The St. Stanislaus/Our Lady Academy tennis team fell to Newton County in the Class 4A South State
Championships last week.
But, in the individual state championships, the squad got a little revenge in mixed doubles when Jacob Estrada of SSC and Paige Palazzo of OLA combined to win the Class 4A state doubles title.
Estrada/Palazzo defeated Jackson Christ and Mary Shaw of New Albany in the finals 7-5, 6-4.
En route to the title, they topped Makenzie Blackwell and Zion Turner of Indianola-Gentry 6-1, 6-0 in the first round. In the second round, they stopped Mattie McGrath and Eli Turner of Corinth 6-0, 6-1. In the third round, they outlasted Jacob Lindsey and Shelby Lindsey of Shannon 6-4, 6-1.
In boys singles, Omar Tayara of SSC fell to Tate Bacum of Newton County 6-4, 6-7, 2-6 in the first round.
In girls singles, Alejandra Rodriguez of Pass Christian beat Niyah Strickland in the first round 6-1, 6-2. She lost in the second round to Isabella Aldridge of New Albany 6-0, 3-6, 2-6.
In girls singles, Andrea Rodriguez of OLA fell to Brooks Milligan of Corinth 3-6, 1-6 in the first round.
In boys doubles, Nour Tayara and Sebastian Walker of SSC beat Abram Engle and Thomas Sharff of Purvis 6-1, 6-0 in first round action. They fell to Jack Creen and Brock Hill of West Lauderdale 1-6, 7-5, 3-6 in second round action.
Hayden Henry and Victoria Wolf of OLA lost to Lexie Kent and Ellie Myers of New Albany in girls doubles 1-6, 3-6 in the first round.
Claire Escher and Isabel Wolf of OLA beat Rheagan Case and Kenzie Bernard of Richland in girls doubles 6-, 6-0 in the first round. In second round action, they beat Brianna Ball and Caroline Hammond of Pontotoc 7-5, 6-1. In the third round, Escher/Wolf fell to Jill Gafford and Maggie Scott of New Albany 6-4, 3-6, 2-6.