A singles sweep set the tone as host Warsaw defeated Goshen 4-1 Tuesday in a Northern Lakes Conference boys tennis match.
Kyle Wettschurack, Evan Miller and Alec Jansen each won in straight sets for the Tigers.
Wettschurack defeated Austin Stutzman 6-3, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, while Miller topped Adam Bratten 6-4, 6-1 at No. 2 and Jansen beat Zach Ganger 6-1, 6-2 at No. 3.
The Tigers’ fourth point came at No. 2 doubles as the team of Sam Rice and Connor Singrey topped Derick Hostetler and Hudson Kay 6-1, 6-3.
Goshen won the No. 1 doubles match as Sylar Buller and Sam Stegelmann defeated AJ Herendeen and Will Petro 6-3, 7-5.
Warsaw won the JV contest 10-1. Singles winners for the Tigers were Nick Hamrick, Nick Jansen, Caleb DeBoest, Drew Schram and Evan Bremer. Winning in doubles play were the teams of Christopher Herendeen and Caleb Snyder, Nikos Schlitt and Andrew Cox, Caleb Ray and Wesley Shuler, Drew McCollom and Mario Hernandez and Keeton Bartol and Andrew Gottschalk.
Warsaw (4-1 overall and 2-0 in the NLC) plays at Culver Academy Wednesday at 4:45 and host NLC foe Plymouth Thursday at 4:30.
Lacheta, Tigers Ace Whitko
Jamie Lacheta set a school record Tuesday night to lead the Warsaw volleyball team to a 3-1 non-conference win over Whitko.
The senior standout had 19 service aces as the Tigers won 25-2, 25-11, 24-26, 25-11 at WCHS. Lacheta also had 10 kills and 10 digs as Warsaw improved to 7-1 on the season.
Katie Voelz led the Tigers with 11 kills and four blocks. Sam Jensen had six aces and three blocks for the winners. Alex Sanchez led the defense with 16 digs and Chloe Hubner had 31 assists.
The Warsaw JV team also won to improve to 4-0 on the season.
Warsaw plays at NLC foe Goshen Thursday with the JV match at 5:30 p.m. The Tigers then host their own invitational Saturday starting at 10 a.m.
Girls Soccer Team Falls To Goshen
Freshman Jelitza Palomino scored a pair of second-half goals to lead Goshen past Warsaw 2-1 in a Northern Lakes Conference girls soccer contest Tuesday evening at WCHS.
Palomino scored in the 46th minute, assisted by Amira Kupty, to give the Redskins a 1-0 lead. She added another goal in the 48th minute, this one assisted by Miranda Kay.
The Tigers, who are still without top scorer Meredith Hollar (out with a knee injury), got a goal from Gabby Monroy in the 78th minute. Brooklyn Jackson assisted on the score.
Warsaw had four shots on goal to three for Goshen. Tiger keeper Abby Schue had one save and Jessica Oyer made three for the Redskins, now 3-2-1. Each team had two corner kicks.
The JV game ended in a 0-0 tie.
Warsaw (4-1-1 overall and 1-1-1 in the NLC) hosts Argos Saturday at 2:45 p.m. for the varsity contest. The Tiger JV (1-1-1) hosts Argos Saturday at 1 p.m.