Five players reach second round at state tennis

Published 4:00 pm Friday, May 31, 2024

Five area tennis players reached the second round of the KHSAA State Tennis Championships after winning first-round matches Tuesday.

Hannah Bischoff and Maya Smith of Boyle County advanced in the girls doubles bracket after a first-round win, as did Kyra Cain and Gracie Demrow of Casey County.

Sara Dunn of Mercer County won her first-round girls singles match before bowing out in the second round.

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Two singles players and two doubles teams from area schools lost in the first round of the boys competition.


KHSAA State Tennis Championships Tuesday
(Area results; seeds in parentheses)


Singles at Boone-Downing Tennis Complex, Lexington

First Round

Noah Earlywine (Bourbon County) def. Carter Dilbeck (Danville) 6-2, 6-2.

Jacob Holland (Lexington Catholic) def. Skyler Lee (Casey County) 6-1, 6-1.


First Round

(4) Zachary Thompson-Charlie Mooney (Lafayette) def. Sutton-King (Boyle County) 6-0, 6-0.

Owen Null-Anderson Smith (Mayfield) def. Toby Sallee-Xavier Paver (Lincoln County) 6-0, 7-6 (8-6).



Singles at Wilson Evans Tennis Complex, Berea

First Round

Sara Dunn (Mercer County) def. Briana Adams (Knott County Central) 6-2, 6-1.

Second Round

(9-16) Ella Cason (Owensboro Catholic) def. Dunn 6-0, 6-0.

Doubles at EKU Tennis Center, Richmond

First Round

Kyra Cain-Gracie Demrow (Casey County) def. Albany Ray-Emma Tagg (Madisonville-North Hopkins) 6-3, 6-3.

Hannah Bischoff-Maya Smith (Boyle County) def. Merrick Conkright-Cameron Chandler (Henderson County) 7-5, 6-0.

Second Round

(4) Arden Dethridge-Avery Overmohle (Greenwood) def. Cain-Demrow 6-0, 6-0.

(9-16) Stella Macumber-Laken Scannell (Oldham County) def. Bischoff-Smith 6-0, 6-0.