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Center Grove captures tennis regional title with win over Shelbyville

The high school tennis season came to a close Wednesday night at Center Grove High School.

The host Trojans, ranked No. 7 in the state coaches poll, defeated Shelbyville, 5-0, in the regional championship match.

At No. 1 singles, Center Grove’s Tyler Lane defeated Aidan Asher, 6-0, 6-0.

Loc Pham topped Caden Tackett at No. 2 singles, 6-1, 6-0.

Daksh Patel bested Logan Prickett at No. 2 singles, 6-1, 6-0.

At No. 1 doubles, Evan Davis and Max Williams defeated Aiden Smith and Caden Claxton, 6-4, 6-0.

And at No. 2 doubles, Carson Bush and Dmitrios Kardris defeated Karson Schaf and Reece Prickett, 6-1, 6-1.

Shelbyville closed out the 2022 season with a 15-11 record.

Center Grove advances to face New Castle Saturday in the Center Grove Semistate.

In the state doubles tournament, Indian Creek’s Aiden Pemberton and Landon Sichting eliminated Triton Central’s Griffin Sego and Ben Toth, 6-0, 6-3 to be crowned sectional champions.