Northmont tennis defeats Butler 4-1


By Ron Nunnari

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VANDALIA — In a match that went down to the wire Wednesday between two top 10 teams, the Northmont girls varsity tennis team defeated Butler 4-1 in a non-conference match to improve to 11-4 overall.

With the loss Butler fell to 8-4 overall.

Butler’s lone victory came at 1st singles where Natalie Schoenherr scored a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Lily Braswell 6-0, 6-1.

At 2nd singles Erin Kelsey (N) defeated Hannah Faulkner (B) 6-1, 6-4.

In 3rd singles play Tyler Buxton (N) defeat Emma Filc (B) 6-0, 6-1.

At 1st doubles Kennedi Robinson and Makayla Hibbard (N) defeated Morgan Britton and Kaitlin Peyton (B) 6-3, 2-6, 6-2.

Second doubles action saw Bridget Scranton and Addison Wilson (N) score a hard fought 1-6, 6-4, 6-4 victory over Ava Long and Ava Nicklaus.

In JV action Madison Evan/Meleeyah Milliner, Hailey Wheeler/Ashley Weiss and Mya Smedley/Makayla Blake all won their doubles matches while Miracle Akpan won her singles match.

Monday the Lady Bolts defeated Brookville 5-0.

1st singles – Braswell (N) defeated Lauren Kokladas (B) 6-1, 6-0.

2nd singles – Kelsey (N) defeated Ava Brandeberry (B) 6-0, 6-0.

3rd singles – Tyler Buxton (N) def. Emily Etter (B) 6-0 6-0

1st doubles – Robinson/Hibbard (N) defeated Briana Andel/Kara Thomas (B) 6-0, 6-0.

2nd doubles – Scrantoon/Wilson (N) defeated Dacota Pancake/Kate Ehler (B) 6-1, 6-0.

In JV action Evan/Milliner and Wheeler/Smedley won their doubles matches while Ashley Weiss won in singles.

Tuesday the Lady Bolts lost to Springboro, 5-0.

Reach Ron Nunnari by email: [email protected].

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