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Photo: CHS Tennis team wins Duneland Conference

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Duneland Conference Champions: The Chesterton girls tennis team finished a perfect 7-0 in Duneland Athletic Conference play to win its first league title since 2005. Pictured are, front row (l to r), Cassidy Peritan, Sunny Lee, Bobbi Modesto, Cassi Moore, Rachel McCrum, Maria Burelli, Katie Sikora and Coach Gretchen Shinn. Second row (l to r) are Lexi Misch, Lauren Bailey, Margaret Shinn, Brittny Stephan and Molly McCoy. Back row (l to r) are Coach Tom Bour, Tori Comegys, Shelbie Sullivan, Olivia Gordon, Elizabeth Shinn, Erin DeVaney, Rana Torabi, Julia Ingram and Lauren Sergent. (Story on Page Nine.) (Photo provided)


The Chesterton girls tennis team picked up the Duneland Athletic Conference title with a 5-0 victory over Michigan City on Thursday.

The Trojans swept through singles with victories by Bobbi Modesto (No. 1), Erin DeVaney (No. 2) and Cassi Moore (No. 3).

In doubles, CHS pulled off two three-set victories. At No. 1, Elizabeth and Margaret Shinn beat Ashleigh Ellenwood and Lauren Palmer 5-7, 6-0, 6-1, while Olivia Gordon and Shelbie Sullivan beat Allie Neulieb and Lauren Holloway 6-7, 7-6, 6-4 at No. 2.

The Trojans ended DAC play a perfect 7-0 and are 14-2 overall.

Chesterton 5, Michigan City 0


SINGLES -- 1. Bobbi Modesto (C) def. Brooke Foltz 6-0, 6-0; 2. Erin DeVaney (C) def. Lena Carlson 6-2, 6-1; 3. Cassi Moore (C) def. Alante Wright 6-1, 6-1.

DOUBLES -- 1. Elizabeth Shinn-Margaret Shinn (C) def. Ashleigh Ellenwood-Lauren Palmer 5-7, 6-0, 6-1; 2. Olivia Gordon-Shelbie Sullivan (C) def. Allie Neulieb-Lauren Holloway 6-7, 7-6, 6-4.


Posted 5/14/2010