The Mt. Vernon girls’ tennis team battled its way to a 5-0 win over Warren Central Wednesday in Fortville. Clara Ruegsegger (No. 1 singles) and Allie Schafer (No. 3 singles) won in straight sets.
Warren Central took the first set in the next three matches and had MV down 2-3, but the Marauders rallied at each slot to prevail. Caitlyn Laughlin (No. 2 singles) came back to win in three sets, as did the doubles teams of Rachael Kammerer/Ellen Wuerch (No. 2) and Kelsi Tammen/Maddie Walrod (No. 1).
“We got to play in a match that had a sectional feel. Our girls grinded out a huge win and I am very proud of them,” MV coach Gabe Muterspaugh said. “We saw a lot of heart out there and that was what we were searching for.”
Greenfield-Central 4, Rushville 1
G-C ventured to Rushville Wednesday and came back with a conference win.
Amelia Shepherd (No. 1 singles) as well as Lauren Brand/Kyla Leary (No. 1 doubles) and Emma Morgan/Meg Summers (No. 2 doubles) prevailed in straight sets. Alli Frazier (No. 3 singles) won in three sets.
The Cougars (8-5) welcome Yorktown on Monday.
New Palestine 5, Beech Grove 0
The Dragons won a make-up match in straight sets versus Beech Grove on Wednesday evening.
NP is at Shelbyville today.