PREP ROUNDUP: North edges 2021 state finalist in boys tennis

Aug. 14—Terre Haute North got two singles wins and a doubles victory Saturday to defeat 2021 state-finalist Covington 3-2 in boys high school tennis.

James Belmar, Gabriel Dunbar and the doubles team of Cole Marts and Nate Phillips earned the points for the Patriots in their season opener.

Singles — James Belmar (THN) def. Evan Norton 6-2, 6-2; Urban Roark (C) def. Connor Bishop 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-8); Gabriel Dunbar (THN) def. Emmett Reynolds 6-4, 6-2.

Doubles — Jackson Kindell-Myles Potter (C) def. John Lee-Peyton Lintzenich 6-3, 6-1; Cole Marts-Nate Phillips (THN) def. Carson Schaeffer-Carter Snyder 6-2, 6-1.

Next — Terre Haute North (1-0) plays Monday at Avon.


In other high school boys tennis:

—Plainfield wins — At South, the host Braves fell in the season opener against the visiting Quakers. No other details were available.



—Terre Haute South 2, Columbus North 2 — At Columbus, Mallory Rich scored on a penalty kick in the first half and had the tying goal in the second half as the Braves opened their Conference Indiana season with a draw.

Alaya Connelly had an assist for the Braves.

—Terre Haute North 3, Harrison (West Lafayette) 0 — At North, Caroline Gauer scored in each half, assisted both times by Cali Wuestefeld, and Wuestefeld had the clinching goal Saturday in a nonconference win for the Patriots.

Lily Overton had the assist on Wuestefeld's goal and Carah McKinney had the shutout in goal for the Patriots. North hosts Northview on Tuesday, with the JV match at 5 p.m.

—Northview 13, Indian Creek 0 — At Brazil, the host Knights posted an easy Western Indiana Conference win in their season opener.

The Knights play Tuesday at Terre Haute North.

—Sullivan 7, North Putnam 0 — At Sullivan, Paige Chickadaunce scored three goals and Payton Templeton had two as the Golden Arrows got a Western Indiana Conference win in their season opener.


—Braves defeated — At Indianapolis, Terre Haute South lost its season opener at Indianapolis North Central.

—North Putnam 5, Sullivan 0 — At Sullivan, the Golden Arrows' starting goalkeeper was given an early red card and the visiting Cougars went on to a Western Indiana Conference win.

—Northview 3, Indian Creek 0 — At Brazil, the host Knights opened their season with a Western Indiana Conference win.


—Linton 3, Monrovia 1 — At Linton, the Miners recovered from a first-set loss to open their season with a win.

Audrey Warrick, younger sister of 2021 all-stater Gentry Warrick, had 11 kills, nine assists, seven digs and two block assists for the Miners in their 20-25, 25-18, 25-17, 25-22 victory.

Kylie Cooksey added 15 assists, three aces and a dig for the winners. Sophie Hale had 11 digs, five kills, two block assists and two aces; Maelee Pilant 12 digs and two aces; and Ella Warrick nine digs, five kills, two block assists and an ace.

Now 1-0, Linton plays Wednesday at White River Valley.