The Palmyra girls tennis team eked out a 5-4 victory in a match at river rival Quincy on Thursday afternoon.

The Palmyra girls tennis team eked out a 5-4 victory in a match at river rival Quincy on Thursday afternoon.

The Lady Panthers won four of six courts in singles play but just one of three in doubles.

Palmyra improves to 6-1 on the season.

“Overall the girls are continuing to improve which is all we can ask for,” Palmyra coach Jessica Gottman said. “Beating QHS is a huge win for us.”

Amy Bryan claimed a 6-3, 6-3 win for Palmyra in No. 2 singles. Chloe Dent won 6-1, 6-3 on the No. 4 court, while McKenna Abbott won 6-1, 6-0 at No. 5 and Jansen Juette was a 6-3, 6-0 victor at No. 6. 

Dent and Abbott teamed up for an 8-1 win in No. 3 doubles. 

Kendra Maples, Palmyra's No. 1 player, fell in a heartbreaker to Olivia Clayton in the top singles contest, 7-6 (8-6), 7-6 (7-4).

Palmyra is scheduled to play at the Marshall Tournament on Saturday.