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Three matches against tough opponents have the Marion County High School tennis team ready for region play.
Marion County 5, Mercer County 0
The Knights were successful in their last home match of the season on Thursday, handling the Titans with ease.
In singles play, Austin Spalding defeated Cole Keller 6-0, 6-0. Jordan Culver defeated Durham Baxter 6-1, 6-0. Alex Spalding defeated Alex Logue 6-0, 6-0. In singles exhibition play, Michael Spalding lost to Andrew Yeager 2-8.
In doubles play Noah Swencki and Jacob Burdette defeated Chris Fuller and Rhett Pigman 6-1, 6-1. Joseph George and Alex Mayo knocked off Caleb Sheehan and David Price 6-0, 6-4.
Marion County 5, Bardstown 0
The Tigers were no match for the Knights at Bardstown for a tri-match with John Hardin on Monday of last week.
In singles play Austin Spalding beat Yoshi Shirokawa 8-0. Jordan Culver defeated Spencer Smith 8-5 while Alex Spalding handled Malik Bivens 8-0.
In doubles play Noah Swencki and Jacob Burdette defeated Clayton Brooks and John Stone 6-2, 6-3. Joseph George and Alex Mayo defeated Cole Cambron and Nathan Spalding 8-1.
Marion County 4, John Hardin 1
John Hardin won one match in the Knights only loss on the court of the week on Monday of last week at Bardstown.
Austin Spalding rolled on Tyler Edlin 8-0 in singles play. Jordan Culver battled Alex Wilk for an 8-4 while Alex Spalding had no trouble with Blake McGuawn, winning 8-1.
In doubles play, Joseph George and Alex Mayo defeated Kyle Thomas and Tyler Harp 8-5. Ryker Cassidy and Michael Spalding lost to Steve Lau and Jared Anderson 8-3.
The Knights and Lady Knights tennis teams began region play on Monday morning. Finals for the region will be played Wednesday night at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.