Panther tennis sweeps Corning
Creston/O-M’s veteran tennis lineup went a perfect 90-0 in games in sweeping a young Corning boys squad Monday, 9-0, while the Panther girls dropped only eight of 80 games at home against the Corning girls in a similar 9-0 shutout.
Creston/O-M boys (1-1) won all six singles matches and three doubles matchups by 10-0 scores. The Panthers had five seniors and a junior in the varsity lineup.
“Both the Corning boys and girls are in a rebuilding process right now,” Creston/O-M coach Kevin Cooper said. “They have a very young team right now. It was nice to get back on the court in a meet after last week.”
Corning’s best challenge in the girls meet was an 8-3 loss at No. 3 singles by senior Audra Bartenhagen, and 8-3 defeat at No. 2 doubles by Kelsey Anstey and Bartenhagen.
Audrey Fyock won 8-1 at No. 1 singles for Creston/O-M (2-0), and Emma Johnson, Ashley Harris, Caitlin McIlravy and Jenna Taylor each won 8-0. McIlravy and Taylor prevailed 8-0 in doubles.
“The girls came out with a strong clean sweep tonight,” said Creston coach Amanda Plymale. “Our strokes and serves were on point tonight all the way through the lineup.”
Creston/O-M 9, Corning 0
Singles — Colby Taylor (Cr) def. Josh Harlow (Corn), 10-0; Bryce McIlravy (Cr) def. Jake Wilson (Corn), 10-0; Garret Taylor (Cr) def. Justin Queener (Corn), 10-0; Adam Bochart (Cr) def. Trevor Holbrook (Corn), 10-0; Jacob Caviness (Cr) def. Tanner Mullen (Corn), 10-0; Ryan Cook (Cr) def. William Golden (Corn), 10-0.
Doubles — Taylor-McIlravy (Cr) def. Harlow-Queener (Corn), 10-0; G. Taylor-Bochart (Cr) def. Wilson-Holbrook (Corn), 10-0; Caviness-Cook (Cr) def. Mullen-Chris Bohn (Corn), 10-0.
Creston/O-M 9, Corning 0
Singles — Audrey Fyock (Cr) def. Madison Shuey (Corn), 8-1; Emma Johnson (Cr) def. Kelsey Anstey (Corn), 8-0; Amy Dunphy (Cr) def. Audra Bartenhagen (Corn), 8-3; Ashley Harris (Cr) def. Kendra Wilkinson (Corn), 8-0; Caitlin McIlravy (Cr) def. Sydney Dimmler (Corn), 8-0; Jenna Taylor (Cr) def. Lisa Jennings (Corn), 8-0.
Doubles — Fyock-Johnson (Cr) def. Shuey-Bartenhagen (Corn), 8-1; Dunphy-Harris (Cr) def. Anstey-Wilkinson (Corn), 8-3; McIlravy-Taylor (Cr) def. Dimmler-Jennings (Corn), 8-0.
JV singles — Alli Thomsen (Cr) def. Mikayla Hartstack (Corn), 6-2.
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