Tiger Cubs tennis wins at Speedway
SPEEDWAY -- The Greencastle tennis team moved to 4-0 on the season with a WCC win last night at Speedway, 4-1. Coach Trish Lowe was happy with her team's performance in the conditions.
"This was a great day to play with a huge wind factor. I think we did a good job making adjustments for the win. I guess we are conference champions!" she said.
Besides being undefeated as a team, number one singles Kelsey Hennette (4-0), number three singles Emma Kaiser (3-0) and the number one doubles team of Kayla Birt and Savannah Provine (4-0) all stayed undefeated. Also winning for the Tiger Cubs was the number two doubles team of Ashley Watkins and Rachel Jackson.
The Tiger Cubs will host Crawfordsville at 4;30 p.m. Thursday.
Greencastle 4, Speedway 1
Singles -- Kelsey Hennette (GHS) def Claire Moorman (SHS) 6-3, 6-1; Kacia Nolan (SHS) def. Carol Lafoe (GHS) 6-2, 6-2; Emma Kaiser (GHS) def. Adrienne Runge (SHS) 6-0, 6-0.
Doubles -- Kayla Birt/Savannah Provine (GHS) def. Kelsy Roban/Danielle Andres (SHS) 6-0, 6-2; Ashley Watkins/ Rachel Jackson (GHS) def. Jaimee Cassaday/ Heather Pappas (SHS) 6-1, 6-2.
Junior Varsity Results
Singles -- Kate Babington (GHS) def. Anna Mirza (SHS) 6-2, Mirza (SHS) def. Melissa Ball (GHS) 6-5.
Doubles -- Rena Warren/Aubrey Merrell (GHS) def. Britney Mason/Berniece Rodriguez (SHS) 8-1, Brooke Merrill/Christy Shelley (SHS) def. Kristen Flint/Briana Martin (GHS) 8-3, Jordan Karch/Katie Collins (GHS) def. Verce Dimovar/Ashleigh Juden (SHS) 8-2, Bridget Tucker/Britteny Elliott (GHS) def. Mason/Rodriguez (SHS) 8-6, Brooke Merrill/Christy Shelley (SHS) def. Hilary Schroeder/Ashley Holmes (GHS) 6-3.
Next match -- Greencastle hosts Crawfordsville at 430 p.m. Thursday.
Eagles win at Southmont
NEW MARKET -- South Putnam girls' tennis traveled to Southmont Monday, where they picked up a 3-2 victory over the Mounties.
Winning matches for the Eagles were number two singles Whitney Warren, number three singles Elizabeth Mink and the number one doubles team of Chelsea Clark and Samantha Callahan.
Coach Johnnie Briones was pleased with what he saw from his team.
"I'm proud of the number one doubles team. They came back and won in three sets," Briones said.
Additionally, Warren moved her record to 5-0.
The Eagles travel to Turkey Run for a 4:30 p.m. match today.
South Putnam 3, Southmont 2
Singles -- Ashlee Richardson (SM) def. Shelley Douglass (SP) 6-3, 6-2; Whitney Warren (SP) def. Karly Sims (SM) 6-3, 6-4; Elizabeth Mink (SP) def. Hannah Wheeler (SM) 7-5, 6-3.
Doubles -- Chelsea Clark/Samantha Callahan (SP) def. Nicole Lewis/Kayla York (SM) 5-7, 7-6, 6-2; Marry Keller/Rachel Powell (SM) def. Megan Criss/Cassie Davis (SP) 6-7, 6-4, 6-4.
Junior Varsity Results
Singles -- Tabitha Arnold (SP) def. Mallory Parker (SM) 8-2, Megan Klotz (SP) def. Megan Fisher (SM) 8-3, Hannah Dossett (SM) def. Jessica Minor (SP) 8-6, Abbie Trauner (SP) def. Andi Reynolds (SM) 8-4.
Doubles -- Aubri Rush/Jenna Whaler (SM) def Kaila Kirkman/Ashley Ross (SP) 8-2, Haliegh Moore/Brokke Wininger (SM) def. Adison Tudor/Kaitlynn Nissen (SP) 8-4, Kyley Brown/Gabrielle McCammack (SP) def. Sarah Welcher/Katie Hunley (SM) 8-3.