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Columbus North Athletics

Home of the Bull Dogs - where 37 state championships have been won!

Columbus North Athletics

Home of the Bull Dogs - where 37 state championships have been won!

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2 months ago by Pat McKee

Center Grove boys tennis blanks Columbus North 5-0

                COLUMBUS, Ind. – Columbus North forced a pair of three-set decisions, but Center Grove ultimately posted a 5-0 victory on Wednesday (Sept. 20) in boys tennis.

                Junior Kevin Lin and the doubles tandem of seniors Isaac Jackson and Adam Saad captured respective first sets at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles. But CG junior Trex Thixton rallied past Lin 1-6, 7-5, 6-3 and Trojans juniors Eli Smith and Mitch Runkle beat Jackson and Mathew 6-7 (3-7), 7-6 (9-7), 10-3.

                The visitors prevailed in straight sets in the other three positions.

                At the JV level, Center Grove took a 7-6 triumph.

                Columbus North, now 11-3 in dual matches, returns to action at 6 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 21) when it hosts Bloomington North in a Conference Indiana match that will determine the league championship. CN follows by visiting Silver Creek at 10 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 23).

AT COLUMBUS NORTH

                Team score: Center Grove 5, Columbus North 0

                S1: Trex Thixton (CG) d. Kevin Lin (CN) 1-6, 7-5, 6-3

                S2: Nic Ballesterus (CG) d. Joey Zhao (CN) 6-2, 6-2

                S3: J.T. Embrey (CG) d. Akshaya Sabapathy (CN) 6-1, 6-4

                D1: Eli Smith/Mitch Runkle (CG) d. Isaac Jackson/Ben Mathew (CN) 6-7 (3-7), 7-6 (9-7), 10-3

                D2: Mason Runkle/Grant Herron (CG) d. Chris Ruble/Adam Saad (CN) 7-5, 6-4

2017 CN BOYS TENNIS VARSITY RECORDS

Through Sept. 20

                Kevin Lin: 8-9 overall (8-9 at S1)

                Joey Zhao: 10-7 overall (10-7 at S2)

                Akshaya Sabapathy: 13-4 overall (13-4 at S3)

                Isaac Jackson: 10-7 overall (10-7 at D1)

                Ben Mathew: 10-7 overall (10-7 at D1)

                Chris Ruble: 12-5 overall (12-5 at D2)

                Adam Saad: 12-5 overall (12-5 at D2)

 

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