New GHS tennis lineup works in debut

Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Staff reports

CRAWFORDSVILLE -- A revamped Greencastle girls' tennis lineup provided the Tiger Cubs with a 4-1 victory over Southmont Tuesday night at home.

No. 1 singles player Kelsey Hennette continued her win streak with a two set win over Ashlee Richardson. Hennette won 6-4, 6-0.

Carol LaFoe moved back into the No. 3 singles slot and came up with an impressive win over Hannah Wheeler 6-3, 6-1. Rena Warren dropped her match against Karly Sims in the No. 3 singles match, 2-6, 4-6.

In doubles action, the No. 1 team of Kayla Birt and Savannah Provine continued to dominate their competition, defeating Aubri Rush and Jenna Whalen 6-2, 6-1. The Tiger Cubs No. 2 doubles team of Emma Kaiser and Kristen Flint defeated Haleigh Moore and Brooke Wininger 6-3, 6-1.

Greencastle also won the junior varsity match 6-3.

Greencastle will travel to North Montgomery today at 5 p.m.

At Southmont

Greencastle 4, Southmont 1

Singles -- Hennette (GHS) def. Richardson (S) 6-4, 6-0; Sims (S) def. Warren (GHS) 2-6, 4-6; LaFoe (GHS) def. Wheeler (S) 6-3, 6-1.

Doubles -- Birt/Provine (GHS) def. Rush/Whalen (S) 6-2, 6-1; Kaiser/Flint (GHS) def. Moore/Wininger (S) 6-3, 6-1.

Junior Varsity Results

Singles -- Merrell (GHS) def. Parker (S) 8-2; Babington (GHS) def. Fisher (S) 8-2; Homes (GHS) def. Lichtenwalter (S) 8-1; Ball (GHS) def. Lichtenwalter (S).

Doubles -- Lewis/York (S) def. Watkins/Jackson (GHS) 8-2; Martin/Collins (GHS) def. Keller/Powell (S) 8-6; Welcher/Hunter (S) def. Karch/Shroeder (GHS) 8-3; Tucker/Elliot (GHS) def Southmont 8-0; Parker/Fisher (S) def. Kean/Moore (GHS) 6-4.

Next match -- Greencastle will travel to North Montgomery today at 5 p.m.

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