EDWARDSVILLE – The girls tennis team at Edwardsville High School enjoyed a successful weekend, winning all three of their meets at their annual Southern Illinois Duals tournament held at the Edwardsville Tennis Center.

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The Tigers defeated Quincy on Friday afternoon 8-1, before taking a pair of 9-0 wins over both Normal University and Triad on Saturday.

Before the meet against Quincy, Edwardsville held its annual Senior Day ceremonies, where the team’s five seniors – Hayley Earnhart, Gabby Regaldo, Izzy Sitki, Amanda Wickman and Julie LeBailly – and their families were honored for their contributions to the program.

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In the singles matches, freshman Chloe Koons took two of her three matches over the weekend, losing on Friday to Otone Odajima of the Blue Devils 6-4, 6-2, but bouncing back with a pair of wins on Saturday, defeating Bailey Grigg of the Knights 6-1, 6-1 in her final match of the weekend. Meanwhile, junior Chloe Trimpe won all three of her matches over the weekend, defeating Evelyn Wells of Triad 6-3, 6-3 in her final match.

Junior Hannah Colbert also won all three of her matches, the last win being over the Knights’ Haley Jackson 6-0, 6-3. as did juniors Grace Hackett and Emma Herman, winning their final matches by identical 6-0, 6-1 scores. Earnhart climaxed the competition by winner over Kylie Triplo 6-4, 6-2.

In the doubles against Triad, Trimpe and Colbert won over Grigg and Wells 8-3, while the team of Koons and Hackett won their match 8-2, and Herman and Earnhart won their match 8-3. All three doubles teams swept their matches over the weekend.

The Tigers are now 17-7-1 after winning seven meets this past week, and will play John Burroughs on the road on Tuesday, then are at the Lockport Invitational in suburban Chicago next weekend.

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