Destin Marlins perfect on the tennis courts
With three games under their belts, both the girls and boys tennis teams at Destin Middle School Marlins are undefeated.
The Marlins have swept the Bruner Spartans of Fort Walton Beach, along with the Shoal River Mustangs and Davidson Panthers of Crestview — all 7-0.
A match with Pryor Middle School, which was to be the season opener, was a rainout and will be rescheduled.
Members of the Destin girls team are No. 1 seed Madison Clark; Madison Baker, No. 2 seed; Ansley Chipser, No. 3; Sloane Porter, No. 4; Bella Burkett, No. 5. Others filling out the roster include Carly Maurer, Sydney Eubanks, Noelle Crosby and Helena Small.
The boys are led by No. 1 seed Brody Miller. Ethan Eubanks is No. 2 seed; Eason Ingram, No. 3; Blake Forrester, No. 4; and Ty Suchevits, No. 5. The rest of the Marlins are Hudson Akers, Hawke Yohe and Eisley Ingram.
The Marlins are playing their home matches at Bluewater Bay this season.
Up next for Destin is a 4 p.m. match on April 17 at Fort Walton Beach Tennis Center against Liza Jackson.