TERRE HAUTE —
Terre Haute North and 14th-ranked Terre Haute South tuned up for an upcoming Indianapolis-area invasion by winning one-sided matches against more familiar foes in boys high school tennis Thursday.
South beat West Vigo 5-0 at home, losing just two games along the way, while North disposed of visiting Northview by the same score, losing only three games.
Both teams host third-ranked Indianapolis North Central and fifth-ranked Brebeuf on Saturday.
At Terre Haute South
South 5, West Vigo 0
Singles — Nathan Bogle (THS) def. Kyle Watson 6-0, 6-0; Krishan Kumar (THS) def. Paden Horsley 6-0, 6-0; Alex Barksdale (THS) def. Blake Benefiel 6-1, 6-0.
Doubles — Reed Crawford-Scott Kellar (THS) def. Chris Gardner-Tyson Tolerson 6-0, 6-0; Alec Fair-Henry Stadler (THS) def. Logan Benefiel-Michael Vermillion 6-1, 6-0.
JV — South won 5-0.
Next — South (10-2) plays Brebeuf at 9 a.m. and Indianapolis North Central at 1 p.m. Saturday.
At Terre Haute North
North 5, Northview 0
Singles — Tate Egan (THN) def. Devin Clark 6-0, 6-0; Ethan Caldwell (THN) de. Tyler Funk 6-0, 6-0; Andrew Farmer (THN) def. Damon Bass 6-0, 6-0.
Doubles — Sam Wolf-Gabe Savigny (THN) def. Gaddis Baysinger-Skyler Holifield 6-3, 6-0; Keaton Akers-Justin Newton (THN) def. Kyle Moore-Alec Coughanowr 6-0, 6-0.
JV — North won 8-0.
Next — North (7-3) will play host to Indianapolis North Central (9 a.m.) and Brebeuf (1 p.m.) on Saturday. Northview is now 13-5.
In other boys high school tennis Thursday:
• Bloomfield 5, Sullivan 0 — At Sullivan, Del Carter won his match at No. 1 singles by a 6-2, 6-1 score to help the visiting Cardinals emerge victorious.
Singles — Del Carter (B) def. Jake Pirtle 6-2, 6-1; Alex Chestnut (B) def. William Arnett 6-1, 6-3; Conner Dowden (B) def. Carson Willis 6-3, 6-2.
Doubles — Andrew Dawson-Jared Myers (B) def. Luke Willis-Austin Bobbitt 6-3, 6-1; Evan Fuller-Hunter Heaton (B) def. Callen Spatz-Riley Pirtle 4-6, 6-3, 10-4.
Northview 4, Owen Valley 1
Singles — Kendal Normam (OV) def. Devin Clark 6-0, 6-0; Bryce Britton (N) def. Corbin Worland 6-1, 7-5; Alec Coughanowr (N) def. Eric Kong 6-1, 6-0.
Doubles — Skyler Holifield-Gaddis Baysinger (N) def. Noah Woodruff-Hogan McHaley 6-1, 6-1; Kyle Moore-Damon Bass (N) def. Jonathan Carey-Anthony Sessions (OV) 6-0, 6-1
Note — With this victory, Northview captured the Western Indiana Conference championship with a 6-0 record.
• West Vigo 1, North Putnam 0 — At West Vigo, Justin Kump scored on a free kick in the first half to lead the Vikings to victory.
Nathan Augustus recorded 13 saves in goal for the winners.