Taylor Nemtuda and
Eliza Tumbas just kept battling.
The duo battled
back from one set down to get the match-clinching third point as the
Chesterton girls tennis team beat Michigan City 3-2 on Tuesday.
“It was so nice to
see Taylor and Eliza come back from a set down and win in three sets,”
Chesterton coach Tom Bour said. “Especially to win a match for us.”
Nemtuda and Tumbas
dropped the first set 6-3, but battled back to win the second set 7-6 (7-1
in the tiebreak). In the third set, the Trojan duo won 6-4 over Jennifer
Justus and Brianne Norman.
The other point in
doubles came from the team of Rachel Fredenburg and Megan Hill at No. 1. The
duo beat Katie Bildhauser and Madison Laux 6-4, 6-3.
The Trojans first
point of the night came at No. 3 singles as Paige Donovan had little trouble
in beating Rachel Krentz 6-0, 6-0.
“With Paige and
both doubles teams coming up big for us, it shows them that we can pull off
some matches even when our top two positions don’t come out on top,” Bour
to the court tonight as they host Andrean beginning at 4:30 p.m.
Michigan City 2
Singles -- 1.
Sydney Kohn (MC) def. Hannah Nabhan 1-6, 6-4, 6-2; 2. Evangelea Dabagia (MC)
def. Ashley Fazekas 6-2, 6-2; 3. Paige Donovan © def. Rachel Krentz 6-0,
Doubles -- 1.
Rachel Fredenburg/Megan Hill © def. Katie Bildhauser/Madison Laux 6-4, 6-3;
2. Taylor Nemtuda/Eliza Tumbas © def. Jennifer Justus/Brianne Norman 3-6,
7-6 (7-1), 6-4.
3-3 (2-2 DAC).
Michigan City 4
junior varsity swept all three singles matches and won four doubles points
to beat Michigan City 7-4.
In singles, Kara
Maggio (No. 1), Korie Berdine (No. 2) and Hannah Hill (No. 3) all won in
Samantha Fazekas/Amanda Slivka (No. 1), Olivia Vesling/Hailee Ellenwood (No.
2), Maddy Haskell/Rachel Byrnside (No. 3) and Christian Charlson/Anna
Gardner (No. 4) all were victorious.