Fort Wayne Canterbury 3, Warsaw 2
Warsaw opened its season v. Canterbury and played a very hotly contested series of matches.
Both of Warsaw’s doubles teams were winners, the No. 1 duo of Marie Frazzetta and Peri Britton taking care of Sarenya Suntornpith and Maya Surendran one and two, and the No. 2 duo of Kennedy Wiedeman and Anna Brehany knocking out Gabby Spier and Claire Miles four and one.
The singles courts, however, all went to Canterbury in long matches. Sophia Wallstrom beat Paige Zawadzki 7-6 (9-7), 6-0 at No.1, and Kiran Kulkarm rallied from a 6-3 loss in the first set to Regan Brouwer to post a 6-3, 6-1 capper. At No. 3, Miyaba Samba Norwalk fended off Megan Mishler 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.
JV results had Warsaw take four of five courts. Singles winners for Warsaw included Avery Landwerlen, Clara Porter and Elisabeth Josellis, and the doubles team of Kalista Bartol and Grace Friedberg also earned a win.
Westview 4, Wawasee 1
Westview soured Wawasee’s season opener Tuesday with a win in rural Emma.
Wawasee’s lone court win was by No. 1 Kiah Farrington, a three and two winner over Paige Riegsecker.
The remainder of the courts went to Westview in straight sets, led by a two and two win by Madeline Stults over Casey Yankosky and a one and one win from Nicole Miller against Kaitlynn Jackson.
Hallie Mast and Ella Clark beat Tate Cowan and Abby Morehead three and four to take No. 1 doubles and on the other doubles card, Lillian Eash and Rochelle Miller held on for a 7-5, 6-2 win against Kenley Stewart and Allison Clark.
Wawasee’s lone JV win came from Rylee Firestone and Lea Wysong in doubles play.
Fairfield 3, NorthWood 2
A noted 692 days off for the NorthWood program saw the team come up short in its return to its home court.
Both of NorthWood’s doubles teams came out with wins, led by a one and one result from the No. 2 team of Amy Adams and Emery Porter over Paige Simmons and Krystel Yoder. Paige Henschen and Kate Stillson had to work, but beat Chloe Yoder and Iris Miller 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-3 in the No. 1 doubles contest.
Fairfield won all three of the singles courts in straight sets, led by a one and one from Addison Mast over Gabriella Umbower at No. 1. Faith Bontrager won three and three against Britton Jesse and Elyse Yoder took care of Ashlyn Feller one and four.
The JV held 15 contests, NorthWood on top of 10 of them. Among them were singles wins from Kaydence Dumka, Bella Sechrist, Cate Mathews, Callie Johnson and Sage Risser.