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The Journal Gazette

Thursday, August 30, 2018 1:00 am

High Schools

Saints edge Cavaliers in tennis

Journal Gazette

The Bishop Dwenger boys tennis team was pushed to the brink by Canterbury, but the Saints prevailed on the strength of their singles players to get a 3-2 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

WAYNE 11, 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.