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Chesterton Girls Tennis beats Portage 3-2

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Plenty of people were paying attention late into the evening on Tuesday.

Chesterton’s Peyton Martinson battled to the end and found the elusive third team point in the Trojans’ 3-2 Duneland Athletic Conference victory at Portage.

Martinson won the opening set 6-4 against Carly Jones before dropping the second set in a tiebreaker (12-10). A 6-3 victory in the final set gave Chesterton the win.

“It was so rewarding to watch Peyton clinch the match for us in a third set with the weight of the match on the line,” Chesterton coach Tom Bour said. “She’s such a hard-worker and seeing that work ethic payoff is just a tribute to her.”

Leah Rochford picked up the team’s first point with a 6-3, 6-1 win over Alexis Pennington at No. 3 singles.

In doubles, Libby Gibson and Christian Charlson had little trouble in getting a victory over Dezarae Olivo and Sophia Hernandez 6-3, 6-3 at No. 2.

Chesterton 3, Portage 2

AT PORTAGE

Singles -- 1. Peyton Martinson © def. Carly Jones 6-4, 6-7 (10-12), 6-3; 2. Bethanie Majewski (P) def. Milena Veltri 6-3, 2-6, 6-0; 3. Leah Rochford © def. Alexis Pennington 6-3, 6-1.

Doubles -- 1. Hannah Doell/Gina Kapinos (P) def. Olivia Vesling/Hailee Ellenwood 7-5, 1-6, 6-3; 2. Libby Gibson/Christian Charlson © def. Dezarae Olivo/Sophia Hernandez 6-3, 6-3.

Record: Chesterton 4-3 (3-2 DAC).

Junior Varsity

Chesterton 8, Portage 1

The Chesterton junior varsity improved to 6-1 on the season with an 8-1 win over Portage.

Singles wins for the Trojans came from Maria Schmahl (No. 1), Emily Haiduc (No. 2) and Anna Gardner (No. 3).

Doubles winners were Rachel Byrnside/Lilly Putchaven (No. 1), Lauren Sensibaugh/Sydney Balas (No. 3), Rina Hector/Sofia Winski (No. 4), Kassidy Crowell/Blaire Smith (No. 5) and Kayla Whelan/Sydney Balas (No. 6).

 

Posted 5/8/2019

 
 
 
 

 

 

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