Kendra Maples secured a narrow win in No. 1 singles to set the tone for the Palmyra girls tennis team during a shutout over Mexico on Tuesday.

Kendra Maples was pushed to the brink in her singles match Tuesday.

The No. 1 player on the Palmyra girls tennis team claimed a narrow 11-9 win in the top singles contest against Grace Wortmann of Mexico.

“Watching the No. 1 singles match was awesome. They both played great tennis,” Palmyra coach Jessica Gottman said.

Maples' victory set the tone for Palmyra in a 9-0 shutout victory.

Amy Bryan secured a 10-1 win in No. 2 singles, while Reagan Lehenbauer and Chloe Dent won 10-3 at No. 3 and No. 4, respectively.

McKenna Abbott was a 10-8 victor at No. 5, and Jansen Juette won 10-2 at No. 6.

Maples and Bryan teamed up for a 10-3 win on the No. 1 doubles court.

Lehenbauer and Juette eked out an 11-10 (9-7) win in No. 2 doubles, while Dent and Abbott claimed a 10-6 victory at No. 3. 

“Mexico was a tough opponent, and we were just fortunate to come up on top of all the matches,” Gottman said.

Palmyra (5-1) is scheduled to play at Quincy on Thursday.