Lady Jays sending four to State tennis tournament

Lady Jays sending four to State tennis tournament

The Guthrie High School girl’s tennis team continues to gain momentum as the season has progressed. On Monday, it paid off as four Lady Jays advanced to the 2016 State tournament.

The tennis team traveled to Claremore for the 5A regional and competed with Claremore, Bishop Kelley, Edison Prep, Tulsa Memorial, Pryor, Tahlequah and Shawnee.

The doubles team of Jillian Chappell and Makaya Coker reached the regional championship, but fell short to finish second.

In singles action, Brianna Berryman placed third to advance in No. 1 singles while Trista LeGrande placed third in No. 2 singles play.

“So proud of these girls,” head coach Mary Hudson said.

The state tournament is set for Friday and Saturday at the Oklahoma City Tennis Center.

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