Plenty of people
were paying attention late into the evening on Tuesday.
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
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.
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.
4-3 (3-2 DAC).
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).
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).