Behind solid performances throughout the lineup, host Center Grove defeated Whiteland 5-0 in Thursday’s quarterfinal round of a girls tennis sectional.
With the win, the Trojans will face Franklin (11-6) in today’s 4:30 semifinals. Defending champion and seventh-ranked Greenwood (13-2) takes on Indian Creek in the other 4:30 semifinal. The championship match is at 9 a.m. Saturday.
The Trojans (6-13), winners of 25 sectional championships, have had a challenging season against Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference opponents and a host of state-ranked teams.