Terre Haute North Girls’ tennis got off to a great start this season, beating Greencastle 3-2 in their first match of the year. North’s #1 singles player Averie Shore started off the match with a 6-2, 6-1 victory. North’s Caroline Effner outlasted her opponent 6-3, 6-3 at #2 singles. The match came down to a third set at #1 doubles, where North juniors Maylee Brown and Olivia Effner pulled out a tough 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 victory to clinch the match for North. At #3 singles, North freshman Yewon Jung, playing in her first varsity match, came back after losing the first set to force a third set, losing to a tough Greencastle opponent 0-6, 7-5, 4-6. Freshman Kenley Shoults and sophomore Krista Cottom, both playing in their first varsity match, played a great match at #2 doubles, eventually falling to Greencastle 3-6, 4-6.
In JV action, Terre Haute North showed the depth of the team, with Payton Ferency, Hannah Wineinger, and Becca Williams winning at 1, 2, and 3 JV singles, respectively. North’s JV doubles also had a great showing, with the teams of Carson Lutz and Ellie Branam at #1 doubles winning 8-1, #2 doubles Anna Bray and Aubrey Ervin winning 8-0, #3 doubles Olivia Steward and Kennedy Helderman winning 8-1, and #4 doubles Mariah Terrell and Addison Laney notching an 8-2 win. North’s JV #4 singles player Ali Spelman played great in a tough 4-6 loss against Greencastle’s #1 JV singles player.
Terre Haute North will welcome visiting West Vigo for their first home match of the season on Tuesday, April 13 at 4:30 pm.
1 Singles: Averie Shore (THN) d. Molly Ramey (G) 6-2, 6-1
2 Singles: Caroline Effner (THN) d. Maddie Landry (G) 6-3, 6-3
3 Singles: Ally Schimpf (G) d. Yewon Jung (THN) 6-0, 5-7, 6-4
1 Doubles: Maylee Brown/Olivia Effner (THN) d. Faith Hartman/Allison Fajt (G) 6-2, 3-6, 6-2
2 Doubles: Caroline Gooch/Sophie Riggle (G) d. Krista Cottom/Kenley Shoults (THN) 6-3, 6-4
1 Singles: Payton Ferency (THN) d. Liberty Amis (G) 8-3
2 Singles: Hannah Wineinger (THN) d. Bella Monnett (G) 8-5
3 Singles: Becca Williams (THN) d. Kadence Shaner (G) 8-4
4 Singles: Liberty Amis (G) d. Ali Spelman (THN) 6-4
1 Doubles: Carson Lutz/Ellie Branam (THN) d. Savannah Black/Gabi Merrell (G) 8-1
2 Doubles: Anna Bray/Aubrey Ervin (THN) d. Nicole Nguyen/Bella Green (G) 8-0
3 Doubles: Olivia Steward/Kennedy Helderman (THN) d. Hannah Seaman/Mya Weddle (G) 8-1
4 Doubles: Mariah Terrell/Addison Laney (THN) d. Michelle Morales/Kiana Hewett (G) 8-2