EVANSVILLE — The Memorial women tennis workforce is one step nearer to its objective.
The Tigers, ranked No. 6 within the state, swept Mater Dei 5-Zero to win the regional championship at North Top Faculty on Wednesday. It’s the 19th identify in program historical past and primary since 2017.
Memorial didn’t drop a collection within the regional ultimate towards Mater Dei. Ellie Myers and Elayna Zausch each walked off the court docket with 6-0, 6-Zero victories at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively. Summer time McIntrye was once a 6-0, 6-2 champ at No. Three singles.
Abby Myers and Margo Throop took house a 6-2, 6-1 win at No. 1 doubles, whilst Tatum Tornatta and Olivia Schitter prevailed 6-1, 6-Three at No. 2 doubles.
“Those women had been numerous amusing to train,” mentioned Memorial trainer Derrick Woolbright. “They compete on a daily basis and problem every different. I believe that has made a giant distinction in our fits. We’ve such a lot pageant in observe.”
Memorial defeated Gibson Southern 4-1 on Tuesday, whilst Mater Dei knocked out Fortress 3-2.
The Tigers advance to the semistate on Saturday at Jasper Top Faculty. Memorial will face No. eight Columbus North at 11 a.m. with a shuttle to the state championship at the line. The Bull Canines swept Seymour 5-Zero of their regional ultimate.
When Memorial made it this a long way two years in the past, it left disillusioned. This crew may well be other.
“Those women set a objective to get to state,” mentioned Woolbright. “I believe a large a part of why we’re so just right this yr is the adulthood at the workforce. If we play our tennis, we will be able to advance.”
Washington defeated Jasper 3-2 within the regional championship at Jasper. The Hatchets face Windfall within the semistate
Extra: Memorial captures SIAC Event women’ tennis championship