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East tennis advances in HHC
Host Columbus East took care of business in the first round of Hoosier Hills Conference boys tennis play Monday with a 5-0 win over Jennings County.
“I was trying to get our guys to work on specific things,” said East coach Jim Stone. “We looked pretty good.”
East No. 1 singles player Matt Fuehne cruised past Jennings County’s Owen Land 6-0, 6-2, and the Olympians’ No. 2 singles player, Seth Meyers, downed Tod Brown
At No. 3 singles, East’s
Alex Pegram triumphed over the Panthers’ Adam Jackson 6-1, 6-1.
The East No. 1 doubles team of Jo Jo Woolwine and Sammy Woodwine got past Panthers Colton Pifer and Connor Wheeler 6-0, 6-0, while Alex Galle and Matt Furnish completed the sweep with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Jacob Woods and Luke Ertel.
East will host Seymour, a 4-1 winner Monday over Bedford North Lawrence, on Wednesday at 5 p.m. in second-round play. The finals will be Friday at Columbus East High School.
Seymour gets past BNL
Seymour’s Alex Craig won a tense opening set against Bedford North Lawrence’s Michael Carr and then posted a 7-6 (7-3), 6-3 win at No. 1 singles that propelled the Owls to a 4-1 win in the opening round of HHC play at Seymour.
The Owls swept the singles. Ben Coomer downed Zach Tran 6-1, 6-3 at No. 2 singles, and Alex Derry beat Sam Rainey 6-3, 6-0 at No. 3 singles.
Seymour’s No. 1 doubles team of Andrew Rudge and Seth Stuckwisch beat Kaleb Carpenter and Taylor Turpen 7-6 (7-1), 0-6, 6-1. Seymour’s only loss came at No. 2 doubles, where Johnny Underwood and Josh Chaney posted a 6-4, 7-5 victory over John Klever and Josiah Rudge.
Triton Central downs Hauser
HOPE — Zane Urbans and Joel Benedict posted the only win for Hauser during a 4-1 loss to visiting Triton Central.
Urbans and Benedict scored a 4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 10-8 marathon victory at No. 1 doubles.
Triton Central took No. 1 singles as Caleb Steele downed Kyle Benedict 7-5, 6-3; No. 2 singles as Cody Holland beat Will Rose 6-2, 6-2; No. 3 singles as Brian Miller triumphed over Avery Talent; and No. 2 doubles as Brenzen Harris and Luke Bonista defeated Adam Carr and Luke Meier 6-0, 6-2.
Cougars can’t match Austin
SEYMOUR — Trinity Lutheran was thumped by visiting Austin 5-0.
The Eagles took quick leads at all five positions, as the Cougars were unable to win any sets and only won three games each in singles and doubles.
Jack Lucas and Andrew Rodriguez at No. 1 doubles had the most success for the Cougars as they fell to Josh Turner and Brady Patton
Henry Welker won one game in the first set against Chris Mayfield at No. 1 singles, while Connor Galyen captured one game in each set in losing to Devin Richey at No. 3 singles.
Aaron Bloch at No. 2 singles and Tanner Prewitt and Job Willman at No. 2 doubles were unable to win any games.
Waldrop edges Brown County
NASHVILLE — Although Brown County won both doubles matches, it dropped
a 3-2 decision to visiting Waldron.
Bryce Fish and Evan Rose defeated Mike Forthofer and Travis Whelen 6-1, 6-3 at No. 1 doubles, and Nolan White and Dakota Patterson beat Zechariah Garette and Dakota Wooten at No. 2 doubles 7-6 (7-1), 6-4.
In singles, Xavier Brown of Waldron downed Nathan Miller 6-2, 6-2, Brandon Dalley of Waldron beat Shane Franklin 6-1, 0-6, 6-4 at No. 2 singles, and Austin Wise of Waldron got past Brady Rose of Brown County 6-3, 6-1.
Trinity Lutheran pounds Milan
SEYMOUR — Stone Riddle pounded home five goals to lead Trinity Lutheran to a 9-0 win over visiting Milan.
Bobby Tabeling had three goals, while Jacob Christopher scored once for the winners.
Chris Rust had four assists for Trinity Lutheran.
Eagles shut out at home
NASHVILLE — Bedford North Lawrence handed Brown Country its second loss of the season with a 4-0 decision.
Tommy Merriman had 12 saves in goal for the Eagles, who are 8-2-1 overall.
Eagles struggle in finale
BLOOMINGTON — The Brown County girls golf team finished its season with a 495 at the sectional golf tournament at the Cascades Golf Course.
Martinsville won the tournament with a 309, followed by second-place Bloomington South at 332.
Brown County’s Sharon Walters shot 121, Ricki Jordan carded a 123, Tori Akles put together a 125, and Mary Kate McCann had a 126.
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