BROWNSTOWN – Bedford North Lawrence swept the doubles en route to a 3-2 victory over Brownstown during boys high school tennis action on Thursday.
BNL’s Konley Woodward and Cameron Gratzer won the deciding point at No.1 doubles as the Stars improved to 8-5.
Woodward and Gratzer battled back in the third set to claim a 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 triumph over Reece Carlin and Griffin Stidam.
“They started out great, looked really good, then went away for a while,” BNL coach Donnie Thomas said. “They come back and finished strong.
“That was a good win overall. They beat us last year and didn’t lose a whole lot from that team.”
BNL’s Caleb Jones and Nate Pemberton conquered Cole Shasteen and Grant Elliott 6-4, 6-4 at No.2 doubles, while Graham Turner topped Connor Gwin 6-1, 6-1 at No.3 singles.
The Braves took the top two singles matches as Ethan Isaacs swept past Adam Tlustek 6-0, 6-0 at No.1, and Ethan Davis downed Steven Graham 6-1, 6-1 at No.2.
BNL will compete in the Edgewood Invitational on Saturday,
BNL 3, Brownstown 2
1 Ethan Isaacs, Br d. Adam Tlustek 6-0, 6-0
2 Ethan Davis, Br d. Steven Graham 6-1, 6-1
3 Graham Turner, BNL d. Connor Gwin 6-1, 6-1
1 Konley Woodward and Cameron Gratzer, BNL d. Reece Carlin and Griffin Stidam 6-3, 4-6, 6-2
2 Caleb Jones and Nate Pemberton, BNL d. Cole Shasteen and Grant Elliott 6-4, 6-4