Blanchester tennis earns share of SBCN crown


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The Blanchester High School tennis team defeated Bethel-Tate Monday and earned at least a share of the Southern Buckeye Athletic & Academic Conference National Division championship. In the photo, team members and coaches are, from left to right, front row, Hunter Miller, Brendan Daughtery, Kayla Dugger, Wesley Mitchell, Jacob Miller; back row, head coach Scott Shepard, Nick Grogg, Matt Burden, Tomas Oldham, Jed Turpin, Reilly Hopkins.


BLANCHESTER – With a 4-1 win Monday over Bethel-Tate, the Blanchester tennis team clinched at least a share of the Southern Buckeye Athletic & Academic Conference National Division championship.

The Wildcats are 10-4 overall and 5-1 in league play. Felicity is 4-1 in the league, with its only loss to Blanchester. The Cardinals still have a match with Bethel-Tate, BHS coach Scott Shepard said.

A couple of matches Monday went to a super tiebreaker in lieu of a third set.

Jacob Miller of BHS won at second singles over Mitchell McElfresh 6-0, 3-6, (10-4) while Matt Burden at first singles was defeated by Josh Royer 6-4, 2-6, (4-10)

SUMMARY

May 2, 2016

@Blanchester High School

Blanchester 4 Bethel-Tate 1

Singles

• Matt Burden was def by Josh Royer 6-4, 2-6, 4-10

• Jacob Miller def Mitchell McElfresh 6-0, 3-6, 10-4

• Nick Grogg def Kyle Clements 6-2, 6-3

Doubles

• Wesley Mitchell, Kayla Dugger def Ryan Beyer, Andrew Woudenberg 6-1, 6-0

• Jed Turpin, Tomas Oldham def Jacob Bowman, Justin Royer 6-0, 6-1

The Blanchester High School tennis team defeated Bethel-Tate Monday and earned at least a share of the Southern Buckeye Athletic & Academic Conference National Division championship. In the photo, team members and coaches are, from left to right, front row, Hunter Miller, Brendan Daughtery, Kayla Dugger, Wesley Mitchell, Jacob Miller; back row, head coach Scott Shepard, Nick Grogg, Matt Burden, Tomas Oldham, Jed Turpin, Reilly Hopkins.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_TN_blanchamps.jpgThe Blanchester High School tennis team defeated Bethel-Tate Monday and earned at least a share of the Southern Buckeye Athletic & Academic Conference National Division championship. In the photo, team members and coaches are, from left to right, front row, Hunter Miller, Brendan Daughtery, Kayla Dugger, Wesley Mitchell, Jacob Miller; back row, head coach Scott Shepard, Nick Grogg, Matt Burden, Tomas Oldham, Jed Turpin, Reilly Hopkins.

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