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Columbus North boys tennis blitzes Southport 5-0
August 28, 2014Columbus North High School
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Columbus North boys tennis team made quick work of Southport on Thursday (Aug. 28), rolling to a 5-0 victory in a Conference Indiana East Division match.
Junior Rahul Jha, classmate Kevin Luo and both doubles teams dropped a combined two games over the four matches as the Bull Dogs improved to 3-0 overall and 1-0 in division play.
Jha beat Southport junior Chase Cawthorne 6-0, 6-1 at No. 2 singles, while Luo blanked Cardinals sophomore Dane Haynes 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3 singles.
At No. 1 doubles, CN seniors Jake Likens and Mitchell Miller defeated Southport seniors Nick Holland and Adam Coomes 6-0, 6-1. At No. 2 doubles, Bull Dogs junior Daniel Larken and sophomore Nathan VanDeventer blitzed Cardinals senior Ral Lian Khum and freshman Seejay Patel 6-0, 6-0.
Senior Anthony Sanders completed the sweep for Columbus North. He defeated Southport junior Steve Broadhead 6-1, 6-3.
CN won the JV match 2-0.
Columbus North returns to action at 10 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 30) when it hosts Silver Creek in a dual match. The Bull Dogs follow by visiting rival Columbus East at 4:15 p.m. on Wednesday (Sept. 3).
Columbus North 5, Southport 0
S1: Anthony Sanders (CN) d. Steve Broadhead (S) 6-1, 6-3
S2: Rahul Jha (CN) d. Chase Cawthorne (S) 6-0, 6-1
S3: Kevin Luo (CN) d. Dane Haynes (S) 6-0, 6-0
D1: Jake Likens/Mitchell Miller (CN) d. Nick Holland/Adam Coomes (S) 6-0, 6-1
D2: Daniel Larken/Nathan VanDeventer (CN) d. Ral Lian Khum/Seejay Patel (S) 6-0, 6-0
COLUMBUS NORTH BOYS TENNIS
2014 Varsity Match Records
Anthony Sanders -- 4-2 at No. 1 singles
Rahul Jha -- 3-3 at No. 2 singles
Kevin Luo -- 4-2 at No. 3 singles
Jake Likens -- 5-1 at No. 1 doubles
Mitchell Miller -- 5-1 at No. 1 doubles
Daniel Larken -- 3-3 at No. 2 doubles
Nathan VanDeventer -- 3-3 at No. 2 doubles