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Knights earn regional championship berth

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

No. 1 singles player, Austin Akers, returns a shot during sectional play last week. Akers won a two-game match against Shelbyville to help pace the Knights to a berth in the regional championship match today.
GREENWOOD -- The Northview tennis team extended their season by earning a berth in the regional championship match this afternoon at 4:30 p.m

The Knights got wins at both doubles positions and from No. 1 singles player Austin Akers to advance to the finals.

The Knights will be facing No. 2 ranked Center Grove this afternoon, a 5-0 winner.

Akers scored a straight set victory, 6-4, 6-2 against Adam Weaver of Shelbyville. The No. 1 doubles team of Ryne Barr and Matt Nodley won a 6-2, 6-1 decision over Nick Dunigan and Kirk Hutchinson and the No. 2 doubles team of Brock Lawson and Caleb Mershon won 6-3, 6-2 to get the victory.

Center Grove Regional

Northview 3, Southwestern 2

#1 Singles: Austin Akers (NV) def Adam Weaver (S) 6-4, 6-2

#2 Singles: Adam Clark (NV) lost to Dominic Beeson (S) 3-6, 4-6

#3 Singles: Clint Reynolds (NV) lost to Adam Drake (S) 4-6, 4-6

#1 Doubles: Ryne Barr/Matt Nodley (NV) def Nick Dunigan/Kirk Hutchinson (S) 6-2, 6-1

#2 Doubles: Brock Lawson/Caleb Mershon (NV) def Ryan Whitten/Matt Daugherty (S) 6-3, 6-2

Next match:?Northview will play Center Grove at Center Grove courts at 5:00.

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Nice job Knights!

-- Posted by Gunslinger on Thu, Oct 4, 2007, at 6:53 AM

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