South Putnam girls' tennis continues to play impressive tennis, downing visiting Southmont 3-2.
Whitney Warren was South Putnam's big singles winner, defeating Hannah Wheeler 6-0 and 6-0 at No. 2 singles. At No. 3 singles, Liz Mink beat Aubrey Gillology in straight sets 6-1 and 6-3.
The Eagles' only loss in singles competition was at No. 1 singles were Chelsea Clark lost to Ashlee Richardson 7-6, 4-6 and 6-3.
In doubles, Megan Klotz and Samantha Callahan won at No. 2 doubles defeating Mary Keller and Rachel Power 6-0 7-5. At No. 1 doubles, Cassie Davis and Megan Criss stumbled after a strong start and lost to Jenna Whaller and Aubri Rush 4-6, 6-2, 6-2.
"Varsity played well," South Putnam head coach Johnnie Briones said. "Chelsea Clark had a slow start and was down 0-5 in the first set. I was proud of how she battled back.
"No. 1 doubles started out well, then struggled the rest of the way. I know they will bounce back against Turkey Run," Briones said.
In junior varsity action, South won 6-3.
South Putnam will host Turkey Run at 4:30 p.m. today.
At South Putnam
South Putnam 3, South Vermillion 2
Singles -- Richardson (S) def. Clark (SP) 7-6, 4-6, 6-3; Warren (SP) def. Wheeler (S) 6-0, 6-0. Mink (SP) def. Gillology (S) 6 1, 6-3.
Doubles -- Whaller/Rush (S) def. Davis/Criss (SP) 4-6, 6-2, 6-2; Callahan/Klotz (SP) def. Keller/Power (S)6-0, 7-5
Next match -- South Putnam will host Turkey Run at 4:30 p.m. today.