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May 14, 2013

Prep report: Patriots, Braves favored to advance from tennis sectional 1st round

TERRE HAUTE — Persons attending this week’s girls tennis sectional championship match at Terre Haute North might want to pack a lunch.

The host Patriots needed more than three hours earlier this season to subdue Terre Haute South, and the two teams are heavily favored to advance from Wednesday’s first-round matches — South against Sullivan, North against West Vigo — as a result of pairings drawn Monday.

Play begins at 5 p.m. both nights.

Girls tennis sectional

At Terre Haute North

Wednesday — Terre Haute South vs. Sullivan and Terre Haute North vs. West Vigo, both matches starting at 5 p.m.

Thursday — Championship, 5 p.m.


At Sellersburg

Terre Haute North 3, Columbus North 2

Singles — Olivia Caldwell (THN) def. Paige Litrell 6-4, 6-4; Caroline Potter (THN) def. Megan Olibo 7-6, 6-2; Meredith Egan (THN) def. Alex Friend 6-0, 6-1.

Doubles — Sydney Anderson-Sarah Vandolk (CN) def. Becca Weber-Rosemary Weber 6-2, 6-0; Brooke Ridenor-Rosemary Yoner (CN) def. Chelsea Lunsford-Delaney Wilson 6-2, 6-1.

JV — Terre Haute North 2, Columbus North 1.

Silver Creek 3, Terre Haute North 2

Singles — Kathleen Hebble (SC) def. Caldwell 6-0, 6-3; C.Potter (THN) def. Grace Clayton 6-2, 6-2; Egan (THN) def. Gabby Dunn 6-0, 6-1.

Doubles — Jenny Block-Rebecca Knittle (SC) def. R.Weber-Wilson 6-3, 6-2; Katie Hawkins-Kelsi Scott (SC) def. Lunsford-B.Weber 6-3, 6-2.

Next — Terre Haute North (8-5) opens sectional play at home Wednesday against West Vigo.


• Terre Haute South 13, Mooresville 2 — At Mooresville, the top three hitters in the Braves’ batting order had two hits each as the visitors never trailed against a potential sectional opponent.

Terre Haute South    300    100    9    —    13    11    1

Mooresville    000    001    1    —    2    5    1

W — Olds, 5-2. L — Brinkley. HR — THS: Clinkenbeard (1).

Highlights — For South, Jared Wolfe was 2 for 4 with a triple, 3 runs and 2 RBIs; Justin Jenkins 2 for 4 with a double and 3 runs; Jacob Johnson 2 for 4 with 2 runs; and Mitchell Clinkenbeard 1 for 1 with a pinch-hit grand slam homer.

Next — Terre Haute South (16-6) plays today at Sullivan.

• Terre Haute North 6, Bloomington South 2 — At Don Jennings Field, Sam Wolf had three hits, including a homer, as the Patriots won a nonconference game.

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