Joplin girls tennis nip Ozark

Sep. 9—OZARK, Mo. — The Joplin girls tennis team defeated Ozark 5-4 Thursday afternoon on the road.

Joplin improved to 5-8.

Singles action saw Joplin's Emma Watts defeat Lilli Roeder 9-7 at No. 1, Jensen Vowels beat Laura Wolfe 8-1 at No. 3 and Brynn Driver down Serena Broussard 8-3 at No. 4.

In doubles, Watts-Driver defeated Roeder-Makenna Whitefield 8-5 at No. 1 and Vowels-Mya Ndedi Ntepe beat Wolfe-Broussard 9-7 at No. 2.

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