Tiger Cubs' tennis match suspended

Thursday, September 4, 2008

MARSHALL -- The Greencastle boys' tennis team traveled to Turkey Run Wednesday night, but was unable to complete the match with the Warriors due to lightning.

The Tiger Cubs trailed the Warriors 2-1 at the time the match was suspended.

No 1 singles players David Cath easily handled the Warriors' Bret Tappan 6-2, 6-1. The win moves the junior's season record to 6-1.

Greencastle's doubles team struggled against the Warriors. At No. 1, Victor Ness and Dustin York fell to Turkey Run's Austin Cook and Nathan Smith 6-0, 6-0. Likewise, the No. 2 doubles team of Cy Spencer and Xander Hazel fell to John Sauer and Clayton Nevins 6-0, 6-0.

Two singles matches were nott competed due to the weather. Ty Fauvergue was winning handily at No. 2 singles 6-3, 4-1 against the Warriors' Colin Brown. At No. 3, Joey Kass was leading Turkey Runs' Brandon Walker, having taken the first set 6-2. He was trailing 3-2 in the second set.

Greencastle JV players Jared Bruner and Tyler Shoemaker had just taken the court when play was suspended.

The match is to be completed at a later date.

Greencastle plays next in Crawfordsville at the Macy Invitational on Saturday at 9 a.m.

At Turkey Run

Turkey Run 2, Greencastle 1 (suspended, lightning)

Singles -- Cath (G) def. Tappan (T) 6-2, 6-1; Fauvergue (G) leads Brown (T) 6-3, 4-1 (Inc.); Kass (G) leads Walker (T) 6-2, 2-3 (Inc.).

Doubles -- Cook/Smith (T) def. Ness/York (G) 6-0, 6-0; Sauer/Nevins (T) def. Spencer/Hazel (G) 6-0, 6-0.

Next match -- Greencastle visits Crawfordsville at 9 a.m. Saturday for the Macy Invitational.

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