The Pirate Tennis team traveled to Hanover tonight for a non-conference matchup with the Rebels from Southwestern and earned the 4-1 victory, losing only at #1 singles in a tie-breaker. Steven Delaney lost 3-6, 6-2 (7-10). At #2 singles Alec Sipes won 6-1, 6-2 while Michael Gillooly rounded out the singles matches with a 6-3, 4-6 (14-12) tiebreaker win at #3.
At doubles, the #1 duo of Aaron Meyer and Chase Wray got the 7-5, 6-0 victory and at #2 Isaac Bates and Eric Wigginton won 6-2, 6-2.
Two freshmen, Gillooly and Wigginton, pick up their first varsity wins tonight and hope to fill the void that will be left when four seniors graduate from this team. Pirates Steven Delaney, Jacob Doherty, Aaron Meyer, and Alec Sipes will be honored on Senior Night tomorrow as they host conference rival Salem before heading into sectional play on Wednesday.
Silver Creek will host this year’s sectional. The draw was held tonight and the Pirates will take on Borden, a team they beat 5-0 decisively this season. Henryville will face Silver Creek. The finals will then be held Thursday evening.
Best of luck to our Pirate Tennis team as they wrap up the regular season tomorrow and do their best to make a deep run in the state tournament.
Charlestown HS Pirate Tennis improved to 9-3 & 4-2 MSC Thursday evening after hosting conference rival Corydon and shutting them out 5-0. Steven Delaney won #1 singles, Jacob Doherty won #2 singles, and Alec Sipes won #3 singles. Chase Wray and Aaron Meyer won #1 doubles and Jacob Roberts and Isaac Bates won #2 doubles. The Pirates are back in action Monday afternoon hosting MSC rival Brownstown (4-3).
The Pirate Tennis team traveled to Providence tonight and played tough against a strong sectional contender, but came up short at #1 singles and both #1 and #2 doubles for a 3-2 match. Seniors Jacob Doherty and Alec Sipes both came away with wins at #2 and #3 singles respectively. Jacob won his sets 6-2, 6-0 while Alec won 6-3, 6-4. The Pirates are back in action at home on Thursday against Corydon.
Charlestown HS Pirate Tennis improved to 8-2 and 3-2 MSC Monday after hosting MSC rival Clarksville and coming within one game of blanking the Generals. Steven Delaney won #1 Singles 6-0, 6-0; Jacob Doherty won #2 Singles 6-0, 6-1; and Alec Sipes won #3 Singles 6-0, 6-0. Both Doubles teams won by forfeit. The Pirates are back in action Tuesday at Providence and Thursday at home versus MSC rival Corydon.
Charlestown Pirate Tennis improved to 7-2 and 2-2 in MSC play after sweeping the visiting Eastern Musketeers 5-0 Thursday night. Charlestown was led by very strong singles play as Steven Delaney won #1 singles 6-2, 6-0, Jacob Doherty swept #2 singles 6-0, 6-0, and Alec Sipes won #3 singles play 6-1, 6-0. Charlestown’s #1 Doubles of Aaron Meyer and Jacob Roberts also played well winning in straight sets while #2 Doubles won by forfeit. The Pirates will host Brownstown (2-3 in MSC play) on Monday.
Charlestown HS Pirate Tennis improved to 6-2 on year Wednesday evening after sweeping New Washington 5-0. Singles winners: Steven Delaney, Jacob Doherty, Alec Sipes Doubles winners: Aaron Meyer/Chase Wray and Jacob Roberts/Isaac Bates. The Pirates are back in action Thursday hosting Eastern.
Pirate Tennis improved to 5-2 and 1-2 in MSC play Tuesday while defeating Austin 3-2 at home. Jacob Doherty won #1 singles play 6-1, 6-0; Chase Wray and Aaron Meyer won #1 Doubles play 4-6, 6-1, & 6-0; Issac Bates and Jacob Roberts won #2 Doubles play 6-2, 6-0. Michael Gillooly and Eric Wiggington played #2 and #3 Singles for the Pirates, filling in for Steven Delaney and Alec Sipes. The Pirates are in action again Wednesday at New Washington.