Tennis teams just two weeks away from post-season

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By Mike Farner

SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It was a windy week for those who play tennis.

On Wednesday, both Bullitt East and North Bullitt teams were in action.

The Bullitt East girls fell 3-2 to Trimble County.

Victories for the Lady Chargers came at court one singles as Savannah Kruse defeated Kim Abbett 6-4, 6-2. The other victory came by way of forfeit on court two doubles.

In other singles action, Cory Gollar fell 6-2, 6-3 to Destiny Harp and Diane Payton defeated Ingrid Skjelstad 6-0, 6-0.

In doubles, Trimble County's Micah Hess and Alex Lawhorn defeated Kylar Ware and Masi Sanders 6-1, 6-3.

In Bullitt East boys' action, the Chargers lost a 4-1 battle against South Oldham.

Jordan Pitts, a regional favorite, defeated Hunter Norris 6-1, 6-0 on court one singles. Cameron Mount defeated Charger Jacob Staples 6-2, 6-0 on court two. The lone Bullitt East win came from Nick Starkey, who defeated Jordan tenHunsel 6-3, 6-4.

In doubles, Phillip Burress and Zach Marlett lost 6-1, 6-0 to Dawson Dezehertny and Tony Liu. On court two, Dylan Hooper and Will Brown fell 6-2, 6-1 to Dillon Bezehertny and Clint Tyler.

In boys' action, North Bullitt fell 4-1 against Spencer County.

The lone Eagle victory came on court one doubles as Matthew Faith and Carter Campbell teamed up to defeat Clay Abell and Tackett 6-3, 6-0.

In singles, James Mouser defeated Eagle Matteo Bedendo 6-0, 6-1. Daniel Cooper defeated James Constant 6-3, 6-0.

The Eagles forfeited court three singles and court two doubles.

On Thursday, the boys lost to Collins High 5-0.

In singles, Bedendo lost to Luke Noel and Jared Baltzell turned back James Constant. At court three, Jared Loudermilk lost to Logan Noel.

In doubles, Matthew Faith and Carter Campbell fell 6-4, 6-2 to David Hormell and John Usher. And the Eagles forfeited the second doubles court.

For the girls, North Bullitt lost a close 3-2 battle against Collins.

In singles, Ashley Quinn defeated Lady Eagle Myrissa Druien 6-0, 6-2. On court two, Raven Thomas earned a victory for North Bullitt by defeating Tatum Watson 6-1, 6-2. Katie Irvin lost to Collins' Rylee Suttor on court three.

In doubles, North Bullitt's duo of Lexie VanMeter and Kess Ballard defeated Abigail Griggs and Eliza Davis 6-0, 6-2. Megan Irvin and Jessica Duncan lost to Ashton Schnyder and Madison Hurley 6-4, 6-0.

The Bullitt Central boys got a pair of victories in the past week. The team defeated Anderson County 3-2 and then shut out Trimble County 5-0 on Thursday.

Alex Price defeated Alex Dixon 7-5, 6-3 on court one singles. Jacob Calvert and Kelsin Kemble won on court one doubles 6-0, 6-1. Ian Anderson and Ryan Roby both won their singles matches and the doubles team of Alex Cromer and Cody McCubbins also won.