Lady Patriots Fall To Greencastle In Sectional-Opener Wednesday
The Owen Valley Lady Patriot tennis team, along with coach Matt Beckwith, traveled to Northview High School in Brazil on Wednesday evening to compete in sectional play. Taking on the Greencastle Lady Tiger Cubs, Owen Valley struggled, losing 1-4.
The lone win for OV came at number one doubles as senior Hannah Corder and junior Lexi Heck went three sets, including a tiebreak for the win, 6-6 (7-3), 0-6, 6-4, over Melody White and Bailey Brewer.
Senior Tori Byerly also took her match to three sets, eventually falling to Greencastle’s Harriet Watson, 2-6, 6-3, 3-6.
At number one singles, junior Kayla Samick fell to Haylie Romer, 1-6, 2-6 and at number three singles, senior Rachel Truax was defeated by Kayla Chadd, 1-6, 2-6.
Playing number two doubles, OV sophomore Tara Langley and freshman Sarah Gilstrap lost to Corrie Romer and Sabrina Arnold, 1-6, 2-6.
Corder and Heck, at number one doubles, will move on the play in the individual sectional to be held next week at Greencastle. Further information regarding date and time will be published when it is made available by the IHSAA.
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Greencastle - 4, OV - 1
1 - Haylie Romer, GC, defeated Kayla Samick, OV, 6-1, 6-2
2 - Harriet Watson, GC, defeated Tori Byerly, OV, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
3 - Kayla Chadd, GC, defeated Rachel Truax, OV, 6-1, 6-2
1 - Hannah Corder & Lexi Heck, OV, defeated Melody White & Bailey Brewer, GC, 6-6 (7-3), 0-6, 6-4
2 - Corrie Romer & Sabrina Arnold, GC, defeated Tara Langley & Sarah Gilstrap, OV, 6-1, 6-2
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