-- — There seems to a trend developing for the Batesville High School boys tennis team.
The Bulldogs recorded their fourth straight victory with a 4-1 win over Franklin County Tuesday evening.
Kassidy Kase was a 6-2 and 6-1 winner over Cole Meyers at No. 1 singles, while Mitchell Taylor defeated Drew Simmermeyer at No. 2 by the scores of 6-3 and 6-2.
Henry Luchow and Nick Kirschner continue to be a tough No. 1 doubles team to beat. The BHS duo defeated Dylan Huber and Lucas Pavey 6-1 and 6-3.
Dustin Nobbe and Jacob Paul gave the Bulldogs a fourth win by knocking off Lucas Fledderman and Garrett Crowe 6-3 and 6-2.
The lone Franklin County win came at No. 3 singles. Jeremy DeFossett beat Chris Hoseus in straight sets 6-1 nd 6-3.
The junior varsity improved to 7-1 on the season with a win over the Wildcats.
Connor Rose and Matt Taylor each won singles matches, while Brett Westerfeld and Blake Walsman won in doubles.
Bulldogs avoid rain and beat Cubs 4-1
The rain and bad weather held off long enough for the Bulldogs to beat the Madison Cubs 4-1 on Saturday.
Both Kase and Taylor were challenged in singles play, but came away with straight set wins.
Kirschner and Luchow needed three sets before recording the win at No. 1 doubles. Nobbe and Paul had it much easier at No. 2 and knocked off Austin Brady and Cole Callahan 6-0 and 6-2.
Connor Rose, Matt Taylor, Walsman and Westerfeld all triumphed in JV singles, while the doubles team of Ben Schwettman and Spencer Rose notched a win.