EDGEWOOD — The North Daviess Cougar tennis team dropped a close match to Edgewood 3-2 on Monday.

“This was a solid effort from the kids today,” said ND coach Tony Steele. “Edgewood is the best team we have faced this season and we played them very close.”

Wins came for the Cougars at No. 3 singles, where Blane Lawyer beat Curtis Vaughn 4-4 and from the No. 1 doubles spot where Blake Burkhart and Thomas Nugent won in three sets, 6-3, 1-6 and 6-3 over Alan Gardiner and Eric Knipstine.

Zach Overton went to three sets for ND, but lost 6-2, 3-6 and 6-4 to Curtis Vaughn. John Dixon dropped his No. 1 singles match, 6-0, 6-3 to Caleb McGlone.

Logan Wagler and Austin Lengacher also fell in their No. 2 doubles match, 6-1, 6-4 to Dan Lowens and Andy Stocker.

“Blake and Thomas had a hard fought win in three, while Blane was able to wrap-up his match in two,” added Steele. “All three kids played tough today. Zach played a great second set, but could not maintain his focus through the third set.”

B-R takes 2nd at tourney

MONTGOMERY — The Barr-Reeve Vikings went 1-1 to take second in the Barr-Reeve Invitational on Saturday.

The Vikings opened with a 3-2 win over Pike Central.

Jonny Wagler was the lone Barr-Reeve singles winner with a 6-0, 6-4 win in the No. 3 spot over Trent Barrett.

Nathan Hart and Travor Jones won in three sets at No. 1 doubles, 6-3, 2-6 and 7-5, over Morgan Stephens and Cliff Parsons.

The No. 2 squad of Mark Rohrer and Kendall Murphy also won, 6-0, 6-3, to get past Ben McDonald and Evan Bennett.

Eric Yoder fell 6-1 and 6-3 to Shawn Werner at No. 1 while, Josh Wagler dropped a 7-6 (7-4) and 6-2 set to Jeff Skinner.

The Championship match with Wood Memorial, Yoder was the lone winner, with a long 5-7, 7-5 and 6-2 win over Blake Memmer.

Josh Wagler was a 2-2 loser to Dillon Gregory, while Sheldon Graber lost 3-3 to Daniel Hall at No. 3 singles.

Hart and Jones were defeated, 7-6 (7-5) and 6-1 to Chayce Trotter and Calan Schroeder at No. 1, while Rohrer and Murphy lost to Chris Zazzetti and Nate Johnston.

WJHS beats Harrison

The Washington Junior High School boys’ soccer team beat Evansville Harrison 3-0 Saturday. Scoring for the Hatchets was Ethan Hunsinger with the assist going to Trevor Miller, Garrett Simpson with the assist going to Miller and Derek O’Maley with the assist going to Hunsinger. They also had great defensive play from Briar Goodwin, Dayton Guinn, Edgar Paz, Tanner Fritchle and goalie Stefan Arney. The Hatchets play Castle Blue today at 5:30 p.m. and Washington Catholic on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Washington Sports Complex.

WC falls to Bloomfield

The Washington Catholic Cardinal tennis team fell to 0-2 with a 5-0 loss to Bloomfield on Monday at the Complex.

Matt Mitchell lost his No. 1 singles match to Dakota Weaterholt, 5-7 and 4-6.

Matt Bezy lost to Jordan Mayfield, 6-3 and 6-1, while Brian Igel lost to Willie Scott, 6-3 and 6-0. Justin Granger and Ron Bozarth dropped a 6-3 and 6-1 match to Ryan Pittman and Blake Byers of Bloomfield. Jeremy Granger and Justin Hart lost the No. 2 doubles match, 6-0, 6-1.

“No one really played badly,” said WC coach Josh Wichman. “Bloomfield just played more consistently and we couldn’t put anything together.”

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