Grace Men 6, Goshen 1
The Lancers cruised through three doubles matches and won five singles matches to top Goshen 6-1 and improve to 4-0 overall and 3-0 in the Crossroads League.
Fabricio Galvan and Ramiro Candia quickly won 6-1 at No. 2 doubles, followed by another 6-1 win by Milan Savic and Kye Barrett at No. 3 doubles. David Sandi and Ivan Antinori then closed out No. 1 doubles 6-3.
Sandi kept rolling at No. 1 singles, winning 6-1, 6-1. Galvan claimed a 6-2, 7-5 win at No. 2, while Candia took three sets to claim the No. 3 singles match 6-0, 3-6, 10-4. Nicolas Doria won 6-4, 6-2 at No. 4 and Francisco Margaria finished the No. 6 match 6-1, 6-1. The only loss on the day came in a close match at No. 5 where Antinori fell 6-2, 2-6, 8-10.
The second match of the day against Huntington was called because of darkness and will be completed on Monday at 3:00 p.m. Grace took a 2-1 lead after doubles, but none of the singles matches were completed.
Grace Women 6, Goshen 1
Grace 6, Huntington 0
In a full day of tennis, the Lancers claimed a pair of victories to move to a perfect 5-0 on the season, including a 4-0 mark in the Crossroads League. Grace topped Goshen 6-1 in the opener and then returned later in the day to win 6-0 over Huntington.
Against Goshen, Morgan Mast and Jenna Lewis started things off with a 6-0 win at No. 3 doubles to help the Lancers claim the doubles point. In singles, No. 1 player Lydia Ruegsegger dropped the first set, but came back to win 3-6, 6-0, 10-7. Anna Graves, LaurynRiegsecker, Lewis and Kiersten Martin also won singles matches for Grace.
The Lancers dropped one doubles match against Huntington, but Ruegsegger and Martin won 6-4 at No. 1 doubles, while Mast and Lewis took No. 3 to claim the doubles point. In singles action, Graves won the No. 2 match 6-2, 6-2, while Martin won 6-1, 6-4 at the No. 6 spot. Three of the matches went to three sets, with Grace capturing all three. One match was not completed because of darkness.
“I couldn’t be more proud of all of our girls today,” said Grace coach Marcus Moore. “To beat two really well coached teams was a big momentum boost for us. Every single girl made a contribution to our success.”
Valley 1-1 At LaPorte Invite
Tippecanoe Valley split its two contests at Saturday’s LaPorte Invite.
Valley lost 5-0 to the host Slicers, all five courts going two sets to the home side.
In match two, Valley beat Mishawaka 3-2. Cam Manuel got a win, two and one, at two singles and both doubles courts got a win. Cooper Walls and Annikan Pettit won 7-5, 6-1 and Brady Minix and DeOndre Hamilton won 6-2, 6-1.
Huntington North Wins Warsaw Invite
The Vikings from Huntington North stood tall as champs of the Warsaw Tennis Invite.
Results from the invite were not provided.