The Savannah Savages got the best of the Trenton Bulldogs in a boy's tennis dual on Tuesday afternoon, winning 6-3.
The varsity matches were close, but THS struggled in singles play, with only senior Wilson Utley finding the win column, 8-6 over Baxter Krumme (#2 singles).
Savannah's singles victories came from #1 Craig Helm (8-3 over Isaiah Swann), #3 Briley Krumme (9-8 over Alex Davis), #4 Chase Furgison (8-5 over Chanse Houghton), #5 Zane Beattie (8-6 over Jacob Marlay), and #6 Kennyn Sandy (8-3 over Leighton Fletchall).
Trenton found more success from doubles, with Swann and Davis combining for an 8-5 win over Helm and Krumme. Utley and Houghton teamed for an 8-4 win over Krumme and Beattie. Trenton's #3 varsity doubles team of Marlay and Fletchall fell 8-3 to Furgison and Sandy.
The win improves the Savages head-to-head record to 3-2, dropping Trenton to 2-2. The Bulldogs are next in action at Thursday's Marshall Tournament, with action starting at 9 o'clock in the morning.
The Savages and Bulldogs played six junior varsity doubles matches on Tuesday afternoon, with Savannah winning all six.
Here are the final JV results:
#1 THS Jacob Davis/Gannon Albrecht lose 1-6
#2 THS Tyler Lynch/Brayden Herring lose 2-6
#3 THS Jacob Hall/Bryce Whitney lose 2-6
#4 THS Gavin Albrecht/Isaiah Lickteig lose 4-6
#5 THS Logan Demsich/Ellis Gilham lose 2-6
#6 THS Sean Pruitt/Dylan May lose 1-6
Next week, Trenton will play at LeBlond on Monday and HOST Chillicothe on Tuesday.
The weekly interview with Head Coach Dave Sager will air tonight between 5:30 and 6:00 on KTTN FM 92.3!