The Northview tennis team dropped a 4-1 match to visiting Terre Haute South on Thursday night despite playing strong early on.
At No. 1 and No. 2 singles, the Knights took their opponents the distance before falling in their first set.
Trace Hassler lost 7-6 in the first set versus Madhuri Reddy, losing a 10-8 tiebreaker before falling 2-6 in the second set.
Melissa Miller lost a 7-5 first sete versus Swatha Ponugati before rebounding for a second set, 6-2 victory. However, she lost 4-6 in the third set.
Kristy Backfish dropped a 1-6, 3-6 decision to Chandara Namburi in singles action while Heather Palmer and Megan Love played a strong first set, losing 7-6 (7-4) before losing 3-6 in the second set.
The lone victors for the Knights were Sarah Cox and Rachel Deal at No. 2 doubles, winning 7-5, 4-6, 6-2 in three sets.
The Knights (1-2 overall) will visit Terre Haute North on Monday evening.
Thursday April 15, 2004
Madhuri Reddy(S) def Trace Hassler (NV)7-6(10-8) 2-6;
Swatha Ponugati(S) def Melissa Miller (NV)7-5,2-6,4-6;
Chandara Namburi(S) def Kristy Backfish(NV) 1-6, 3-6.
Lindsey Isles-Mallory Kraly(S) def Heather Palmer-Megan Love(NV) 7-6(7-4) 3-6;
Sarah Cox-Rachel Deal(NV) def Stephanie Ray-Margot Bopp(S) 7-5,4-6,6-2
Arlene Antis(S) def Madason Stevenson(NV) 8-5, Mallory Pabst(S) def Ramey Hayes(NV) 8-2, Katie Tabor(S) def Kristen Hauser(NV) 8-3.
Abbie Haley-Shannon Borman(S) def Laura McCrea-Stephanie Clark(NV) 8-4;
Alyson Lammers-Kayla Nasser(S) def Kellsy Maurer-Abby Smith(NV) 8-2;
Tiffany Bula-Shitney Garzolini(S) def Nikki Mogan-Kayla Cooper(NV) 8-2;
Jessica Modesitt-Vanessa Schrohe(S) def Christy Fulk-Chelsea Mershon(NV) 8-1;
Laura Brown-Kayla Dawson(S) def Brianne Arvin-Kristen Hauser 8-3