The Northview tennis team swept past a pair of conference opponents this week with 5-0 match wins versus South Vermillion in a make up match on Monday and a victory over Owen Valley on Tuesday.
In singles action, Kristy Backfish gave up just five total points in two matches this week, beating Casey Little of Owen Valley 6-0, 6-3 and the Wildcat's Ashley Stewart 6-1, 6-1.
Melissa Miller won a tough match on Tuesday versus the Patriot's Casey Little 6-2, 7-6 (7-4) and won 7-6 (7-2), 6-1 on Monday.
Trace Hassler won both her matches this week and the doubles team of Heather Palmer and Megan Love picked up a straight set victory on Tuesday versus Owen Valley's Jessica Montgomery and Kori Sweatman. Sarah Cox and Rachel Deal also swept their way to victory this week as Northview stayed unbeaten in the Western Indiana Conference.
Northview's junior varsity squad also was unbeaten this week as Madason Stevenson and Laura McCrea won Tuesday with Ramey Hayes and Kristen Hauser also getting a victory on both nights.
The Knights continue a busy week with a road match versus White River Valley tonight.
Girls Tennis @ Northview
Northview 5, Owen Valley 0
Trace Hassler(NV) def Katie Worland (OV) 6-1, 6-2
Melissa Miller(NV) def Audra Duling (OV) 6-2, 7-6(7-4)
Kristy Backfish(NV) def Casey Litte(OV) 6-0, 6-3
Heather Palmer-Megan Love(NV) def Jessica Montgomery-Kori Sweatman(OV) 6-0, 6-2
Sarah Cox-Rachel Deal(NV) def Katlin Miller-Meagan Byerly(OV) 6-2,6-1
JV Doubles only
Madason Stevenson-Laura McCrea(NV) def Cassie Adams-Stephanie Stutsman(OV) 8-3
Ramey Hayes-Kristen Hauser(NV) def Jessie Moore-Amber Butcher(OV) 8-1
Girls Tennis at Northview
Northview vs South Vermillion
Makeup rained out from last Thursday
Northview 5, South Vermillion 0
Trace Hassler(NV) def Hannah Hartman (SV) 7-5,6-3
Melissa Miller (NV) def Crystal Thompson (SV) 7-6(7-2) 6-1
Kristy Backfish (NV) def Ashley Stewart (SV) 6-1, 6-1
Heather Palmer-Megan Love(NV) def Harley Smith-Angela Blackburn (SV) 6-4, 6-2;
Sarah Cox-Rachel Deal(NV) def Laci Vrzina-Ashlee Lunsford (SV) 6-0, 6-1
Madason Stevenson(NV) def Katie Hartman(SV) 8-2
Kellsy Maurer (NV) def Marcy Thomas (SV) 8-2
Ramey Hayes-Kristen Hauser(NV) def Andrea Mele-Seuni Scoles (SV) 8-1
Laura McCrea-Stephanie Clark (NV) def Heather Peebles-Sarah Robert(SV) 8-0
Christy Fulk-Abby Smith(NV) def Lisa Nepote-Megan McElroy(SV) 8-2
Nikki Mogan-Brianne Arvin(NV) def Lacy Short-Chelsea Hixon (SV) 8-4
Kayla Cooper-Chelsea Mershon (NV) def Lauren Abriani-Chelsea Powell (SV) 8-4