Teutopolis Edges St. Anthony, 5-4 in Tennis Action

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Published on May 15 2013 11:00 am
Last Updated on May 15 2013 11:00 am
Written by Millie Lange

Teutopolis High School edged Effingham St. Anthony 5-4 in tennis action Tuesday evening.

"This was a great match for all the kids," said Teutopolis Coach Kaye Kimpling. "It's a good way to go into sectional play."

The Bulldogs nabbed the top two spots in singles play as Cole Buehnerkemper and Frank Jansen were winners. But the Wooden Shoes then swept the next four singles spots as Andy Mersman, Mitch Meinhart, Karson Pruemer and Nick Pals won.

In doubles play, St. Anthony picked up the first two victories. Buehnerkemper and Jay Niebrugge won 6-2, 6-2 while Rentfrow and Frank Jansen won 6-3, 6-1. T-town's Pruemer and Jay Funneman claimed the No. 3 spot, 6-3, 6-2.

T-town improves to 8-3-1 on the season while St. Anthony drops to 14-3. Both will be back in action Friday in the Casey-Westfield Sectional.

At Teutopolis

Singles

No. 1 -- Cole Buehnerkemper (SA) defeated Kyle Brumleve (TT), 6-0, 6-3

No. 2 -- Frank Jansen (SA) defeated Ryan Westendorf (TT), 7-5, 6-1

No. 3 -- Andy Mersman (TT) defeated Scott Rentfrow (SA), 6-4, 6-1

No. 4 -- Mitch Meinhart (TT) defeated Jay Niebrugge (SA), 7-5, 6-4

No. 5 -- Karson Pruemer (TT) defeated Luke Jansen (SA), 7-6, 6-1

No. 6 -- Nick Pals (TT) defeated Alec Niebrugge (SA), 7-6, 6-1

Doubles

No. 1 -- Buehnerkemper-J. Niebrugge (SA) defeated Brumleve-Westendorf (TT), 6-2, 6-2

No. 2 -- Rentfrow-F. Jansen (SA) defeated Mersman-Keith Weber (TT), 6-3, 6-1

No. 3 -- Pruemer-Funneman (TT) defeated L. Jansen-A. Niebrugge (SA), 6-3, 6-2

Exhibition

Trevor Lee (TT) defeated Tommy Schottman (SA), 6-2, 6-0; Jacob Mette (TT) defeated Dan Harris (SA), 6-3, 6-1; Lee-Mette (TT) defeated Schottman-Harris (SA), 6-1, 6-0

 

At Shelbyville

Effingham zipped through wins to down Shelbyville 8-1 and remain unbeaten at 12-0 on the season.

The Hearts claimed No. 2 through No. 6 in singles play as Isaac Foreman, Jared Minor, Nick Pellman, Caleb Gadberry and Jeff Keitel were winners.

In doubles action, the Hearts swept. Foreman-Jason Wohltman won 6-2, 6-2 while Minor-Parth Maheshware won 6-1, 6-0 and Kody Avery-Cody Sennett won 6-3, 6-3.

EHS will return to action Friday in the Casey-Westfield Sectional.

At Shelbyville

Singles

No. 1 -- Nathan Vasko (S) defeated Wyatt Wohltman (E), 6-4, 5-7 (10-5)

No. 2 -- Isaac Foreman (E) defeated Jared Finlay (S), 6-0, 6-1

No. 3 -- Jared Minor (E) defeated Cameron Barker (S), 6-0, 6-0

No. 4 -- Nick Pellman (E) defeated Michael Beards (S), 6-1, 6-1

No. 5 -- Caleb Gadberry (E) defeated David Thompson (S), 6-0, 6-0

No. 6 -- Jeff Keitel (E) defeated Dakota Pruemer (S), 6-1, 6-2

Doubles

No. 1 -- Foreman-Jason Wohltman (E) defeated Tristen Wade-Finley (S), 6-2, 6-2

No. 2 -- Minor-Parth Maheshwari (E) defeated Ben Houska-Barker (S), 6-1, 6-0

No. 3 -- Kody Avery-Cody Sennett (E) defeated Matt White-Elliot Smithson (S), 6-3, 6-3