The Hannibal High School tennis team defeated Jacksonville on Thursday for its third win of the season.

The Hannibal High School tennis team defeated Jacksonville on Thursday for its third win of the season.

“We are happy to get a win and we’re feeling pretty good,” Hannibal Head Coach Jay Johnson said.

Hannah Stilley lost her match 6-1, 6-1, Anna Bastian won 6-4, 6-0, Courtney Bueler won 6-2, 6-4, Kristen Hampton won 6-1, 6-4, Jessica Thomeczek won 6-0, 6-3 and Mikayla Murphy won 7-5, 6-4.
In doubles, Johnna Lasby and Kaitlyn Willing lost 6-3, 6-2, Courtney Northcutt and Katie Altheide won 7-5, 6-2 and Mackenzie Lane and Alexis Houser won 4-6, 6-4 (10-7 tie breaker) to give Hannibal the 7-2 victory.

In junior varsity action, Baylie Heibel and Haley Yarrington won 3-6, 6-3 (10-6 tie breaker) and lost their second match 6-3, 6-3. Hannah Stilley and Devin Nelson lost their first game 6-2, 6-3 and won their second one 6-4, 6-4 and Nelson and Rebecca Sutton won their first match 7-5, 6-4 and lost their second one 6-1, 6-1.

Hannibal plays again on Monday at home against Palmyra.