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Knights split in girls' tennis; Brown County claims WIC title

Monday, May 16, 2011

Times Staff Report

The Brown County Eagles claimed the Western Indiana Conference girls' tennis title with a 4-1 victory against Northview on Saturday afternoon. The match was part of a three-team field that also included Sullivan.

The Knights dropped Sullivan by a 3-2 score as Northview claimed both doubles matches and the No. 3 singles match with Briana Cook winning in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0.

In the doubles matches, Kylee Orr and Jenna Smith rebounded from a 6-0 first set loss to win the next two, 6-2, 6-4.

At No. 1 doubles, Trisha Cox and Haley Leach combined to score a 7-6 (7-3), 6-2 victory over the Arrows' Shelby Pierce and Erin Hazelreig.

In the deciding match, Brown County was able to pick up key wins at No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles to earn the championship.

The Eagles' Josie Gray fell behind a set to the Knights' Mirandra Brossman, but rallied to win a 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (7-5) match. In the No. 1 doubles match, Brown County's Emily Miller and Molly Miller won the deciding third set of a 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 6-3 match against Northview's Trisha Cox and Haley Leach.

The Knights will take part in sectional action beginning this week.

Northview 3, Sullivan 2

Singles

No. 1: Mikaela Chagnon (SL) wins over Kaci Kehrt (Nv), 7-5, 6-1

No. 2: Taylor Shake (SL) wins over Miranda Brossman (Nv), 6-4, 6-0

No. 3: Briana Cook (Nv) wins over Kaitlyn Neyhart (SL), 6-0, 6-0

Doubles

No. 1: Trisha Cox and Haley Leach (Nv) wins over Shelby Pierce and Erin Hazelrigg (SL), 7-6 (7-3), 6-2

No. 2: Kylee Orr and Jenna Smith (Nv) wins over McKenzie Sharp and Abbey McKinley (SL), 0-6, 6-2, 6-4

Brown County 4, Northview 1

Singles

No. 1: Whitney Williamson (BC) wins over Kaci Kehrt (Nv), 6-3, 6-4

No. 2: Josie Gray (BC) wins over Miranda Brossman (Nv), 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (7-5)

No. 3: Briana Cook (Nv) wins over Sarah Love (BC), 6-0, 6-1

Doubles

No. 1: Emily Miller and Molly Miller (BC) wins over Trisha Cox and Haley Leach (Nv), 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 6-3

No. 2: Shannon Walters and Devin Mazza (BC) wins over Kylee Orr and Jenna Smith (Nv), 7-5, 6-0