Tribune Staff Reports
Brownstown Central improved to 5-1 in the Mid-Southern Conference and 13-2 overall with Thursday’s 4-1 tennis win at Eastern (Pekin). That extended the Braves’ winning streak to 12.
Chris Allman at No. 3 singles, Skylar Luedeman and Skylar Thompson at No. 1 doubles and William Ollo and Kent Criminger at No. 2 doubles all won in straight sets.
In the other two positions, though, it took three sets. Brownstown came out on top at No. 2 singles when Cole Borden won 6-3, 2-6, 6-3. Chaz Schneider at No. 1 singles won the first set 6-4 before falling 6-1 and 7-6 (5).
Today and Saturday, the Braves will play in the Scottsburg Invitational.
Trinity Lutheran 5,
Shawe Memorial 0
Shawe Memorial only had one player, and Trinity Lutheran’s Henry Welker won the matchup 6-7, 7-6, 10-6.
Trinity won all of the other points by forfeit.
That moves the Cougars’ record to 6-7, and on Monday, they will play at Austin.
Columbus East 5, Seymour 0
Seymour was competitive at all positions, but Columbus East won the match 5-0.
At No. 2 singles, Seymour’s Ben Coomer won the first set 6-4 but couldn’t pull out a win, falling 6-1, 7-6 (4). Alex Craig won three games in each set at No. 1 singles, and Brady Rinehart lost 6-1, 6-0 at No. 3 singles.
At No. 1 doubles, Seth Stuckwisch and Andrew Rudge had a shot at winning the first set, but they lost 6-4 and then had a 6-0 setback. Columbus East only gave up three games at No. 2 doubles.
The Owls are now 2-11 and on Monday will begin Hoosier Hills Conference Tournament play.
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