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Trojan Tennis 2nd at Merrillville

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The Chesterton girls tennis team finished second on Saturday in the Merrillville Invitational.

Guerin Catholic took top team honors in a field the included the Trojans, Homestead, Lake Central, Lafayette Central Catholic, Merrillville, Northridge and Indianapolis Roncalli.

At No. 1 singles, Meg Modesto took the individual title with a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Northridgeís Kelsey Vessels. Modesto beat players from Guerin Catholic and Lake Central to reach the finals.

At No. 2 singles, Margaret Shinn fell in the finals to Guerin Catholicís Ashley Jonathon 7-6, 6-7 and 10-7 in a super tiebreaker. Shinn picked up wins against Indianapolis Roncalli (6-0, 6-0) and Northridge (6-0, 6-1) during the day.

At No. 3 singles, JJ Lee won the individual title with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Guerin Catholicís Kara MacDonald. Lee also had victories against Homestead (6-2, 6-1) and Northridge (6-0, 6-1).

At No. 1 doubles, Rachel McCrum and Ellen Kerr finished fifth.

At No. 2 doubles, Abby Burke and Natalie Petro finished fourth with Molly McCoy and Logan Haussman subbing for them in the third and fourth rounds.



Posted 4/30/2013