Varsity Girls Tennis

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Coaches:  Sarah Hemmerich (Head Coach); Julie Canady and Emma Ferrell (Asst. Coaches)
       
Seniors Juniors Sophomores Freshmen
Madison Wood Cloey Baldock
Molly Fisher
Hannah Hopkins
Shelby Hopkins
Maria Alkhouri
Abby Bowen
Kiah Parrott
Daphne Reecer
Molly Mavrick
Jada Mims
Olivia Persons
Claire Seagrave

Date Opponent Time Score
Apr. 10 McCutcheon (H) 4:30 pm (L) 5-0
Visitor McCutcheon were able to beat the #1 doubles team of Shelby Hopkins and Hannah Hopkins and the #2 doubles team of Kiah Parrott and Daphne Reecer. Both pairs battled and stayed positive throughout their matches.

In singles, we were able to take several games but were not able to take a set from the Mavericks. Abby Bowen and Madison Wood both lost 6-2, 6-2 at #1 and #2, respectively. #3 singles player Olivia Persons dropped her first match as a varsity player 6-1, 6-1.
- Coach Hemmerich
Apr. 12 Twin Lakes (T) 5:00 pm (L) 3-2
Madison Wood posted her first varsity singles win with a 6-2, 6-1 win at #2.

After dropping the first set at #1 and #3 singles, both Abby Bowen and Olivia Persons won their second, forcing a third and deciding set.

Abby battled but lost 6-1, 1-6, 6-3.

Meanwhile at #3 singles, Olivia forced a third-set tiebreak. It was definitely a gutsy performance by the freshman, who was playing a senior. Olivia won 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (5). This was her first varsity tennis win!
- Coach Hemmerich
Apr. 17 Western (H) 4:00 pm (L) 5-0
Olivia Persons and Abby Bowen were the last off the courts for the Kats. Olivia went three sets and continues to improve her game. Abby dropped a first set tiebreaker before losing her second set.

In doubles play, the #2 dubs pair of Shelby Hopkins and Cloey Baldock fought back after dropping the first set 6-4 to take the second set to a tiebreaker, losing 7-5.
- Coach Hemmerich
Apr. 18 Frankfort (T) 5:00 pm (L) 4-1
In tennis action, Abby Bowen won her first match
at #1 singles. She won the first set in a decisive
6-2, and then dropped the second set by the same
score. After the 10-minute break, Abby came back with the same fire we had seen in the first set, winning the set 6-2. This was the first of many to come for the sophomore.

Madison Wood started out hot going up 4-1 in the
first set before dropping the set 6- 4 and the second set 3-6. There were many bright spots here on which to build.
- Coach Hemmerich
Apr. 19 Logansport (T) 5:00 pm (W) 4-1
First off the courts was the # 1 doubles team of Molly Fisher and Hannah Hopkins winning 6-4, 6-3. This was the first varsity win for both ladies.

The next point came from the #2 doubles team of Shelby Hopkins and Cloey Baldock 6-2, 6-3. This was also these ladies first varsity win. Very proud of how these ladies are starting to mesh.

The deciding point came next at #3 singles as Olivia Persons pulled out a 6-3, 7-6 (7-2) win.

The icing on the cake was Abby Bowen's win at #1 singles 6-4, 6-4.
- Coach Hemmerich
Apr. 23 Lebanon (H) 5:00 pm  
Apr. 24 Harrison (H) 5:00 pm  
Apr. 26 Northwestern (H) 4:30 pm  
Apr. 28 Lafayette Jeff (T) 10:00 am  
May 2 Peru (H) 4:30 pm  
May 3 Huntington North (T) 5:00 pm  
May 5 NCC Tournament @ TBA 11:00 am  
May 8 Tipton (H) 5:00 pm  
May 9 Madison-Grant (H) 4:30 pm  
May 10 Marion (T) 5:00 pm  
May 12 Culver Academy Invitational (T) 10:00 am  
May 16-18 IHSAA Sectional @ Kokomo 4:00 pm  

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