Tennis roundup: Eastern Hancock wins MEC


For the third straight season, Eastern Hancock’s girls tennis team won the Mid-Eastern Conference championship.

Played at EH on Saturday, the Royals had champions in four of five flights.

Lexi Fletcher won at No. 2 singles and Sophie Hardin won at No. 3 singles.

The Royals swept the doubles tournaments.

At No. 1, Mikayla Hardy and Savanah Hardin won the title. At No. 2, Sarah Clark and Tori Parker came away with first place.

New Palestine wins two

New Palestine’s girls tennis team won a pair of Hoosier Heritage Conference matches over the weekend.

Both at home, the Dragons beat Pendleton Heights (5-0) Friday and Greenfield-Central (4-1) Saturday.

Against the Arabians, No. 1 singles player Kaitlyn Mitchell won 6-0, 6-1. No. 2 Bethany Blachly and No. 3 Maizy Haynes both won by 6-0, 6-0 scores.

In doubles, Josephine Harvey and Emily Appleby won at No. 1, 6-3, 6-2.

Amelia Schneider and Riley Watts won at No. 2, 6-1, 6-1.

Marauders go 2-1

Mt. Vernon’s girls tennis team split against state-ranked opponents and added a victory over Oldenburg Academy to go 2-1 over the weekend.

Against No. 26 Homestead, at Fishers on Friday, the No. 18 Marauders won 3-2.

In Saturday’s Franklin Invitational, hosted by Mt. Vernon, the Marauders lost 4-1 to N0. 6 Franklin.

They finished the day with a 5-0 win over Oldenburg.