Greensburg finished 5th in the 8-team Shelbyville Invite over the weekend. Raegan Rigney went 2-1 at first singles. Raegan won her first round match over Alana Pinckley of Batesville 6-1, 7-6. In round two, Rigney lost to Morgan Fitzpatrick of Mooresville 6-0, 6-1. In round three, Rigney bounced back and defeated Lilli Stewart of Franklin County 6-4, 3-1 Ret.
At #2 Singles, Bailey Menkedick won her first round match 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-4) over Megan Routh of Franklin County. In the second round, Menkedick dropped her match to Renee Majeski of Moorseville 6-0, 6-2. In round 3, Menkedick dropped a long, hard fought match to Rachael Rose of Batesville 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-6)
At #3 Singles, Ellie Acra started slow but came on strong to win her first round match over Corrinna Jones of Shelbyville by a 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-8) count. In round two, Ellie dropped her match to Audrey Weigel of Batesville 6-0, 6-2. In round 3, Acra lost to Kelli Armes of Seymour 6-0, 6-2.
At #1 Doubles, Elaine Welage/Julia Pacilio opened their day with a first round loss to Makayla Morris/Jessie Bennett of Mooresville 6-0, 6-2. In round two, the ladies defeated Abi Eck/Gabbi Mahurin of Triton Central 6-1, 6-2. In round three, Elaine and Julia lost to Kelsey Ball/Lauren Klei of Franklin County 6-4, 6-3.
At #2 Doubles, Kirsten Fong/Claudia Westhafer opened up agains Carsen Thompson/Sarah Price of Oldenburg and the Twisters were able to come away with a 6-4, 6-4 win. In round two, the Seymour pair of Marie Armes/Rachel Collett were 6-0, 6-2 got the better of the Pirates. In round three, Fong/Westhafer bounced back and won over McKenzie McKay/Cloe Phares of Shelbyville 6-4, 7-6.
“I thought the girls did pretty well being in this type of setting for the first time. We played some very good tennis at times. Getting three matches against some good competition will pay off as the season carries on”.