Tennis Team Starts Season 2-4
August 24, 2012By William Kelly of Lakeland High School
The Lakeland Boy's Tennis team started the 2012 season out by losing to DeKalb 5-0. The Lakers then defeated Wawasee 4-1 boucing back after their last defeat. Dalton Schmidt and Austin Buonocore carried the Lakers in 2 and 3 singles, while the duos of Robbie Arend and Blake Balka followed by Sam Miller and Ian Sonner were victorious in the 1 and 2 doubles. The Lakers dropped a heart breaker to East Noble 5-0 and West Noble 4-1, but followed up with a great win against Churubusco 3-2. Bret Balka and Dalton Schmidt won for the 1 and 2 singles, while Same Miller and Ian Sonner beat Churubusco in the 2 doubles. Ending the stretch of matches was a route of Prairie Heights put on by the Lakers, beating the Panthers 4-0. Everybody on the Lakeland side was virtorious, helping secure the shutout for the blue and red.