Charger netters down Churubusco

LIGONIER — Churubusco’s girls tennis squad dropped a road contest to a Northeast Corner Conference opponent Thursday.It was the Chargers from West Noble that victimized the Lady Eagles. The hosts defeated visiting ‘Busco 4-1 in varsity action.At No. 1 singles, Churubusco’s Audrey Gierscher picked up the lone win for vistors at 6-3, 6-1 over Hannah Pfenning.At No. 2 singles, Cheyenne Conner of ‘Busco fell to Rachel Strouse, 6-1, 6-1. At No. 3 singles, Kayleen Mitchell of the Lady Eagles lost to Joise Gibbons, 6-2, 6-2.In doubles play, Churubusco’s No. 1 pair of Katee Baxter and Camille Cseri lost to Brett Coverstone and Rachel Schermerhorn, 6-3, 6-0 and in No. 2 doubles, Madi Cook and Nikki Esllinger of ‘Busco fell to Alexis Rockey and Bailey Kruger, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3.In junior varsity action, ‘Busco lost just 3-2. Liz Brooks-Smyser picked up a win in No. 1 singles, 8-1, over Anna Buttgen. Maggie Kitt got the other ‘Busco win at No. 2 singles, 8-3 against Jesse Gravens.At No. 3 singles, Kaley Scott of Churubusco lost to Haley Teel 8-5. The No. 1 doubles pair of Olivia Knight and Morgan Gresley fell to Tiffany Byers and Tori Mclaughlin 8-7, and the other Lady Eagle doubles pair, Kayla Mascho and Anna Bulmahn, lost to Venesa Ratliff and Alle Escalante 8-0.Churubusco plays tonight at Blackhawk Christian.