Warren’s women tennis staff fell to visiting Grove Metropolis, 3-2, on Saturday at Betts Park.
“Grove metropolis is at the moment tied with Hickory for first place in Area 1, and we knew this was going to be a problem,” stated Warren coach Thomas Pellegrino. “This was a really even match throughout, which led to probably the most aggressive match now we have had this season.”
At first singles, Iris Kiehl misplaced to D-10 singles runner-up Macy Matson, 0-6, 0-6 and at second singles, Warren’s Grace Carr misplaced to Cana Severson, 3-6, 3-6.
“This was a terrific match to look at with most video games going to deuce,” stated Pellegrino. “Cana was simply capable of reap the benefits of the massive factors at the moment and that was the difference-maker.”
Warren freshman Lucy Harrison topped Ella West, 6-1, 6-3, at third singles.
“Lucy retains getting higher each match,” stated Pellegrino. “She didn’t give her opponent something at the moment and tracked down ball after ball and finally simply wore her opponent down.”
At high doubles, Izzy Heacox and Kaelin Hatfield misplaced to Grove Metropolis’s Jane Coulter and Emily Williams, 6-4, 4-6, 2-6.
“This was a terrific doubles match, however Grove Metropolis actually picked it up in units 2 and three and took over,” stated Pellegrino.
Madalynn Perry and Sydnie Cochran defeated Ava Duglonski and Joella Bandi, 6-3, 6-0.
“Our women began a bit timid and received down 2-3 within the first set, however after that change-over, they calmed down and simply went on a roll — capturing the following 10 video games in a row,” stated Pellegrino.
“We beat (Grove Metropolis) final yr, 3-2, on their senior evening, and I feel they remembered that and got here for revenge…,” added Pellegrino. “That is undoubtedly a tricky tablet to swallow and our women are hoping to get one other shot at Grove Metropolis if we will make it into the D10 playoffs.”
Warren subsequent hosts Bradford at 4 p.m. at the moment at Betts Park.