The Wildcats swept the host Vikings to open the high school boys tennis season Tuesday.
Janesville Parker returns eight boys tennis players with varsity experience, while Craig has talent, particularly at the top of its lineup, as the high school season is set to begin this week.
Janesville Craig qualified three singles players and a doubles team, while Janesville Parker advanced one singles player into WIAA sectional tennis play during subsectional play Tuesday.
Players make their own calls during the heat of the match
Evan Bitter wins at No. 1 singles for the Cougars' lone victory
Memorial defeats Parker; Craig loses to West
Janesville Parker defeated Beloit Memorial in a dual delayed from last Thursday; Craig swept shorthanded Madison East.
Janesville Craig’s boys tennis team made quick work of Beloit Memorial on Tuesday, winning 6-1.
Parker's Cayden Erickson-Parker Schneider win No. 2 doubles title
The No. 1 singles match in the annual boys tennis crosstown rivalry match lasted nearly two and a half hours before Evan Bitter won in three sets, helping his Janesville Craig team beat Parker 6-1.
The Middleton High boys tennis team did not drop a game Tuesday in a 7-0 sweep of Janesville Craig in a Big Eight Conference dual meet in Middleton.
McFarland won the team title with a 2-0 record, followed by Beloit Memorial and Fort Atkinson at 1-1 and Janesville Parker at 0-2.
The 2018 boys tennis season begins today for Janesville Craig and Janesville Parker.