Southridge turns back Tell City

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By Larry Goffinet

TELL CITY - Tell City split three-set doubles matches but Southridge won all three singles matches to beat the Marksmen 4-1 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.

Andy Kast and Greg Hollinden beat Phil Buening and Tyler Messmer 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles for Tell City's victory.

Patrick Hagedorn and Trent Wheatley won their first set in No. 2 doubles but eventually lost to Austin Rasche and Clay McConnell 2-6, 6-3, 6-3.

In singles play Nick Olinger defeated Andy Chinn 6-1, 6-4 in No. 1, Brett Rasche beat Jake Roland 6-2, 6-3 in No. 2, and John Veatch held off Chris Kohnert 7-5, 6-3 in No. 3.

Tell City finished 1-7 in the PAC.

Tell City, 1-8 overall in dual meets, will compete in a tourney at Heritage Hills Saturday at 9 a.m.