TERRE HAUTE —
Terre Haute North and Terre Haute South will play what almost always proves to be the decisive match of the boys high school tennis sectional at 5 p.m. Thursday at North, as a result of pairings drawn Monday.
Sectional play begins Wednesday with another big rivalry, North Central vs. Sullivan, and the winner of that match plays West Vigo in the other semifinal match on Thursday.
Championship match is 2 p.m. Saturday.
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In tennis played Monday:
• Terre Haute North 4, Crawfordsville 1 — At North, the Patriots’ No. 1 doubles team of Keaton Akers and Justin Newton led the way by losing just one game.
Terre Haute North 4, Crawfordsville 1
Singles — Andrew Farmer (THN) def. Dane Baldwin 6-4, 7-5; George Cio (C) def. Harry Williams 6-2, 3-6, 6-2; Grant Potts (THN) def. Tanner Laughlin 6-2, 6-0.
Doubles — Keaton Akers-Justin Newton (THN) def. A.J. Baldwin-Chris Kang 6-0, 6-1; Lucas Davis-Luke Dugger (THN) def. Logan Hayes-Juan Huesca 6-1, 6-1.
JV — North won 8-0.
Next — Terre Haute North (6-9) plays Terre Haute South at 5 p.m. Thursday in the North Sectional.
• West Vigo 3, Owen Valley 2 — At Spencer, the Vikings improved to 19-2 for the season and completed an unbeaten run through the Western Indiana Conference.
The 19 victories betters a school record that had stood since 1988.
West Vigo 3, Owen Valley 2
Singles — Kendal Norman (OV) def. Kyle Watson 6-1, 6-1; Blake Benefiel (WV) def. Josiah Henson 6-0, 6-0; Noah Woodruff (OV) def. Logan Benefiel 6-1, 6-1.
Doubles — Paden Horsley-Tyson Tolerson (WV) def. Ryan Scully-Anthony Sessions 6-0, 6-0; Grant Kirby-Michael Vermillion (WV) def. Eric Kong-Jeldrik Schumacher 6-2, 6-3.
Next — West Vigo (19-2) plays either North Central or Sullivan at 5 p.m. Thursday at Terre Haute North.
• South Vermillion 5, South Putnam 0 — At Clinton, the Wildcats wrapped up their regular season by blanking their first-round sectional opponent.
South Vermillion 5, South Putnam 0
Singles — Ben Cvengros (SV) def. Tyler Long 6-0, 6-0; Cole Morgan (SV) def. Collin Berry 6-4, 4-6, 6-4; Ryan Scott (SV) def. Josh Stewart 6-2, 6-3.
Doubles — Aaron Hines-Kam Weyrauch (SV) def. Jake Carmichael-Trey Moore 6-1, 6-3; Dalton Bogetto-Joey Vermillion (SV) def. Zane Crosby-Mason Sollman 7-6, 6-3.
Next — South Vermillion plays South Putnam again on Thursday at the Northview Sectional.