Janesville Craig shakes off inactivity to down Beloit
Craig High withstood Beloit Memorial’s victories by Perry Campbell and Ben Goodwin at No. 1 and 2 singles, respectively, and pulled off a 3-0 doubles sweep to gain a 5-2 victory over the Purple Knights at Palmer Park.
“It was our first match in 14 days, and everbody played well,” said Craig coach Justin Long, whose team improved to 2-0 in the conference and 4-1 overall.
Sam dePoutiloff and Joe Worple won for the Cougars in No. 3 and 4 singles. The doubles sweep featured wins by Stewart Winter-Mo McCrone, Zack Harden-Cody Lipetri, and Katsumi Neeno-Ross Sroda.
Craig returns to action today against Madison Memorial at Palmer Park.
CRAIG 5, BELOIT 2
Singles—Perry Campbell (BM) dec. Joel Nehrer, 6-3, 6-2; Ben Goodwin (BM) def. Derek Masters, 7-6 (9-7), 7-6 (7-4); Sam dePoutiloff (JC) def. Blake Farr, 6-2, 4-6, 6-1; Joe Worple (JC) def. Bayon Bennett, 6-1, 6-0.
Doubles—Stewart Winter-Mo McCrone (JC) def. Christian Rasmussen-Javar Thomas, 6-2, 6-0; Zack Harden-Cody Lipetri (JC) def. Brad Boeke-Steve Martin, 6-3, 6-2; Katsumi Neeno-Ross Sroda (JC) def. Ashton Walker-Curran Murphy, 6-4l 6-3.
Junior varsity—Craig 7, Beloit 0.