JEFFERSONVILLE – Hosts Jeffersonville handed Borden his first loss of the season, beating the visiting Braves 3-2 on Saturday.
Jaden Wells led the way for the Red Devils with a 5-7, 6-4, 6-1 win over AJ Agnew in the number 1 singles. At number 3, Matthew Lowe defeated Kylan Nash 6-2, 6-3, while Reggie Ellis and Hayden Boseker defeated Kasym Nash and Branson Wagoner 6-2, 6-2 in number 1 doubles.
The Braves won one point in singles and one in doubles. In singles number 2, Judd Missi defeated Teddy Burnette 6-0, 7-5, while Zander Keith and Will Banet were victorious 6-7 (6-8), 6-4, 6-3 in doubles number 2. .
JEFFERSONVILLE 3, BORDEN 2
Songs: Jaden Wells (J) d. AJ Agnew 5-7, 6-4, 6-1; Judd Missi (B) d. Teddy Burnette 6-0, 7-5; Matthew Lowe (J) d. Kylan Nash 6-2, 6-3.
Doubles: Reggie Ellis-Hayden Boseker (J) d. Kasym Nash-Branson Wagoner 6-2, 6-2; Zander Keith-Will Banet (B) d. Conner Scofined-Ryan Crawford 6-7 (6-8), 6-4, 6-3.
HORNETS TIE FOR 5TH
SCOTTSBURG – Henryville tied for fifth while Clarksville took seventh at the Scottsburg Invitational, which ended on Saturday.
Southwestern, who won the 2nd singles and 2nd doubles titles, won the eight-team event with 43 points. Salem was second with 32, while Austin was third with 30. Brownstown finished fourth with 22, while the Hornets and host Warriors each had 14 – one more than the generals.
Jalen Reyer of Clarksville was the runner-up at number 3 singles.
PIONEERS GO 2-1
COLUMBUS – Providence went 2-1 in Saturday’s Columbus East Invitational.
The Pioneers nullified the Olympic hosts 5-0 and defeated Trinity Lutheran 4-1, but the 29th-ranked Evansville Memorial knocked them out 5-0.
For Providence on the day, Alex Kemp (No. 1 singles), Jacob Kaiser (No. 2 singles), Luke Banet (No. 3 singles), as well as Harrison Folz and Tyler Barnett (No. 2 doubles), were 2-1.
“The funny thing about Saturday, our best tennis was played in our loss to Evansville Memorial,” said Pioneers coach Scott Gurgol. “They were more talented than us, but we fought a lot. Five of the 10 sets played were only lost by a single serve break. If we can follow up this effort with a strong performance on Monday, I believe we are ready for the post-season. season.”
FLOYD GOES 0-2
Floyd Central went 0-2 over the weekend against a pair of ranked enemies.
The seventh ranked Center Grove defeated No. 15 Highlanders 4-1 on Friday, while No. 6 Columbus North defeated Floyd 4-1 on Saturday.
Against the Trojans, Preston Bickel (3rd in singles) took the Highlanders’ only victory, while Riley Doddridge (2nd in singles) did so against the Bull Dogs.