On Tuesday, March 30, the Miami Trace High School boys tennis team opened its 2021 season with a Frontier Athletic Conference match at home against Chillicothe.
The Cavaliers won the match, four courts to one.
At first singles, Jacob Cline lost, 0-6, 1-6.
At second singles, Christian Caldwell lost, 4-6, 1-6.
Robbie Bennett lost at third singles, 3-6, 4-6.
At first doubles, Jonah Goddard and Carter Bainter split the first two sets of their match, 4-6, 6-2.
Due to time constraints, the match was decided with a tie-breaker, won by Chillicothe, 10-5.
Miami Trace’s second doubles team of Jacob Pettit and Kaden Howard got the first win of the season, 6-2, 6-1.
A j-v match featuring Daniel Kratzer and Tucker Walton resulted in a 6-1 win for Miami Trace.
“Overall (it was) not a bad effort for a team (Miami Trace) featuring an entire line-up participating in their first varsity match,” Miami Trace head coach Greg Leach said.
Miami Trace is scheduled to return to the courts for another home match Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. against FAC opponent Jackson.