The South Putnam girls' tennis team handed the Danville Warriors a 5-0 loss Monday night on the road.
South got strong performances from both its varsity as well as it junior varsity.
In varsity action, No. 1 singles player Chelsea Clark beat Anne Baenzger 6-3 and 6-1, while No. 2 singles player Whitney Warren quickly defeated the Warriors' Megan Dodson 6-2 and 6-1. Liz Mink recorded a win a No. 3 singles with her win over Erika Vitols 6-4 and 6-4.
The No. 1 doubles team of Cassie Davis and Megan Criss breezed through Amber Reyes and Lauren Clark 6-1 and 6-1. Megan Klotz and Samantha Callahan went three sets but defeated Whitney Baeziger and Hillary Carpenter 6-4, 3-6 and 6-2.
For the junior varsity, Tabitha Arnold, Ashley Ross, Patty Rodriguez and Abbie Trauner picked up wins in singles events. Kylie Brown, Kaitlynn Nissen, Jordyn Pitts, Allison Guthrie, Jessica York and Brittany Fitzpatrick all scored wins in doubles events.
With no matches last week, head coach Johnnie Briones felt like this team got off to a slow start but more than made up for it. He also acknowledged the great play of his junior varsity squad thus far this season.
"We hope to build on this momentum for sectionals," Briones commented.
South Putnam will host Rockville at 4:30 p.m. today
South Putnam 5, Danville 0
Singles -- Clark (SP) def. Baenziger (D) 6-, 6-1; Warren (SP) def. Dodson (D) 6-2, 6-1; Mink (SP) def. Vitols (D) 6-4, 6-4.
Doubles -- Davis/Criss (SP) def. Reyes/Clark (D) 6-1, 6-1; Klotz/Callahan (SP) def. Baeziger/Carpenter (D) 6-4, 3-6, 6-2.
South Putnam , Greencastle 2
Doubles -- Brown/Nissen (SP) def. Watts/Thompson (D) 6-2; Wever/McElger (D) def. Minor/Latham (SP) 6-2; Pitts/Guthrie (SP) def. Wever/Dawson (D) 6-2; York/Fitzpatrick (SP) def. Alexander/Shelton (D) 7-6 (8-6)
Next game -- South Putnam will host Rockville at 4:30 p.m. today