Northview tennis remains unbeaten, battles past Athenians and sweeps Tiger Cubs

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Northview's Kambree Lucas returns a shot during her number three singles victory over Crawfordsville on Tuesday evening.
Carey Fox photo

Times Staff Report

Northview remained unbeaten on the tennis court Tuesday evening with a 3-2 decision at home over Crawfordsville.

The Knights lost a pair of matches in singles play, but got a victory form Kambree Lucas, 6-0, 6-1 at the number three singles position.

The number one doubles team of Madison Russell and Emma Clawson won the opening set 6-3, but the Athenians’ Emma Hale and Emily West rebounded to take the second set. Russell and Clawson got back on track in the final set to win a hard fought 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 contest.

Carleigh Shrader and Linzy Lunsford were 6-0, 6-2 winners to solidify the Knights’ win.

On Monday evening, the Knights swept a key conference match-up against Greencastle in a potential sectional preview match, 5-0.

Elle Tipton was a 7-5, 6-4 winner over Madison Trout at number one singles and Kambree Lucas topped Sarah Heithaus 6-0, 6-1 at number three singles. Megan Heck had a lengthy battle on her hands in the second singles spot, but came away with a 7-5, 2-6, 6-2 victory over Lydie Trout.

In doubles play, Northview won both matches in straight sets.

Russell and Clawson teamed for a 6-3, 7-5 victory and Shrader and Lunsford won a 6-0, 6-4 decision over the Tiger Cubs.

Tuesday

Varsity

Northview 3, Crawfordsville 2

#1 Singles Elle Tipton (NV) lost to Sarah Chalmers, 3-6, 3-6

#2 Singles Megan Heck (NV) lost to Lilly Bushong (C), 7-6, (7-4), 3-6, 1-6

#3 Singles Kambree Lucas (NV) won over Alli Wagner (C ), 6-0, 6-1

#1 Doubles Madison Russell and Emma Clawson (NV) win over Emma Hale and Emily West (C), 6-3, 4-6, 6-4

#2 Doubles Carleigh Shrader and Linzy Lunsford (NV) win over Andraya Fuller and Alyssa Myers (C), 6-0, 6-2

Monday

Varsity

Northview 5, Greencastle 0

#1 Singles: Elle Tipton (NV) wins over Madison Trout (G), 7-5, 6-4

#2 Singles: Megan Heck (NV) wins over Lydie Trout (G), 7-5, 2-6, 6-2

#3 Singles: Kambree Lucas (NV) wins over Sarah Heithaus (G ), 6-0, 6-1

#1 Doubles: Madison Russell and Emma Clawson (NV) win over Emma Taylor and Nicole Newgent (G), 6-3, 7-5

#2 Doubles: Carleigh Shrader and Linzy Lunsford (NV) win over Corinne Buehanan and Grechen Weliever (G), 6-0, 6-4

Junior varsity

Northview 5, Greencastle 0

#1 Singles Jennifer Vaquera (NV) wins over Adison Gregory (G), 8-4

#2 Singles Libby Hughes (NV) vs. Hannah Miller (G), 8-0

#3 Singles Sophia Buell (NV) wins over Christlynn Jones (G), 8-1

#4 singles Madisson Maffioli (NV) wins over Charty Potter, 8-0