Playing, watching, scoring; the match was simply satisfying.
After a difficult night in a victory against Crown Point on Tuesday, the
Chesterton girls tennis team returned to the courts to easily defeat Andrean
“Everyone played well today,” Chesterton coach Gretchen Shinn said. “It was
definitely a morale boost and great feel for the team. Last night we lost
both doubles, so we needed a decisive win tonight.
“I was happy with the way we played and it was good for the girls.”
It was a reassuring and quick match for the Trojans, each girl completing
the victory in just two sets.
At No. 2 singles, Margaret Shinn dominated Andrean opponent, Gigi Gonzalez,
with two 6-0 sets. At No. 2 doubles, Brittny Stephan and Amanda Susnak, also
shut out their rivals with two 6-0 wins.
“This match puts us 8-2 and 4-0 in the DAC now,” Shinn said.
Other top performances include No. 1 singles player Bobbi Modesto winning
the first set 6-1 and coming back for another win 6-2 against Andrean top’s
girl, Candace Roberson.
Chesterton’s No 1. doubles duo of Sunny Lee and Rachel McCrum took complete
control in the first set with a 6-0 win. Struggling in the second set, the
team let slip three games, finishing the match 6-3.
“(Thursday) we have Lake Central and next week we have our game against
Michigan City. They are a deep and good team, so it will be a big meet for
us,” Shinn concluded. “Tonight was a great confidence booster to prepare for