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Columbus North boys tennis tops Plainfield 4-1
August 25, 2014Columbus North High School
COLUMBUS, Ind. -- Junior Kevin Luo rolled to a quick victory without dropping a game at No. 3 singles on Monday (Aug. 25), leading the Columbus North boys tennis team to a 4-1 triumph over Plainfield.
Senior Anthony Sanders and the doubles tandems of Jake Likens and Mitchell Miller as well as Daniel Larken and Nathan VanDeventer also were quick off the court as the Bull Dogs captured their first dual match of the season.
Luo defeated Plainfled's Matt Stone 6-0, 6-0 to set a tone, while Sanders knocked off Quakers junior Austin Vuurman 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 singles.
At No. 1 doubles, Likens and Miller topped Plainfield's Max Burkhardt and Ethan McIntyre 6-1, 6-0. At No. 2 doubles, Larken and VanDeventer eased past the Quakers' Grant Purtell and Paul Planker 6-1, 6-1.
Sophomore Tyler West posted Plainfield's only point at No. 2 singles. He overcame an early deficit to beat CN junior Rahul Jha 6-7 (4), 6-3, 10-4.
At the JV level, Columbus North posted a 5-1 win.
Columbus North returns to action at 6 p.m. Wednesday (Aug. 27) when it faces Floyd Central at Seymour. The Bull Dogs follow by traveling to Southport at 5:30 p.m. Thursday (Aug. 28).
At Columbus North
Columbus North 4, Plainfield 1
S1: Anthony Sanders (CN) d. Austin Vuurman (P) 6-1, 6-1
S2: Tyler West (P) d. Rahul Jha (CN) 6-7 (4), 6-3, 10-4
S3: Kevin Luo (CN) d. Matt Stone (P) 6-0, 6-0
D1: Jake Likens/Mitchell Miller (CN) d. Max Burkhardt/Ethan McIntyre (P) 6-1, 6-0
D2: Daniel Larken/Nathan VanDeventer (CN) d. Grant Purtell/Paul Planker (P) 6-1, 6-1