Koonce, Sanders to play in All-Star Tennis event

Two DeSoto County high school tennis players were named Thursday to play in the Mississippi Association of Coaches Tennis All-Star competition on June 8 at Parham Bridges Tennis Center in Jackson. The tournament will start at 1 p.m. Admission is free.

Here are the North rosters for the All-Star event that includes Lewisburg’s Gabriel Koonce among the boys and Mattie Sanders of Hernando:

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