VINCENNES- The Washington Lady Hatchet tennis team may have ended its season on Thursday as a team, but No.1 singles player Rachel Chattin will still get a chance to play.
The Lady Hatchets lost 4-1 to South Knox, in the semifinal round of the Vincennes Lincoln Sectional, but Chattin was a was a 6-0, 6-0 winner over Lady Spartan Maegan Brink.
"Rachel Chattin will now compete in the No. 1 one singles sectional to be held at the Jasper Tennis complex"said WHS coach Jason Johnston. "The IHSAA will draw from the other sectionals and inform us on Monday who RachelÕs next opponent will be"
The Hatchets lost in the rest of the spots, as Chelsee Brown fell to South Knox's Haley Burch, 0 and 0 in the second singles slot.
At No. 3 singles, WHSÕs Audrey Rodgers lost a pair of 3 and 3 sets to Baley Dillon.
In doubles action, No. 1 doubles, WHSÕs Audra Stallman/Brittany Pierson fell to Alyssa Koby/Katie Gray, 6-1 and 6-0, while the team of Sarah Dykes/Rebecca Gutherie lost to Laura Rastl/Cassie Rehwald, 6-4, 4-6 and 6-4.
"The Lady Hatchets competed well at all spots,Ó said Johnston. ÒThe intensity and competitiveness was intense. There were long rallies and I can see the improvement with our young team.
"The Hatchets will bring everyone back next season to achieve our goal of winning the sectional title. We had a good season and will look forward to RachelÕs goal of winning the individual singles tennis sectional."
South Knox will move on to the championship match against Rivet today at 10 a.m.
--- From Staff Reports
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