Gottmans take third in state tennis doubles
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Palmyra’s doubles pair of Maura Gottman and Molly Gottman added their names to PHS sports history with a third-place finish in Class 1 doubles at the state individual girls tennis championships in Springfield Saturday.
Playing at the Cooper Tennis Complex, the pair defeated the Mt. Vernon pair, Isabella Mosley and Allison Schubert, 6-2, 6-4, in the third-place match.
Earlier in the day, the Gottman sisters lost in the semifinals, 6-1, 6-0, to the eventual champions from Kennett, Claire Bean and Handley McAtee.
The Gottmans began the tournament with a 7-5, 6-1 first-round win over Clayton’s Riley Reeves and Riley Zimmerman.
They then won in the quarterfinals later in the day, 6-3, 6-1, over Notre Dame de Sion’s Lauryn Murphy and Elizabeth Vance.