Deep breath. Exhale.
The seventh-ranked Greenwood girls tennis team struggled early but rallied in the late going to defeat Franklin Central 4-1 in the semifinals of the IHSAA Center Grove Regional on Tuesday night.
With the victory, the Woodmen (17-2) play Shelbyville, a 5-0 semifinal winner against Southport, in the regional championship at 4:30 p.m. today. While twins Jade and Jackie Kawamoto extended their undefeated streaks at the No. 1 and No. 2 singles positions, the team’s winning third point came from senior Madison Gaudian and sophomore Abby Chatham.