The Wabash and Manchester tennis teams advanced in Wednesday’s opening round of the girls tennis sectional at Peru. The Lady Apaches defeated Southwood 5-0, while the Lady Squires won 5-0 over Peru.
In the Wabash vs Southwood match Katie Ford defeated Anna Rees 6-4, 6-4. Taylor Middleton won over Drue Gentry 6-1, 6-1 at two singles. Alexis Hartley defeated Kim Hobson 6-3, 6-1 at #3 singles. At #1 doubles Caitlyn Mullen & Kaitlyn Hashbarger won over Brooke Wyatt & Mary Sieberns 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 and at #2 doubles Kaitlyn Dowdal & Mary Guisewhite defeated Kelly Schmidt & Hannah King 7-5, 6-3
Wabash advances to play Maconaquah Thursday.
For the Lady Squires Allison Smith won 6-1, 6-2 at #1 singles. Karly Eichenauer won at #2 singles 6-1, 6-1. Leiah Brandenburg won at #3 singles 6-0, 6-0. At #1 doubles Reilly Ruppert & Kelsey Eichenauer won 6-0, 6-1, while the #2 doubles team of Bethany Collett and Lydia Little won 6-0, 6-0.
Manchester will now play Northfield on Thursday.