Boys All Levels Tennis
COLUMBUS, Ind. – Columbus North posted five straight-set victories Wednesday (Sept. 27) en route to a 5-0 triumph over Hauser in the first round of the Columbus North Sectional in boys tennis.
Junior Kevin Lin, sophomore Joey Zhao and senior Akshaya Sabapathy each prevailed in singles. Seniors Isaac Jackson and Ben Mathew plus senior Chris Ruble and sophomore Adam Saad won in doubles.
The Bull Dogs improved to 14-4. The Jets completed their season at 14-3.
Lin topped Hauser’s Sam Meek 6-1, 6-4 at No. 1 singles. Zhao defeated the Jets’ Justin Compton 6-1, 6-4 at No. 2 singles. Sabapathy beat Hauser’s Sean Miller 6-2, 6-4 at No. 3 singles.
Jackson and Mathew posted a 6-1, 6-3 triumph over the Jets’ Alex Gross and Jacob Johnson at No. 1 doubles. Ruble and Saad defeated Hauser’s Jacob Rudd and Ethan Wallace 6-4, 6-2 at No. 2 doubles.
Columbus North earned a spot in a sectional semifinal at 4:30 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 28) against Edinburgh. Brown County and Columbus East will play in the other sectional semifinal. Thursday’s winners will meet in the sectional final at 4:30 p.m. Friday (Sept. 29).
COLUMBUS NORTH SECTIONAL
Team scores: Columbus North 5, Hauser 0
S1: Kevin Lin (CN) d. Sam Meek (H) 6-1, 6-4
S2: Joey Zhao (CN) d. Justin Compton (H) 6-1, 6-4
S3: Akshaya Sabapathy (CN) d. Sean Miller (H) 6-2, 6-4
D1: Isaac Jackson/Ben Mathew (CN) d. Alex Gross/Jacob Johnson (H) 6-1, 6-3
D2: Chris Ruble/Adam Saad (CN) d. Jacob Rudd/Ethan Wallace (H) 6-4, 6-2
2017 CN BOYS TENNIS VARSITY RECORDS
Through Sept. 27 (team is 14-4)
Kevin Lin: 11-10 overall (11-10 at S1)
Joey Zhao: 13-8 overall (13-8 at S2)
Akshaya Sabapathy: 16-5 overall (16-5 at S3)
Isaac Jackson: 14-7 overall (14-7 at D1)
Ben Mathew: 14-7 overall (14-7 at D1)
Chris Ruble: 16-5 overall (16-5 at D2)
Adam Saad: 16-5 overall (16-5 at D2)