Amelia nets victories in tennis’ opening serves; Goshen, Batavia, and Milford are triumphant, too

Amelia and Goshen have enjoyed beginning their respective boys soccer campaigns on successful notes. Batavia and Milford have also won early on campaign conquests.

Amelia

The Barons beat Bethel-Tate 4-1. Amelia winners: Eric Schweinhart (first singles) 6-1, 6-1; Sam Gabbard (second singles) 6-0, 6-2; Ryan Collett and Chris Pfaffroth (first doubles) 6-0, 6-0; and Eric Fedus and Ahren Kirschner (second doubles) 6-0, 6-1. Bethel-Tate winner: Ward (third singles) 6-2, 6-3.

Norwood was shut out 5-0. Amelia winners: Schweinhart 6-2, 6-2; Gabbard 6-1, 5-7, 6-1; Einstein Nguyen 6-1, 4-6, 6-4; Collett and Pfaffroth 6-0, 6-0; and Fedus and Kirschner 6-0, 6-0.

In a 4-1 Fort Ancient Valley Conference Cardinal Division loss to Kings the Barons’ point was accounted for by Fedus and Kirschner (first singles) 6-3, 6-2.

Goshen

The Warriors also beat Bethel-Tate 4-1. Goshen winners: Halvorsen (first singles) 7-6, 6-2; Wolfe (second singles) 6-3, 6-3; Stephens (third singles) 6-2, 6-4; and Kincaid and Parriman (second doubles) 6-2, 7-5. Bethel-Tate winner: Wagner and Willenbrink (first doubles) 7-5, 5-7, 6-3.