The Wabash Lady Apache tennis team was edged 2-3 by Peru in the sectional championship Saturday.
1 Singles Madison Deniston (3-0) Peru Def. Charlianne Pardo (7-8) Wabash 6-1, 6-2
2 Singles Jayna Huber (3-0) Peru Def. Claire Cromer (9-4) Wabash 6-2, 6-2
3 Singles Adri Ward (3-0) Peru Def. Kristyn Ford (9-4) Wabash 4-6, 7-6, 7-6
1 Doubles Prachi Patel (9-6) & Jordan Rauh (9-6) Wabash Def. Breanna Manriguez (1-1) & Kyle Eckerly (1-2) Peru 6-4, 6-3
2 Doubles Abby Stein (12-2) & Shelby Stone (12-1) Wabash Def. Grace Comerford (2-1) & Mallory Struble (2-1) Peru 6-1, 7-5
The Wabash Lady Apache tennis team will meet Peru in the sectional final Friday. Wabash made it to the final by out lasting Northfield 3-2. Peru topped Manchester 5-0.
1 Singles Bayli Birk Northfield Def. Charlianne Pardo Wabash 6-4, 6-3
2 Singles Claire Cromer Wabash Def. Elaina Terrell Northfield 2-6, 6-3, 6-2
3 Singles Kristyn Ford Wabash Def. Natalie Schuler Northfield 6-0, 6-1
1 Doubles Alyssa Richter & Leanne Beck Northfield Def. Jordan Rauh & Prachi Patel Wabash 6-3, 6-3
2 Doubles Abby Stein & Shelby Stone Wabash Def. Ciara Ritchie & Jensen Zumbaugh Northfield 6-3, 6-1
Although Northfield lost as a team, #1 singles player Bayli Birk and the #1 doubles team of Alyssa Richter & Leanne Beck will move on in the individual tournament by winning at #1. The site and time has yet to be determined.
The Wabash Lady Apache tennis team opened sectional play Wednesday with a 5-0 sweep of Maconaquah. Not only did they complete the sweep, all matches were decided in two sets.
1 Singles Charlianne Pardo Wabash Def. Stacia Braden Maconaquah 6-2, 6-1
2 Singles Claire Cromer Wabash Def. Victoria Brooks Maconaquah 6-0, 6-1
3 Singles Kristyn Ford Wabash Def. Gabby Ladd Maconaquah 6-2, 6-2
1 Doubles Prachi Patel & Jordan Rauh Wabash Def. Alyssa Shields & Lexi Miller Maconaquah 6-3, 6-1
2 Doubles Abby Stein & Shelby Stone Wabash Def. Haley Guss & Sydney Russell Maconaquah 6-2, 6-0
Dan Ford: ”This was a good start for us at sectional. We had solid performances throughout the line-up.”
The Lady Apaches will take on Northfield next on Thursday.
The Southwood varsity tennis team topped Tippecanoe Valley 4 – 1Tuesday. Posting singles wins were Sarah Peters, Emma Flynn and Alyson Gouveia. Sofia Draper and Jordan Vielee had a doubles win.
The junior varsity fell to Tippecanoe Valley 4 – 3. JV winners were Josie Marchetti, Anna Rees and Caitlynn Charles and Natalie Knoblock and Kayleigh Shearer.
The Wabash tennis team made quick work of Maconaquah Monday, sweeping the Braves 5-0.
1 Singles Charlianne Pardo (6-6) Wabash Def. Stacia Braden (1-1) Maconaquah 0-6, 6-4, 7-5
2 Singles Claire Cromer (7-3) Wabash Def. Victoria Brooks (1-1) Maconaquah 7-5, 6-0
3 Singles Kristyn Ford (7-3) Wabash Def. Gabby Ladd (0-2) Maconaquah 6-0, 6-0
1 Doubles Prachi Patel (7-5) & Jordan Rauh (7-5) Wabash Def. Alyssa Shields (0-1) & Lexi Miller (0-1) Maconaquah 6-2, 6-1
2 Doubles Abby Stein (9-2) & Shelby Stone (9-1) Wabash Def. Sydney Russell (0-1) & Haley Guss (0-1) Maconaquah 6-1, 6-2
JV lost 3-2
Sarah Ritter won 8-6
Ritter/Taylor Egts won 8-2
Wabash plays Maconaquah Wednesday in the first round of sectional at Peru at 5pm
The Northfield Lady Norse tennis team blanked Tippecanoe Valley 5-0 in the last regular match of the season Monday. The singles players Bayli Birk, Elaina Terrell, and Jensen Zumbaugh only gave up 6 total games. #1 doubles Team of Alyssa Richter and Leanne Beck won 6-0, 6-1 and improved Their record to 14-2 and the #2 doubles team of Natalie Schuler and Ciara Ritchie won in straight sets 6-3, 6-3.
Heading in as a sectional front runner, the #1 doubles team of Alyssa Richter & Leanne Beck are now 14-2 on the season heading into sectional play. Their record from the last two seasons now stands at 30-5 and if you count 3 seasons ago (Alyssa-sophomore and Leanne—freshman—playing at #1 doubles) their combined record is 40-10.
JV winners were Alex Peterson, Emily Unger and Jessie Sears
Wabash High School will host a tennis camp in June for Wabash City School students. The camp will run Monday through Friday, June 10-14. Session one, open to those entering grades 5&6, will be 8:00-8:50am each day. Session two, open to those entering grades 7-9, will be 9:00-9:50am each day. Cost of the camp is $15. Sign-up/information forms are available in the school offices. All participants registered by May 23rd will receive a camp T-shirt. Instructors are WHS tennis coaches Dan Ford, Katie Cromer and Jr. Carrillo.
Listed below is the draw for the Peru tennis sectional involving all four county teams.
Wednesday @ 5:00
Southwood vs Peru
Maconaquah vs Wabash
Thursday @ 5:00
Manchester vs Southwood/Peru Winner
Northfield vs Maconaquah/Wabash Winner
Friday @ 5:00