The Warsaw boys tennis team came up short versus Plymouth Thursday.
The visiting Pilgrims remained undefeated on the season by stopping the Tigers 4-1 in a key Northern Lakes Conference matchup.
Nic Jansen collected the lone win for the host Tigers. Jansen rallied to defeat John Gerard 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 at No. 2 singles.
John Hunter bested Sam Rice 7-5, 6-2 at the top singles spot. Nate Knapp of the Pilgrims topped David Homme 6-7 (6-8), 7-5, 6-0 at No. 3 singles.
The Pilgrims won both doubles positions. The No. 1 duo of Ryan Johnson and Max Holloway topped Christopher Herendeen and Caleb Ray 7-5, 6-4. At No. 2, the team of Braydon Davidson and Nick Felke beat Cole Baker and Justin Stout 6-2, 6-3.
Warsaw drops to 3-3 overall and 1-2 in the NLC.
Warsaw won the junior varsity competition 8-6. Winning in singles play were Andrew Gauger, Colton Link and Kyler Bartol. Winning for the Tigers in doubles action were the teams of Wesley Shuler and Drew McCollom, Evan Ousley and Graham Ousley, Quentin Wright and Brandon Chan, Jacob Grimm and Nick Marsh and Bryce Pequignot and Diego Miguel.
The Tigers collected a 4-1 win on Wednesday over host Culver Academies.
Warsaw won both doubles matches in straight sets as Herendeen and Ray won 6-4, 6-1 at No. 1 and Baker and Stout won 6-4, 7-6 at No. 2.
The Tigers also got wins Wednesday from Jansen at No. 2, where he rallied to win 4-6, 7-6, 7-6 and from Homme at No. 3 with a 7-6, 6-4 decision.
Warsaw also won the JV action versus the host Eagles 8-4.
The Tigers will play at Crown Point on Saturday.
Frosh Football Team Impressive
The Warsaw freshman football team rolled past East Noble 49-16 at home Thursday night.
Blackhawk Christian, ranked No. 2 in Class 1-A, then beat the Class 2-A No. 13 Tigers 6-5 in penalty kicks.
Warsaw, which lost a tough conference game at home to Concord 3-0 on Wednesday night, will now play at 9 a.m. Saturday back at Carroll in the consolation game.
The Tigers are now 2-2-2 on the season.
Volleyball Team Outlasts Goshen
The Warsaw volleyball team held off host Goshen 3-2 for a Northern Lakes Conference win Thursday night.
The Tigers prevailed 25-19, 27-25, 22-25, 23-25, 15-4 to improve to 9-3 overall and 2-0 in the NLC.
Caroline Mayer led the winners with 14 kills. Kenzie Welk had 11, Katie Voelz eight and Haley Peterson four. Voelz had 23 assists and Cassie Hoag 15. Hoag and Peterson each had four aces and Alexia Day three.
Blake McGarvey led the defense with 18 digs. Voelz had 14, Mayer 12 and Welk eight. Courtney Steffensmeier and Voelz each had two blocks.
The Warsaw JV team topped Goshen 25-14, 25-24. Dayton Groninger had seven kills, Hanna Leach five and Nikki Parrett four. Groninger had seven digs, while Raina Armey had six and Jamie Grose five. Alicia Sikora had 18 assists for the winners, now 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the NLC.
The Warsaw freshman team beat Wabash 25-16, 25-16 and Goshen 15-25, 25-3, 15-12.
Warsaw hosts NLC foe Northridge on Tuesday.