Steve Mcclure | Dailey Journal Senior Logan Jones, Franklin's No. 1 singles player, recorded a 6-0, 6-2 victory against Indian Creek sophomore Ally Smith to lead the Grizzly Cubs to a 5-0 first-round victory in the Johnson County girls tennis tournament on Wednesday at Whiteland. With the win, Franklin will meet Center Grove in one of two semifinal matches on Saturday.
Franklin and Whiteland beat their opponents and the weather Wednesday, taking less than an hour to win their quarterfinal matches in the Johnson County Girls Tennis Tournament at Whiteland.
Franklin defeated Indian Creek 4-0, getting wins from senior Logan Jones in No. 1 singles, junior Mary Huffline in No. 2 singles, freshman Zoie Piotrowski in No. 3 singles and the tandem of Kristen Conoley and Hannah Hook in No. 1 doubles.
The No. 2 doubles match between Franklin’s Emily Leonard and Nina Biasi and Indian Creek’s Raven Danz and Candace Danz was halted because of lightning with the Grizzly Cubs up a set.