News From Terre Haute, Indiana

September 30, 2013

Preps: Sectional tennis draw pits North vs. South

Tribune-Star staff report
The Tribune-Star

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.

• White River Valley 4, Linton 1 — At Switz City, Zack McGill won at No. 2 singles for the visiting Miners.

White River Valley 4, Linton 1

Singles — Trent Myers (WRV) def. Mitchell Cox 6-0, 6-0; Zack McGill (L) def. Ethan Hoffeditz 6-2, 6-0; Sam Kreiling (WRV) def. Andrew Woods 6-3, 6-4.

Doubles — Jorden English-Colton Gregory (WRV) def. Rain Foster-Dalton Van Patten 6-1, 6-1; Trey English-Clay Smith (WRV) won by default.

Next — Linton (0-16) plays North Daviess on Thursday at the North Daviess Sectional.


• Terre Haute South 3, West Vigo 0
— At West Vigo, Kaitlynn Gilmore and Marissa Coutinho combined for 25 digs for the visiting Braves.

Terre Haute South            25    25    25

West Vigo            19    17    10

Highlights — For South, Natalie Scamihorn had 24 assists, Kaitlynn Gilmore 13 digs, Marissa Coutinho 12 digs, Maddie Callahan 10 kills, Bailee Williams 7 kills, Caitlyn Newton 6 aces and Maddy Jaeger a block.

Next — Terre Haute South (12-11) hosts Bloomington North next Monday.




At Roachdale

Terre Haute South    2    7    —    9

North Putnam    0    1    —    1

South goals — Graham Wrin, Tony Serrato (Petr Rodway), Paul Pendergast,.Serrato (Rory Sommerville), Max Cooper (Sommerville), Caaveh Siahmakoun (Jake Schmidt), Evan Keiser (Rodway), Pendergast (Wrin), Matt Green (Grant Hammons)

Next — Terre Haute South hosts Northview today.