Geoff Cowles/News Mount Vernon’s Marah Staats returns a ball in a match against Delaware’s Lily Tope on Aug. 19 at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. Staats won her match 7-5, 6-0, but the Yellow Jackets lost 3-2 to the rival Pacers, the middle of a three-game losing streak.

Staats a bright spot for Jackets’ tennis

The Mount Vernon girls tennis team hit a mid-season bump in the road. The Yellow Jackets dropped a pair of 3-2 decisions on Wednesday and Thursday, losing a mid-week home match to archrival Delaware at Mount Vernon Nazarene University, and then sustaining a tough loss on the road at Marysville on Friday.


August 22, 2020

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