NorthWood 3, Mishawaka 2
The Panthers earned its first win in the Northern Lakes Conference at home against the Cavemen.
Already up 1-0 on a default at two doubles, NorthWood rolled at one doubles, one and love, by Brady Chupp and Chaz Yoder over Christian Nelson and Finn Bobos. At two singles, Isaac Roberts put away Aaron Kramer love and one.
Jacob Dixon beat Charles Anderson one and one at one singles, and Matt Pelletier topped Wes Steiner 7-6 (4), 6-4 at three singles.
Concord 4, Wawasee 1
Concord made an impressive statement in Syracuse Thursday, slowing the upstart Warriors.
Concord claimed both doubles courts and the top two singles courts, the highlight a 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 rally by Thomas Burket and Ethan Kavanagh over Grant Brooks and Blaine Baut.
Zeke Keim had the lone win for the Warriors, a 6-2, 6-4 finish at three singles against Avery Johnson.
Concord won three of the four JV matchups.
Warsaw 3, Plymouth 2
It was singles club for Warsaw on Thursday at Plymouth.
The Tigers won each of its singles matchups to get past the hosts, with both Tristan Anderson and Wil Boren posting 6-3, 6-3 wins over Carter Snyder and Easton Strain. Keller Bailey locked up the point with a 6-4, 6-4 win against Martin Baca.
Plymouth won its one dubs in straights and its two doubles claimed a 7-6 (11-9), 6-4 marathon.
Warsaw went 3-4 in JV courts against the Pilgrims.
Grace Men 4, Lawrence Tech 0
The men’s tennis team improved to 2-0 on the young season, turning back Lawrence Technological University (Mich.) 4-0. Despite playing on their home courts, the Lancers are taking part in the IWU Invitational contested at several locations over two days.
David Sandi and Ivan Antinori started the match off with a 6-3 win at No. 1 doubles. Fabricio Galvan and Ramiro Candia clinched the doubles point by taking the No. 2 match 6-1. Milan Savic and Kye Barrett were winning 5-3 at No. 3 doubles, but did not finish. With three more contests in the next two days, several matches were not completed once the overall outcome was determined.
In singles competition, Sandi won 6-4, 6-1 at the No. 1 spot. Ramiro Candia (6-1, 6-0) and Ivan Antinori (6-0, 6-4) followed with wins at No. 3 and No. 4, respectively. After reaching the four points needed for the team victory, the other singles matches were halted.
Grace will face off against Olivet Nazarene University (Ill.) tomorrow in a match played at Huntington University. The Lancers then travel to Indianapolis on Saturday to face St. Francis and Marian in Crossroads League action.