Clarke tennis wins SCC titles
The Clarke tennis teams continued their dominance of the South Central Conference.
The Clarke boys won their 15th conference title in 18 years, while the Lady Indians won their sixth title in 18 years and fifth title in a row.
The Clarke boys scored 22 points, edging out Centerville's 20 and Albia's 19. Meanwhile, the Clarke girls scored 28 points, running away with the team title, as Davis County finished second with 16 points.
The doubles team of Colin Morris and Jared Jamison rolled to the conference championship, not playing a match closer than 10-2.
Yahia Aly and Jacob Redman took third place. After losing to the Albia team of Hobey Hein and Austin O'Leary 10-6 in the semifinals, Aly and Redman beat the Albia team of Carter Isley and Blake Lawless 10-7 in the third-place match.
Senior Libby Bemis won the girls singles title, winning matches of 10-2 and 10-1 on her way to the finals. Bemis defeated Davis County freshman Jordyn Thompson 10-6 in the finals.
The doubles team of Tracy Morgan and Cassidy Bierbrodt rolled to the doubles title. Morgan and Bierbrodt won 10-1 in the quarterfinals and 10-3 in the semifinals. They picked up a 10-1 win over the Albia team of Mackenzie Billings and Brooke Betts in the finals.
Macey Snell and Sydnee Redman won 10-6 over Davis County's team of Megan Joos and Maddie Davidson in the quarterfinals, before losing 10-4 to Billings and Bettis in the semis.
Snell and Redman dropped the third-place match to Chariton's team of Sheena Savage and Aspen Koehn, 10-8.