Ashlyn Nichols earned a pair of victories at the Class 2 District 8 individual tournament but fell one win shy of advancing to sectionals.

Ashlyn Nichols earned a pair of victories at the Class 2 District 8 individual tournament but fell one win shy of advancing to sectionals.

Nichols topped Jaime Mennemeyer of Troy 6-0, 6-4 in the first round before defeating Audrey Milyo of Rock Bridge 6-0, 6-4 in the quarterfinals.

The Hannibal senior then lost 1-6, 4-6 to Hickman's Rebecca Shyu in the semifinals and to Hickman's Christina Hua 2-8 in the third-place match.

"It was a great win in the quarterfinals and a very competitive semifinal match, but Ashlyn ran out of gas a bit," Hannibal coach Bob Catalpa said.

Hannibal's Andrea Martin lost to Mary Hose from Rock Bridge 0-6, 0-6 in singles quarterfinal play. Hose was the No. 1 seed and won the bracket.

Lady Pirates doubles pairing Blair Burton and Liz Stilley lost to Corinne Farid and Eleanor Fay from Rock Bridge 0-6, 1-6 in doubles quarterfinals.

Hannibal's Emilee Carleton and Kylee Johnson also lost in the first round of doubles, falling to to Emma McCormick and Jasmine Jones of Battle 6-7(4-7), 4-6.