Raiders breeze by Braves, squash skid

From Herald Staff Reports

The Southridge girls tennis team stopped a three-match slide Monday at Huntingburg. And the Raiders didn’t need much time to secure the skid-buster.


Southridge raced by Pocket Athletic Conference rival Tecumseh 5-0 as Lynnette Whitsitt (6-0, 7-5), Alexandra Herron (6-0, 6-0) and Jocelyn Sermersheim (6-0, 6-1) earned wins at Nos. 1, 2 and 3 singles, respectively for Southridge (3-3, 2-1).

In doubles, Natalie Schneider and Cheyenne Layton cruised 6-2, 6-2 at No. 1 and Maddie Neu and Taylor Miles breezed 6-1, 6-1.

In other girls tennis:

Rangers 4, Chargers 1: Forest Park (4-0, 2-0 Pocket Athletic Conference) remained unbeaten with a win at Pike Central.

Ranger singles players Rachel Hentrup and Maddison Beckman won by identical 6-4, 6-2 scores at Nos. 2 and 3 singles, respectively. Forest Park also took both doubles matches — Jordan Buechler and Kereston Hochgesang collected a 6-1, 6-1 victory at No. 1 and Kelly Weyer and Mareike Zeidler reigned 6-4, 6-2 at No. 2.


Jeeps 4, Vikings 1: Two singles matches went the distance, though Northeast Dubois edged visiting Barr-Reeve in both to maintain its unblemished mark.

Jeep No. 1 singles player Michaela Stemle outlasted Allison Hoover 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, while Kendra Schroering bumped off Melody Rohrer 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 at No. 2. Lena Kleinhage won 6-2, 6-3 for the No. 3 point. Talia Terwiske and Jenna Stemle cruised to a 6-3, 6-2 triumph at No. 1 doubles for Northeast Dubois (3-0, 2-0 Blue Chip Conference).

Patriots 3, Eagles 2: Meli Ochs won 6-1, 6-3 at No. 1 singles, and Heritage Hills claimed both doubles matches to outlast Evansville Day on the road. In doubles, Hannah Turner and Alexis Rube pocketed a 6-4, 6-2 decision, while Megan Boehm and Kailee Taylor pulled away for a 6-2, 4-6, 6-1 verdict at No. 2 for the Pats (2-3).

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