Effingham Hands Salem 9-0 Loss

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Published on March 29 2013 11:13 am
Last Updated on March 29 2013 11:13 am
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham High School played host to Salem and sent the Wildcats home with a 9-0 tennis loss Thursday at Hendelmeyer Park.

EHS swept through the singles play with Isaac Foreman blanking his opponent at No. 2, 6-0, 6-0. Aaron Meyers won the top spot 6-2, 6-0. Jared Minor picked up a 6-2, 6-4 victory while Jake Heuerman won 7-6 (4) 6-3. Parth Maheshwari claimed the No. 5 position 6-0, 6-2. Nick Pellman had a tough match winning the opener 6-0 but losing the second set 7-5. Pellman then pulled out the victory 11-9.

In doubles play, Foreman and Jason Wohltman combined at  No. 1 and easily won 6-0, 6-0. Minor and Wyatt Wohltman claimed the No. 2 spot, 6-2, 6-2. Kodi Avery and Cody Sennett were winners at No. 3 but the contest went three sets. Salem won 7-6 and Effingham rallied to win 6-0. The Hearts then pulled out the victory 10-7.

The match was the season opener for the Hearts who are back in action Monday at Robinson with a 3:30 p.m. start.

At Effingham

Singles

No. 1 -- Aaron Meyers (E) defeated Ian Holsapple (S), 6-2, 6-0

No. 2 -- Isaac Foreman (E) defeated Bryton Herdes (S), 6-0, 6-0

No. 3 -- Jared Minor (E) defeated Andrew Partain (S), 6-2, 6-4

No. 4 -- Jake Heuerman (E) defeated Keshav Jhar (S), 7-6 (4), 6-3

No. 5-- Parth Maheshwari (E) defeated Kolt Owen (S), 6-0, 6-2

No. 6 -- Nick Pellman (E) defeated Zac Brewer (S), 6-0, 5-7 (11-9)

Doubles

No. 1 -- Foreman-Jason Wohltman (E) defeated Holsapple-Owen (S), 6-0, 6-0

No. 2 -- Minor-Wyatt Wohltman (E) defeated Herdes-Partain (S), 6-2, 6-2

No. 3 -- Kodi Avery-Cody Sennett (E) defeated Kyle Rakers-Kyle Rogers (S), 6-7, 6-0, 10-7

Exhibition

Drake (E) won 6-0; Caleb Wohltman-Matt Niebrugge (E) defeated Conner Stephenson-Austin See (S), 6-0