Warsaw 3, Fort Wayne Canterbury 2
In its third match in as many days, Warsaw earned a nice non-conference win over visiting Canterbury Thursday evening.
Both doubles courts played a major role, sweeping the matches in straight sets. Zach Nicholas and Nick Boren beat Oliver VandeWety and James Lewis one and one, and Jack Reed and Khareus Miller bested Andrew Hasig and Rohan Jein two and four.
At No. 3, Kelley Bailey earned the point with a three and three victory against Daniel Lin.
Canterbury countered with a 7-5, 7-6 (7-1) win by Rashen Kulkami over Tristan Anderson and a 6-3, 1-6, 10-4 win by Edward Sun against Wil Boren.
Canterbury won five of the eight JV courts, Caleb Smith and Tyler Zellers getting singles wins for the Tigers and Thomas Solloway and Luke Ford a doubles win.
Northridge 3, Wawasee 2
Competitive doubles play factored into the Raiders’ win in Syracuse.
Wawasee won at two doubles, a 6-4, 7-6 win by Devon Kuhn and Jay Duncan over Mason Martin and Zack Martin. But Ridge took the one doubles matchup, Collin Seegert and Evan Nay beating Grant Brooks and Holden Babb 6-3, 6-4. The doubles win was key as Ridge lost just five games at No. 1 and No. 2 singles between Brendan LaCante and Brandon Lomas over Joey Harper and Zeke Keim.
Blaine Baut beat Jake Welker, two and two, at No. 3 singles.
Ridge won all nine of the JV courts.
Goshen 5, NorthWood 0
The RedHawks continued to play well as a state-ranked outfit in shutting out the Panthers in Nappanee.
Pi Wellington, Isaac Stahly and the two doubles team of Myles McLaughlin and Moses Kratzer gave up a total of three games in wins over Charles Anderson, Wes Steiner and the duo of Nick Anderson and Karson Kirby.
Moses Sawatzky won three and three over Isaac Roberts and Joel Byler and Carter Schmucker withstood Brady Chupp and Chaz Yoder 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-2 at one doubles.
Goshen rolled to a 13-1 mark in JV contests.
Cass 5, Tippecanoe Valley 0
Lewis Cass cruised to a road win in Akron.
Jack Salyers, Gannon Davis and the two doubles team each lost just two games in beating Dylan Neese, Wyatt Reiter and the tandem of Brady Minix and Tristyn Ragon.
Cooper Walls and Annikan Pettit lost 6-3, 7-6 (3) at one doubles and Cam Manuel fell to Ethan Johnson 603, 6-4.
DeOndre Hamilton lost both of his JV contests for the Vikings.
Grace Men 7, St. Francis 0
The Lancers have yet to drop a match in the young season after turning back St. Francis 7-0 in a make-up of last Saturday’s rainout. Grace has swept each of its three opponents to improve to 3-0 overall and 2-0 in the Crossroads League.
David Sandi teamed with Ivan Antinori to win 6-2 at No. 1 doubles. Jacob Gray and Kye Barrett captured No. 2 doubles with the same 6-2 result. The Lancers claimed the No. 3 double point by default as St. Francis did not field a squad.
In singles, Sandi claimed the No. 1 match by a score of 6-1, 6-2. Francisco Margaria took No. 2 singles by an identical 6-1, 6-2 score. Milan Savic prevailed at No.3 in the most competitive match of the day, 6-4, 6-4. Barrett won 6-0, 6-1 at No. 4 and Nicolas Graber cruised to a 6-1, 6-0 win at No. 5. The No. 6 singles match was won by default.