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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 10:30 pm

High Schools

Bishop Dwenger tennis outlasts Canterbury

JOURNAL GAZETTE

Canterbury pushed Bishop Dwenger to the brink, but the Saints prevailed on the strength of their singles players to get the 3-2 boys tennis win Wednesday at Fred Zollner Athletic Complex.  

Andrew Nuerge got the only straight-set victory for Bishop Dwenger, beating Nish Deddy 6-4, 7-5 at No. 1 singles. Brayden LaPan needed extra sets to beat Dhillon Patel, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, and Adam Yaggy came back from a first-set loss to beat Canterbury's Shaan Patel, 4-6, 7-6 (7-3), 6-3.

The Cavaliers fared better in doubles, as Quentin Williams and Zach Anderson beat Bishop Dwenger's Ricky Nill and David Beier 7-5, 6-1. Joe Shaklik and Jai Kashyap got the most decisive win of the night, beating Jacob Schroeder and Daniel Cashbaugh 6-2, 6-3.

The Saints improved to 8-3 on the season, while the Cavaliers are 0-6.

Girls soccer

WAYNE11, NEW HAVEN 0: April Salazar scored three goals and assisted on two more as the Generals improved to 5-1 with a commanding home win. Morgan Wolff and Myshell Hurse each scored twice for Wayne, which averages 6.16 goals a game. 

Boys soccer

HERITAGE 5, NEW HAVEN 1: The Patriots and Bulldogs were tied 1-1 at halftime, but Heritage exploded for four goals in the second period to improve to 3-1-2. Zar kyi Kan scored four times for the Patriots and Ah Sain La had one goal.