BLANCHESTER – With a 4-1 win Monday over Bethel-Tate, the Blanchester tennis team clinched at least a share of the Southern Buckeye Athletic & Academic Conference National Division championship.
The Wildcats are 10-4 overall and 5-1 in league play. Felicity is 4-1 in the league, with its only loss to Blanchester. The Cardinals still have a match with Bethel-Tate, BHS coach Scott Shepard said.
A couple of matches Monday went to a super tiebreaker in lieu of a third set.
Jacob Miller of BHS won at second singles over Mitchell McElfresh 6-0, 3-6, (10-4) while Matt Burden at first singles was defeated by Josh Royer 6-4, 2-6, (4-10)
May 2, 2016
@Blanchester High School
Blanchester 4 Bethel-Tate 1
• Matt Burden was def by Josh Royer 6-4, 2-6, 4-10
• Jacob Miller def Mitchell McElfresh 6-0, 3-6, 10-4
• Nick Grogg def Kyle Clements 6-2, 6-3
• Wesley Mitchell, Kayla Dugger def Ryan Beyer, Andrew Woudenberg 6-1, 6-0
• Jed Turpin, Tomas Oldham def Jacob Bowman, Justin Royer 6-0, 6-1