THE PLAINS - The Jackson Ironladies tennis team dropped a 4-1 dual match at Athens High School to open the 2018 season on Monday afternoon.
The lone Jackson win came from Josie Ball in the No. 3 singles match, who won in straight sets 6-4, 6-4.
In the No. 1 singles match, Sydney Humphreys lost 1-6, 1-6, while her sister Mackenzie went to a tiebreaker in the No. 2 slot before losing 7-5, 4-6, 2-7.
In doubles action, Trinity Montgomery and Lillie Howser lost 0-6, 0-6 in the No. 1 doubles match, while Caitlin Camp and Leslie Bragg fell 1-6, 1-6 in No. 2 doubles.
The Ironladies returned to the court on Tuesday to open Frontier Athletic Conference play at Washington Court House. They return home for a non-league match against Waverly on Wednesday, before traveling to Miami Trace in FAC action on Thursday.