Local team breaks opponents undefeated streak

Becky Koll serves as her partner, Pat Pierson readies.

In a heated tennis match April 4, the USTA 3.5 ladies 55 and over local team defeated Shreveport’s undefeated team. The match took place at the Southern Hills Tennis Center in Shreveport.  On their way to the finals, the Natchitoches team has already beaten several other teams from the Shreveport area.

They will go to the State Championships in Lake Charles April 26-29. Members are Captain Becky Koll, Beth Edens, Pat Pierson, Melanie McCain, Melanie Johnson, Carmen Aviles, Cissy Picou, Missy Aldredge, Beverly Waller, Nancy Bushnell-Harper and Kim Patterson. Submitted by Coach Willie Paz