East Noble blanked defending champion Westview, 5-0 in the finals of the IHSAA girls tennis sectional in Kendallville Saturday morning.
The Lady Knights, who will meet Angola in the semifinals of the Northridge regional this Tuesday evening, won all five of the matches over the Lady Warriors in two sets.
Westview reached the championship round by defeating The Howe School (4-1) in the semifinals last Thursday.
Miranda Kresse and Savannah Rang scored singles points for the Lady Warriors with 6-0, 6-0 triumphs. In doubles, the duo of Chanda Strong and Katelyn Miller forged a 6-1, 6-0 win, while Tessa Zimmerly and Donna Miller shutout their Howe foes, 6-0, 6-0.
Bree O’Neal tallied the lone point for Howe with a 6-2, 2-6, 6-2 victory over Charlotte Jones in the No. 1 singles contest. With her win, O’Neal advances to the IHSAA singles sectional to be played this week at Northridge.
East Noble aced Central Noble, 4-1 in their semifinal tussle.
Howe School 1
Bree O’Neal (HS) def. Charlotte Jones, 6-2, 2-6, 6-2
Miranda Kresse (W) def. Ching Yin Lo, 6-0, 6-0
Savannah Rang (W) def. Joann Cody, 6-0, 6-0
Chanda Strong-Katelyn Miller (W) def. Christine Slamkowski-Julia Murphy, 6-1, 6-0
Tessa Zimmerly-Donna Miller (W) def. Lindsey Grippo-Pleau Leita, 6-0, 6-0
East Noble 4
Central Noble 1
Chelsea Ort (EN) def. Marlee Conrad, 6-2, 6-0
Bonnie Wysong (CN) def. Anna Papaik, 6-1, 6-2
Hope Deyo (EN) def. Emily Maneke, 6-2, 1-6, 6-2
Gabrielle VanCamp-Jessica Workman (EN) def. Courtney Steele-Madeline Fair, 6-1, 6-1
Natasha Leffel-Nicole DuMont (EN) def. Allison Stangland-Tiarra Bridegroom, 7-5, 2-6, 6-3
East Noble 5
Chelsea Ort (EN) def. Charlotte Jones, 6-3, 6-0
Megan Sayles (EN) def. Miranda Kresse, 6-4, 6-4
Hope Deyo (EN) def. Savannah Rang, 6-1, 6-2
Gabrielle VanCamp-Jessica Workman (EN) def. Chanda Strong-Katelyn Miller, 6-1, 7-5
Natasha Leffel-Nicole DuMont (EN) def. Tessa Zimmerly-Donna Miller, 6-3, 7-6 (7-3)