New Richmond and Bethel-Tate have recently been enjoying their running of a string of victories in Clermont County high school varsity tennis action.
The Lions surprised McNicholas’ Rockets 3-2 in a non-conference game. Recording the Red and Black’s trio of points were Bryant Yousef (second singles) 6-0, 6-7, 7-6, Bill Loyd and Greg Mott (first doubles) 6-1, 6-1, and Tyler Esham and Chris Heald (second doubles) 6-2, 6-0.
In a Southern Buckeye Conference non-division battle, the Red and Black set back Blanchester’s Wildcats 4-1. The New Richmond winners were Mott (first singles) 6-2, 6-4, Mike Ferris (second singles) 6-2, 7-5, Loyd and Yousef (first doubles) 6-1, 6-4, and Easham and Heald (second doubles) 6-3, 6-1.
The rivertown boys added Felicity’s Cardinals to its list of triumphs 5-0 in an inner-southern Clermont County, Southern Buckeye Conference non-divisional game. The winning New Richmonders were Mott (first singles) 6-4, 6-0, Ferris (second singles) 6-0, 6-1, Mark Kimball (third singles) 6-2, 6-4, Loyd and Caleb Theiss (first doubles) 6-3, 6-4, and Esham and Heald (second doubles) 6-1, 6-1.
The Tigers clawed Norwood's Indians 3-2 in a non-conference encounter. The triumphant members of the Red and Gray were Zach Ward (third singles) 6-0, 6-1, Seth Beusterien and David Willenbrink (first doubles) 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, and Tyler Hess and Alexis Wagner (second doubles) 6-0, 6-4.
The Fighting Tigers easily eliminated Southern Buckeye Conference non-division opponent East Clinton 5-0. The victorious Clermont countians were Tyler Pace (first singles) 6-0, 6-0, Austin Kucera (second singles) 6-2, 6-2, Ward (third singles) 6-1, 6-3, Beusterien and Willenbrink (first doubles) 6-0, 6-0, and Hess and Wagner (second doubles) by forfeit.
The Red and Gray's string of victories was snapped by Hillsboro's Indians 3-2 in a non-conference tilt between former Southern Buckeye Conference adversaries. Registering the points for the Clermont countians were Kucera (second singles) 6-2, 7-5 and Ward (third singles) 6-1, 6-0.
The Barons served a 4-1 loss to Glen Este in a non-divisional Fort Ancient Valley Conference showdown. The winning Blue and White were Sam Gabbard (second singles) 6-2, 6-4, Einstein Nguyen (third singles) by forfeit, Ryan Collett and Chris Pfaffroth (first doubles) 6-3, 6-2, and Eric Fedus and Ahren Kirschner (second doubles) 6-0, 6-0. The winning member of the Purple and White was Kyle Barrett (first singles) 6-2, 6-3.
Turpin's Spartans blanked the Blue and White 5-0 in a Fort Ancient Valley Conference Cardinal Division confrontation.
The Bulldogs were nipped by Western Brown's Broncos 3-2 in a non-division affair of the Southern Buckeye Conference. The victors in Green and White were Chase Miller (third singles) 6-2, 6-2 and Mark Hartman and Jordan Larrison (second doubles) 6-3, 3-6, 7-5.
The Warriors lost to Little Miami's Panthers 3-2 in a non-conference clash between former fellow members of the Fort Ancient Valley Conference and the Clermont County League. The Warrior winners were Robbie Wolfe (second singles) 6-1, 6-2 and Josh Kincaid and Matt Parriman (second doubles) 6-0, 6-0.
The Trojans were shut out by Anderson's Redskins 5-0 in a Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division game.
The Purple and White was upended by Harrison's Wildcats 4-1 in another Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division battle. The winner for the Purple and White was Barrett (first singles) 6-2, 6-0.
The Eagles were edged by Oak Hills' Highlanders 3-2 in a Greater Miami Conference game. The winners for the Red and White were Connor Duffy (third singles) 7-5, 6-4 and Nate Marchant and Robert Talbert (first doubles) 6-1, 6-1.
Lakota West's Firebirds blanked the Red and White 5-0 in the Greater Miami Conference.
In yet another Greater Miami Conference game, Lakota East's Thunderhawks plucked the Eagles 4-1. Accounting for the Milford point was Andrew Bunker (first singles) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.