CAMDEN — Preble Shawnee’s tennis team improved to 6-8 with a pair of wins over Northridge and Trotwood-Madison last week. The wins move the Arrows’ winning streak to four straight matches.
The Arrows swept Northridge, 5-0, before slipping past Trotwood, 3-2.
Preble Shawnee 3, Trotwood 2
1) Pierce Elliott (PS) d. Kobe Vinegar 6-2, 6-3
2) Mouhamadou Seck (TM) d. Hayden Brown 7-6 (4), 6-4
3) Keijuan Foster (TM) d. Austin Carter 7-6 (4), 7-6 (6)
1) Alec Hamblin and Chris Allen (PS) d. Anthony Patterson and Jamal Bozeman 6-3, 6-2
2) Malorie Plaugher and Brenden Whisman (PS) d. Zion Moss and Tremain Zachary 6-1, 6-3
“We had an exciting night of tennis tonight, dominating three individual matches and narrowly losing the other two. This has been our best week of the season by far, going undefeated on the week. We have some momentum and really just need to remain focused and keep playing smart, aggressive tennis,” Preble Shawnee coach Dave Hubbard said. “I really couldn’t be more proud of our players.”
Individual Records: Pierce Elliott 12-2 (No. 1 singles), Alec Hamblin/Chris Allen 8-4 (No. 2 doubles), Malorie Plaugher/Brenden Whisman 6-5 (No. 2 doubles)
Preble Shawnee 5, Northridge 0
1) Pierce Elliott (PS) d. Nathan Snedigar 6-0, 6-0
2) Hayden Brown (PS) Harley Geisel 6-1, 6-2
3) Austin Carter (PS) d. Tyler Bennett 6-0, 6-0
1) Alec Hamblin and Chris Allen (PS) d. Vernon Woods and Josh Brown 6-2, 6-0
2) Malorie Plaugher and Brenden Whisman (PS) d. Seth Wilson and Travis Royalty 6-2, 6-1
“This was a great way to end league play with a 5-0 shutout. We need all the league points we can get going into the tournament next week, so to pick up all five tonight was a big deal for us,” Hubbard said.
The Arrows were scheduled to play in the SWBL tournament on Tuesday, May 2. On Thursday, they will travel to Brookville and will host Franklin on Friday.
Reach Eddie Mowen Jr. at 937-683-4056 or on Twitter @emowen_RH.