Abby McCord finishes off a point at the net as doubles partner Mia Stan watches from the baseline.

Welcome Back: Four Starters Return in Repmo Tennis Rout

Different lineup. Same results.

Much of the Lady Tigers’ varsity tennis lineup returned from quarantine Tuesday for a battle against Branson, and it turned into a rout. Republic won all nine matches on its home courts in the shutout win.

Key to the shutout was a come-from-behind win at #3 doubles by Ashlyn Leonard and Taylor Massey, who overcame a 7-3 deficit to win 9-7. That gave Republic a commanding three-matches-to-none lead. From there, Republic swept the singles matches to finish off the night.

Tuesday marked the first matches in more than a week for Elsie Crawford, Abby McCord, Morgan Lewis, and Mia Stan.

The 9-0 score is just Republic’s second-ever varsity sweep of Branson. The JV team won 13-6.

The Lady Tigers are now 5-1 overall and 3-0 in Central Ozark Conference play. They’ll step out of the league Wednesday to host a solid Springfield Central squad.

1. Elsie Crawford d. Andrea Fuentes 8-0
2. Abby McCord d. Madelyn Volz 8-1
3. Morgan Lewis d. Chase Carlin 8-1
4. Mia Stan d. Sylvie Barbour 8-1
5. Izzy Wells d. Brooklyn Buxton 8-1
6. Ashlyn Leonard d. Avery Webber 8-2

1. Crawford/Lewis d. Fuentes/Volz 8-0
2. McCord/Stan d. Carlin/Barbour 8-2
3. Leonard/Massey d. Buxton/Webber 9-7

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