By Les Dixon
SOUTH LAUREL — The Williamsburg Lady Yellow Jackets continue to show signs of improvement and picked up a couple of wins during their 7-2 loss to the South Laurel Lady Cardinals.
Defending region champion Neha Rao won her match against Rachel Rains, 8-0, while Williamsburg’s Hannah Thomas picked up an 8-3 victory in singles action while Tess Perkins and Hannah Byrd won their doubles match, 8-6.
South Laurel 7, Williamsburg 2
No. 1 Rachel Rains (W) lost to Neha Rao (SL), 8-0
No. 2 Kaitlyn Taylor (W) lost to Emily Turner (SL), 8-6
No. 3 Jena Shaw (W) lost Makenzie Jones (SL), 8-3
No. 4 Tess Perkins (W) lost to Savanna Durham (SL), 8-3
No. 5 Hannah Thomas (W) def. Kayla Cornett (SL), 8-3
No. 6 Hannah Byrd lost to Hannah Amburgey (SL), 8-3
No. 1 Rains/Shaw (W) lost to Rao/Turner (SL), 8-0
No. 2 Taylor/Thomas (W) lost to Jones/Durham (SL), 8-3
No. 3 Perkins/Byrd (W) def. Amburgey/McCowan (SL), 8-6
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