girls tennis team had little trouble in picking up a 5-0 victory over Boone
Grove in the IHSAA Sectional semifinals at Portage on Wednesday.
“We understood that
we were heavy favorites heading into this match,” Chesterton coach Tom Bour
said. “But to win like we did, and to do it without our No.1 player, was
The Trojans played
without sophomore Peyton Martinson at No. 1 singles due to illness.
Martinson is expected back for Saturday morning’s championship match.
stepped in and did a great job for us," Bour said.
to a 6-0, 6-3 victory over Boone Grove’s Hailey Riley. Milena Veltri at No.
2 singles and Leah Rochford at No. 3 both won 6-0, 6-0.
In doubles, Olivia
Vesling and Hailee Ellenwood beat Abby Filbert and Isabella Warren 6-0, 6-0
at No. 1, while Libby Gibson and Christian Charlson beat Angelica Dotts and
Savanna Eckhardt 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2.
CHS will face the
winner of Thursday night’s match between Wheeler and Valparaiso on Saturday
morning at 10 a.m. for the Sectional title.
Chesterton 5, Boone
Singles -- 1. Lilly
Putchaven (C) def. Hailey Riley 6-0, 6-3; 2. Milena Veltri (C) def. Addison
Guerra 6-0, 6-0; 3. Leah Rochford (C) def. Alyssa Karson 6-0, 6-0.
Doubles -- 1.
Olivia Vesling/Hailee Ellenwood (C) def. Abby Filbert/Isabella Warren 6-0,
6-0; 2. Libby Gibson/Christian Charlson (C) def. Angelica Dotts/ Savanna
Eckhardt 6-0, 6-0.