Logan tennis teams play often to prep for regionals Saturday

Posted on May 3, 2018 6:46 PM

The Logan County Tennis Team split with Ohio County at Hartford recently, winning the girls match, but losing in the boys division. The LC girls were victorious 4-1 in the 5 point match with singles winners Katie Noffsinger 8-1 over Lorelie Burden and Camden Williams 8-2 over Madi Maikronz.

In doubles action it was Lauren Barnes/Katie Noffsinger 8-5 over E Sisk/M Maikronz and Bella Bond/Hannah Goss 8-3 over Laura Duke/Ashlynn Hoover.

In boys action the Eagles took five of six matches over the Cougars. Andrew Lyne was victorious in singles, winning 8-5 over Logan Embry.

*Cougar Tennis was back in action at Muhlenberg County but was not as successful. The girls lost 8-1 in a 9 point match with Bond and Goss getting the doubles win. On the boys side the Cougars lost 3-2 in the five point match with Andrew Lyne and Luke Fuller getting doubles wins and Fuller and Landon Larson winning in doubles as well. 

*Cougar Tennis traveled to Glasgow and Barren County and had some good success, especially on the ladies side. The Lady Cougars soundly defeated Glasgow 4-1 with singles winners being Camden Williams and Lindsay Allen. In doubles #1 Barnes and Kara Noffsinger won their pro set match 8-0 while #2 doubles Bond and Goss won their pro set match 8-1. Katie Noffsinger had a competitive match against the regions #4 player, losing 3-6, 2-6. 

On the boys side Lyne and Fuller both lost their singles match, but had a very good battle in the doubles event, falling short 6-8 in a pro set. Lyne and Fuller were down 4-7 and fought off two match points to extend the match, pushing it to the final tally. 

At Barren County the Lady Cougars swept the Trojans with singles winners being Kendal Deen, Allen, Williams, and Katie Noffsinger and doubles winners being Lauren Barnes and Kara Noffsinger, Bond and Goss, and Elizabeth McGinnis and Ellie Sandlin.

*The Cougars hosted the 3rd Region’s Apollo Eagles. While many of the matches were competitive, the Cougars were only able to get a win in the #1 girls doubles match with Barnes and Kara Noffsinger winning a marathon match, going all the way to 9-7 to get the win. 

*The Logan County Cougar Tennis teams were in action Friday night against South Warren and on Saturday against Allen County-Scottsville. 

Against South Warren on the ladies side. Singles winners were Katie Noffsinger and Williams & in doubles it was Barnes and Kara Noffsinger winning as well as Bond and Goss to get the 4-1 win in the 5 point match. In boys action Lyne and Fuller were victorious in doubles, getting the lone win for LC that night.  

On Saturday the Cougars took it on the chin, winning on one girls doubles match with Bond and Goss on the girls side. Katie Noffsinger lost to the region’s #3 ranked player, Ella Burch, 2-6, 2-6. Williams had a hard fought singles match. Falling down 0-4 to begin the match she fought back to push the final score of the set to 4-6, then losing the second set 2-6. On the boys side, Lyne lost to the Regions #3 seeded player 1-6, Love-6.

*Monday night in round 2 of the Clash of the Cats the Logan girls were victorious with Williams, Allen, Anna Silvey, Micah Page and Paige Thorpe getting wins in the singles competition while Goss and Bond as well as Sandlin and McGinnis getting wins on the doubles side. Singles player Katie Noffsinger and the doubles team of Lauren Barnes and Kara Noffsinger were not in action.

On the boys side Luke Fuller was victorious, and in doubles Landon Larson & Luke Fuller got the win for LC.

Coach Jeff Noffsinger notes, “This Saturday will be the 4th regional tournaments with Andrew Lyne & Luke Fuller entered as one boys doubles team & Landon Larson & Hunter Scarbrough entered as well.

“Katie Noffsinger & Camden Williams will be in singles action on in the girls draw while Lauren Barnes & Kara Noffsinger are entered in doubles as well as the team of Bella Bond and Hannah Goss entered as well. Best of luck to both Logan County & Russellville Tennis in the Regional Tournament.”

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