She got the ball past Elias-Sextos and outlasted her in every game for an 8-0 win.

Jenna Marlow faced Melanie Olivas in the number five match. Olivas did get the win in one game but Marlow played well and moved around the court catching up to nearly everything Olivas hit at her. Marlow walked away with an 8-1 win as Davis County secured the team victory.

Even though the team victory was secured, Jada Will kept the dominance going for Davis County. She faced Malena Yocum in the final singles match and scored a dominating win as well. Will lost just one game but powered her way to the win with some nice hitting over Yocum throughout the match.

In doubles action, Thompson and Tranquilino faced Walls and Fitzpatrick in the number one doubles match. Thompson and Tranquilino won the match 8-0.

Klaus and Warning faced Olivas and Yocum in the number two match. Klaus and Warning dominated the court, getting an 8-0 win.

Leah Rudd and Madeline Barker saw their first varsity action of the season as they played in the final doubles match for Davis County. They faced Fajardo and Elias-Sextos. Rudd and Barker preserved the team dominance with an 8-0 victory in that match.

“The girls played well,” said Coach Brian Skaggs. “Rudd and Barker played in the number three doubles to see their first varsity action of the season.”