The Northview tennis team got off to a rough start in their season opener on Monday night, dropping a 4-1 varsity decision to Plainfield.
The doubles team of Ramey Hayes and Laura McCrea were the lone winner for the Knights, winning at number two doubles, 1-6, 6-2, 6-2.
In singles play, Heather Palmer lost 2-6, 1-6 to Bree Oles and Madason Stevenson fell 2-6, 2-6 to Sam DeRoo of the Quakers. Sarah Cox lost 0-6, 1-6 to Katie McCoy.
At number two doubles, Kristy Backfish and Melissa Miller lost a three set decision to Emily Wesseler and Katie Uberto, 4-6, 6-3 1-6.
Northview did win a pair of matches at the junior varsity level with Kellsy Maurer winning 6-2 over Sarah Boyd and Abby Smith winning 7-6 (7-1).
In doubles Chelsea Mershon and Jazmine Kellum were 6-2 winners over A Khan and S.Lee.
The Knights will travel to Terre Haute South on Thursday for a 4:30 p.m. match.
Plainfield 4, Northview 1
1 Singles: Heather Palmer(NV) lost to Bree Oles (P) 2-6,1-6
2 Singles: Madason Stevenson(NV) lost to Sam DeRoo(P) 2-6,2-6
3 Singles: Sarah Cox(NV) lost to Katie McCoy(P) 0-6,1-6
1 Doubles: Kristy Backfish-Melissa Miller(NV) lost to Emily Wesseler-Katie Uberto(P) 4-6,6-3,1-6
2 Doubles: Ramey Hayes-Laura McCrea(NV) won over Sarah Pepper-Elly Hall (P) 1-6,6-2,6-2
1 Singles: Kristen Hauser(NV) lost to Sarah Kulow(P) 3-6,6-4,4-6
2 Singles: Kellsey Maurer(NV) won over Sarah Byrd 6-2
3 Singles: Abby Smith(NV) won over Amanda Heath (P) 7-6(7-1)
1 Doubles: Nikki Mogan-Kayla Cooper(NV) lost to Delaney-Cole(P) 3-6
2 Doubles: Chelsea Mershon-Jazmine Kellum(NV won over A Khan-S. Lee(P) 6-2