Jordyn Theil and the duos of Tayler Baker and Kyla Gampp and Hilary Shonkwiler and Kristi Harris took their matches in straight sets to claim a hard-fought 3-2 win against Notre Dame. Theil won her match, dropping one game and Shonkwiler and Harris won 6-0, 6-0 in the No. 2 doubles match.
Radhika Patel and Janaki Patel won thei singles matches for the Lady Titans, who dropped their first match of the season.
“Minford is a strong team and they're solid up and down,” said Notre Dame coach Kristie Johnson. “Geneva (Hadjiyannis) had beaten Radhika in practice, so we tried her out at the No. 1 spot. She fought hard, but wasn't able to pull it off.”
“It was a hard-fought match,” said Minford coach R.D. Baker. “I was pleased with the girls' efforts.”
No. 1 Singles - Jordyn Theil def. Geneva Hadjiyannis 6-1, 6-0
No. 2 Singles - Radhika Patel def. Megan Fyffe 6-3, 6-1
No. 3 Singles - Janaki Patel def. Sarah Johnson 6-3, 6-0
No. 1 Doubles - Tayler Baker/Kyla Gampp def. Sarah Appleton/Rachel Appleton 6-2, 6-4
No. 2 Doubles - Hilary Shonkwiler/Kristi Harris def. Melissa Delabar/Suzanne Schulyer 6-0, 6-0
Record - Notre Dame 5-1.
Valley 3, Waverly 2
Hard work pays off and the Valley tennis team found that out on Wednesday.
Behind three singles wins, the Lady Indians won their first SOC match ever, beating Waverly 3-2. Michelle Mains, Stephanie Days and Amy peach all claims straight-set victories to take the overall match From the Lady Tigers.
“The girls played with a lot of heart,” said Valley coach Jill Davis. “We felt we had a chance to win. I'm proud of the way they played. They had the heart. They wanted to win.”
Valley moves to 2-3 on the young season.
No. 1 Singles - Michelle Mains def. Nicole Dively 6-4, 6-0
No. 2 Singles - Stephanie Days def. Megan Stanley 6-2, 6-3
No. 3 Singles - Amy Peach def. Courtney Justice 6-1, 6-2
No. 1 Doubles - Alyssa Workman/Brittany Burleigh def. Brooke James/Jillian Mills 6-0, 6-3
No. 2 Doubles - Laci Burton/Sami Gibbs def. Haley Denham/Cylia Queen 6-3, 6-4
Record - Valley 2-3.
Notre Dame def. Portsmouth 25-20, 25-8, 25-21
Chrissy Glockner had nine kills and two aces and Abby Lewis added 11 assists and three kills as Notre Dame upended Portsmouth in three sets on Wednesday.
Liz Stevens had six aces for the Lady Titans.
Brittany Stanley had 12 points, four blocks and three kills, Emily Hopkins added five points and three blocks and Maggee Colley had 25 assists for the Trojans.
“We're a young, inexperienced team and we're rebuilding,” said Portsmouth coach Shaye Pennington, whose team dropped to 0-2.
Notre Dame is 2-0.
Records - Notre Dame 2-0 (1-0). Portsmouth 0-2.
Clay 156, Ironton 179, Waverly 180, Northwest 188, Valley 206
Ryan Hines shot a 33 for medalist honors at Shawnee Golf Course and Clay won by 23 strokes over Ironton to win a five-team match on Wednesday.
Josh Riddlebarger had a 39 and Evan Keaton carded a 41 for the Panthers.
“We played consistent,” said Clay coach Mark Pelphrey. “One fifty-six to 160 is a good score for a young team.”
Medalist - Ryan Hines 33
Clay - Josh Riddlebarger 39, Evan Keaton 41, Nicholas Blanton 43, Cameron Caseman 49.
Northwest - McCain 43, Eichenlaub 47, Crabtree 48, Phillips 50 Prose 56
Ironton - Kerns 34, S. Christian 39, Roberts 52, Philkons 54, Reed 56, A. Christian 57.
Waverly - Fift 42, Gillian 44, Boggs 45, Roose 49, Tackett 51, Lavier 57.
Valley - Burchett 43, Evans 50, McPhethers 54, Robertson 59.
Jackson 156, Eastern Pike 163, Rock Hill 219
Roman Slone tied for top score with a 37 at Big Beaver Golf Course and the Eagles came in second in a tri-match. A.J. Osborne had a 40 and Bryan Osborne added a 42.
“It was a good match for us,” said Eastern Pike coach Rob Day. “Jackson's a pretty solid team and we got a good round out of Roman. Ian didn't do as well as he does at home. It wasn't a normal round for him.”
Medalist - Roman Slone, Morgan Dobbins 37
Eastern Pike - A.J. Osborne 40, Bryan Osborne 42, Ian Bapst 44.
Clay def. Green 25-7, 25-11, 25-11
Kristen Adams had 12 points in the first game and Cayla Warnock and Hilary Noel had eight points apiece in te second as Clay went to 2-0 on the season, beating Gren on Tuesday.
Dani Summers had eight points and Laura Belcher added nine in the third to close the game.
Record - Clay 2-0 (1-0).
Waverly def. South Webster 25-21, 25-17, 25-18
The Lady Tigers won their 500th game in school history, taking a three-set match with South Webster on Tuesday.
Lauren Williams had 38 assists and 18 digs and Rikki Teeters had 24 kills and six blocks to pace Waverly.
Emily Cutlip had 12 kills and 10 blocks and Becca Lacy added 20 digs. Same Mays had 18 digs. Tara Kelly had 12.
“It was a big game to win on the road and to win our 500th game was kind of nice,” said Waverly coach Rick Teeters.