Miami Trace tennis takes part in Wilmington tournament


WILMINGTON — The Miami Trace Lady Panthers tennis team competed in the Wilmington Invitational tournament Saturday, Aug. 26.

At first singles, Cassie VanDyke lost to Thompson of Clinton-Massie, 1-8.

She then lost in the consolation round to Anderson of Little Miami, 1-8.

VanDyke fell in her final match to Oliver of Lebanon, 5-8 to place eighth.

Radcliffe of Fairfield went 3-0 to win the first singles title.

At second singles, Bayley Thompson lost in her opening match to Turner of Fairfield, 0-8.

Thompson defeated Kordowski of Lebanon, 8-4.

She then beat Schulz of Clinton-Massie, 8-1 to take fifth place.

Turner went 3-0 to win the second singles title.

At third singles, Haiven Pepper began the tournament with an 8-6 win over Callewaert of Clinton-Massie.

Pepper then fell to eventual champion Muenchen, 6-1, 6-1.

Pepper lost 0-6, 4-6 to Lansdon of Lebanon, placing fourth.

At first doubles, Anita Pursell and Cameron Bucher lost to Reece and Bowles of Fairfield, 2-8.

Pursell and Bucher defeated Colanselo and Gustin of Lebanon, 8-6 before losing to Middick and Palafox of Goshen, 4-8. Pursell and Bucher placed sixth.

Reich and Coughlin of Kings won the first doubles title.

Jackie Wisecup and Beth Hogsett played second doubles in the tournament. They dropped their first match to Ridenour and Melton of Kings, 3-8.

Wisecup and Hogsett bounced back to beat Miscassio and Mihovich of Little Miami, 8-1.

In their final match of the day, Wisecup and Hogsett lost to Blaine and Zsemblik of Lebanon, 1-8, finishing in sixth place.

Wonderly and Lazic of Clinton-Massie won the second doubles title.

Miami Trace will play the Lady Lions of Washington High School at Gardner Park Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

They will play at Wilmington Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.

Staff report