Pine Bluff starts tennis season with wins


The Pine Bluff High tennis teams won a pair of dual matches at Bloom Tennis Center to open their season Thursday.

In a 4-2 victory over Texarkana, J’Marlos Johnson and Michael Roberts won a doubles match for Pine Bluff, as did Ajia and Kye Richardson. Brentney Sargent and Jada Taylor won the singles matches.

In a 5-2 win against Sheridan, Johnson and Roberts and the Richardson sisters were victorious again, along with Victoria Grady and Torrie Richardson. Tre Harris and Xavier Grady won the singles.

Pine Bluff will play again Monday, hosting El Dorado and Sheridan at Bloom. The Zebras and Fillies will take on White Hall on Thursday at the Pine Bluff Country Club.

— I.C. Murrell