LINDEN – The Crawfordsville and North Montgomery Tennis teams met for the first time this season on Monday night. Both teams were looking for their first victory on the season and it was the Athenians who came out on top in a very close 3-2 win. 

For the Athenians their three wins came in No. 1 singles with Austin Motz, No. 2 singles Thatcher Gambrel, and in No. 1 doubles with the duo of Owen Bennett and Zach Fichter. 

The Chargers win came via No. 3 singles Brookes Walters and in No. 2 doubles with the tandem of Hayden Turner and Ben Eldridge. 

Full results are as follows. 

No. 1 Singles Austin Motz (Cville) def. Jakob Kirsch (NM) 6-3, 6-0
No. 2 Singles Thatcher Gambrel (Cville) def. Hunter Kashon (NM) 6-3, 6-1
No. 3 Singles Brookes Walters (NM) def. Ziair Morgan (Cville) 6-1, 6-1
No. 1 Doubles Owen Bennett & Zach Fichter (Cville) def. Carter Livingston & Will McKinniss (NM) 6-3, 6-3
No. 2 Doubles Hayden Turner & Ben Eldridge (NM) def. Peyton Greoumautis & Jacob Burke (Cville) 7-8, 6-0, 6-1

The Athenians will host Danville on Tuesday while the Chargers will also be in action Tuesday evening as they will travel to take on Frankfort. 

Mounties come away with win over Greencastle

NEW MARKET – The Southmont Mounties also were in action on Monday as the team hosted Greencastle. Despite a loss in No. 1 singles by Freshman Adam Cox, the team was able to pick up a 3-2 win over the Tiger Cubs. 

Results for the Mounties are as follows: 

No. 1 Singles Trent Ross (GC) def. Adam Cox (SM) 6-1, 6-0
No. 2 Singles Anthony Conley (GC) def. Trevor McKinney (SM) 8-6. 6-4
No. 3 Singles Connor McVay (SM) def. Henry Carter 6-3, 6-0
No. 1 Doubles Reese Long & Micah Kohorn (SM) def. Holton Miller & Collin Gasway 6-3, 6-0
No. 2 Doubles Luke Tesmer & EJ Brewer (SM) def. Eli Hardwick & Boyd Ensley 6-2, 6-2

The Mounties improve to 11-2 on the season (2-1 SAC) and will travel to take on Covington Tuesday night.