By Andy Krutsinger,
Mt. Pleasant News
The Mt. Pleasant tennis teams had two different results in their Southeast Conference games against Fairfield on Thursday evening. The boys? team toppled the Trojans 6-3 but the girls? team was swept 9-0.
The Panther boys went 3-3 in singles and 3-0 in doubles to take down a road win in Fairfield. Individual wins went to Ethan Weber (6-1, 6-0) in the No. 1 game, Elijah Plooster (6-3, 6-4) in the No. 4 match and Jack Schimmelpfennig (6-2, 7-5) in the No. 5 game.
Corbin Broeker lost a tight one in the No. 2 match, dropping the game 6-3, 4-6, 10-5. Jaxon Hoyle had a similar result in the No. 3 match falling 7-6(5), 5-7, 10-5. Donny Arledge was swept 6-0 and 6-0 in the No. 6 match.
Broeker and Hoyle bounced back with a big win in No. 1 doubles, taking the match 1-6, 6-4, 10-8. Weber and Schimmelpfennig grinded out a 6-3, 3-6, 10-2 win in the No. 2 match and Plooster and Arledge made it three three-set wins in a row for MP, winning 4-6, 6-4 and 10-8 in the No. 3 doubles match.
The Panther girls went 0-6 in singles matches. No. 1 Erin Zihlman and No. 2 Hallie Sandeen both lost 8-0. Sierra Barton dropped the No. 3 match 8-1. Shaleen Thiengmany lost the No. 4 match 8-3. Breeana Runton fell 8-4 in the No. 5 match and Olivia Larson was dropped 8-0 in the No. 6 match.
The No. 1 doubles team of Zihlman and Thiengmany fell 8-0. The No. 2 doubles team of Sandeen and Barton also lost 8-0. The No. 3 doubles team had the closest match of the night for Mt. Pleasant but still fell 8-4.