The Batesville Herald-Tribune
---- — The Batesville High School tennis team captured another victory in the Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference on Monday.
The Bulldogs were 5-0 winners over the host Franklin County Wildcats. It was the team’s fifth win without a loss in the conference.
Henry Luchow withstood the greatest test at No. 1 singles. Luchow needed three sets to knock off Franklin County’s Cole Meyers 6-7, 6-2 and 6-3.
Nick Kirschner and Blake Walsman added victories at No. 2 and 3 singles, respectively.
Chris Hoseus and Dustin Nobbe were straight set winners at No. 1 doubles. The BHS duo defeated Lucas Fledderman and Daniel Wilhelm 6-1 and 6-2.
Jacob Paul and Matt Taylor were 6-0 and 6-1 winners over Jacob Baudensitel and Tyler Calihan at No. 2.
The Bulldogs were 4-0 winners at the junior varsity level.
Brett Westerfeld and Beau Brown teamed up to win at No. 1 doubles, while Paul Ritter and Harsh Patel won at the No. 2. Spencer Rose and Ben Schwettman both won in singles play.
1-2 at Columbus
The Bulldogs defeated Martinsville by a score of 4-1 at the Columbus North Invitational. They suffered losses to Columbus North (5-0) and Providence (4-1).
Hoseus and Walsman claimed singles wins against Martinsville. Luchow and Kirschner won at No. 1 doubles, while Paul and Westerfeld triumphed at No. 2.
The lone win against Providence was recorded by Luchow at No. 1 singles.
BHS loses to East
The Bulldogs were defeated 4-1 by the visiting Columbus East Olympians.
The lone Batesville victory came at No. 1 doubles. Seniors Kirschner and Luchow were 6-0 and 6-1 winners over Jo Jo Woolwine and Sammy Woolwine.
Singles players Nobbe, Hoseus and Walsman were all defeated in two sets. The No. 2 doubles team of Paul and Taylor lost in two as well.
The Batesville junior varsity fell just short in a 4-3 decision.
Brown was the team’s only winner in singles play. Patel and Luan Arnold teamed up for a doubles win as did Jonathan Kunkel and Brandon Laker.