In a nip and tuck affair, Mt. Juliet senior Andrea Hanson defeated sophomore Sydney Miller to give the Lady Golden Bears a 4-3 win over the Lady Wildcats.
Wilson Central (1-1, 1-2 overall) split the opening two doubles matches as seniors Lani Lee and Jennifer Beckham breezed past Hanson and junior Riquera Smith 8-3 at the number two doubles spot.
Mt. Juliet (1-0, 1-0 overall) got on the board as freshman Kennedy Cole and sophomore Carly Earnhardt defeated junior Cassie Joslin and sophomore Savannah Westbrook 8-4 at number one doubles.
Mt. Juliet quickly picked up two more wins as Cole defeated Lee 6-1, 6-2 at one singles and Earnhardt defeated Westbrook 6-1, 6-4 to go up 3-1.
Beckham swept through sophomore Caroline Fanous 6-1, 6-1 at number five singles, but Hanson’s 6-1, 6-2 win came shortly after which clinched the match.
Joslin defeated Smith 1-6, 6-4, (14-12) for Wilson Central’s final point.
Mt. Juliet girls 4, Wilson Central 3
1. Kennedy Cole (M) d. Lani Lee (W) 6-1, 6-2
2. Carly Earnhardt (M) d. Savannah Westbrook (W) 6-1, 6-2
3. Cassie Joslin (W) d. Riquera Smith (M) 1-6, 6-4, (14-12)
4. Andrea Hanson (M) d. Sydney Miller (W) 6-1, 6-2
5. Jennifer Beckham (W) d. Caroline Fanous (M) 6-1, 6-1
Alex Roanhouse (W) d. Cecilia Demaski (M) 8-0
1. Cole Earnhardt (M) d. Joslin Westbrook (W) 8-4
2. Beckham/Lee (W) d. Hanson/Smith (M) 8-3