TENNIS RESULTS: APRIL 13
StaceyPageOnline / Sports on Sunday, April 14, 2019
Wawasee’s impressive start to the season continued Saturday as the Warriors went 3-0 to claim the title at Jimtown.
Wawasee lost just one court against South Bend Adams, but swept Jimtown and Wabash to finish the day 3-0 in the team standings and 14-1 in duals.
Kendra Doerr at No. 1 and Peyton Rookstool at No. 2 were both 3-0 on the day. Doerr won both the Adams and Wabash matchups by straight shutouts and taking a 10-point tiebreaker against Jimtown. Rookstool finished up her day by losing just two games against Wabash.
Abby Morehead and Tate Cowan won their first varsity tournament matchups as a duo, going 3-0 at No. 2 doubles. Wawasee’s No. 1 doubles courts had Kaitlin Graber and Molly Jones win against Jimtown and Adams and give way to Valerie Haessig and Ava Harker in the Wabash match, which Wawasee also won.
Elizabeth Kleopfer went 2-1, beating Jimtown and Wabash in losing just two games in the two contests.
Wawasee has opened the season 5-0 and will get back at it Monday with Central Noble then take on defending Northern Lakes Conference champion Concord Tuesday.
Triton earned four court wins among its production at Saturday’s Plymouth Invite.
Each of its singles along with its one doubles went 1-2 in their three court matchups. The two doubles went 0-3 on the day.
Triton lost all five of its opening matches, but had Molly McFarland beat Michigan City and Ivy Powell beat Columbia City in the second round. Maddie Ritchison beat Michigan City and the duo of Emma Hepler and Lexia Hostrawser beat Peru in the final round.
Triton competes Monday at Rochester.
Warsaw hosted its annual varsity tournament Saturday, with eight teams involved.
Results were not made immediately available.