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May 14, 2014

Miami County Weekly prep roundup

Peru's girls tennis team beat Kokomo 4-1 on May 7.

The Bengal Tigers swept the singles matches. No. 1 player Madison Deniston won 6-1, 6-1, No. 2 player Adri Ward won 6-4, 6-1, and No. 3 player Anna Boyer also won in straight sets. Also, the No. 2 doubles team of Mallory Struble and Grace Comerford won 6-3, 6-1.

For Kokomo (3-5), the No. 2 doubles team of Stephanie Kailey and AnneMarie Balsbaugh won 6-4, 6-4.

“Peru’s undefeated so we knew it was a tough match,” Kokomo coach Natalie Raney said. “Hat’s off to our No. 1 doubles, they are on fire now. They’re fun to watch and playing great tennis.”


Maconaquah 6, Peru 3

Josh Fewell pitched a complete game to lead the Braves past the Bengal Tigers on May 6. He scattered six hits and struck out seven.

Jorge Cortez led Maconaquah at the plate with a 2-for-4 game that included a double and two RBI. Kade Dennis had two hits, including a double, and an RBI. Josh Holmes had a double and Will Feller had a pair of base knocks.


Peru 166, Cass 182

Isaac Badry fired a 3-over 39 to lead Peru to the win on May 5 at Logansport G.C. Cameron Smith (41), Austin Finicle (42) and Kyle Emelio (44) followed for the Bengals.

“It was OK for the conditions,” Peru coach Doug Muzzillo said of his squad’s 166. “It was windy, but it wasn’t too cold so it was better. It was a good test coming off our second-place finish [in the Rochester Invitational] last weekend and going into conference in a week and a half.

“It should be a good conference match. I’m looking forward to it.”

Cass’ Jacob Martin won individual honors with an even-par 36. Blake Clark (48), John Harlin (48) and Derek Dittfield (50) rounded out the Kings’ team score.

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