Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana


April 25, 2014

Lady Bulldogs net two EIAC wins

The Batesville High School tennis team improved to 4-0 in the Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference with victories over Rushville and Greensburg.

The Lady Bulldogs went back and forth with Greensburg, but emerged triuphant by a score of 3-2.

Lydia Olsen gave the Lady Bulldogs their first point with a victory at No. 2 singles. Olsen defeated Olivia Slusher 6-2, 6-4.

Ally Ritter was not far behind with a victory at No. 3 singles. Ritter knocked off Tiffany Springmeyer 6-3, 6-3.

The deciding match was No. 2 doubles. Macy Simon and Karsen Worthington needed three sets to beat Courtney Nelson and Abigail Bailey 6-4, 4-6 and 6-1.

Greensburg picked up its first win of the match at No. 1 doubles. Caroline Pratt and Claire Welage defeated Kelli Hartman and Brooke Bradford 7-5, 6-4.

The match of the night was a three set battle at No. 1 singles between Batesville senior Sarah Hoseus and Greensburg’s Danielle Schroeder. Hoseus won the first set 6-3, but lost the second in a tie-breaker. Schroeder went on to win the third by a score of 6-1.

Batesville was victorious in the junior varsity match by a score of 4-1.

Winning singles matches for the Lady Bulldogs were Erin Longstreth, Gabby Cooper and Alana Pinckley. Jenna Harmeyer and Grace Heppner were winners at No. 2 doubles.

One night earlier, the Lady Bulldogs blanked the Lady Lions by a score of 5-0.

Hoseus was a winner at No. 1 singles, while Olsen and Ritter followed at No.2 and 3, respectively.

Hartman and Bradford defeated Jill Yager and Casey Yager 6-4, 7-5 at No. 1 doubles. Worthington and Simon won in a third set super tie-breaker at No. 2.

The junior varsity was victorious as well.

Julia Hunter, Anna Kick and Pinckley won singles matches for the Lady Bulldogs. Heppner and Cooper teamed up for a doubles win as did Harmeyer and Hunter.

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