The Troy Trojans opened last week with a 5-0 victory over Greenville in boys tennis action, as the Trojans won their sixth consecutive game to open the season.
Shane Essick won at first singles over Noah Haupt 6-1, 6-1 to set the tone for the singles action, but the other two singles matches were much closer.
At second singles, Elijah Sadler gave Troy another win defeating Craig Manges 6-1, 7-6 (2), while at third singles, Troy’s Matt Schmitt defeated Quintin Muhlenkamp 6-2, 7-5.
“It was a good team win for us to start the GWOC North,” said Troy coach Mark Goldner. “Greenville has three good singles players and glad to see Elijah and Matt pull out tough second set wins.”
At first doubles, Andrew Magateaux and Nick Pruis defeated Alex Lance and Tyler Davis 6-0, 6-2, while the Troy second doubles team of Carter Hench and Jack Johnston was victorious over Austin Grote and Josh Smith 6-1, 6-1.
“Both doubles teams played aggressive tennis and won a lot of points at the net,” Goldner said.
*Also last week, Centerville defeated Troy 4-1, as Essick won at first singles defeating Josh Giambattista 7-6 (5), 6-4.
“We lost to the top team in the area but despite the scores we gave them a battle,” Goldner said. “Shane came through with a tough two set win over one of the top players in the area.”
Troy also defeated Trotwood 5-0, as all five matches were straight set wins for the Trojans.
Tecumseh- With their 5-0 win over Xenia last week, the Arrows tennis team earned their fifth win of the season. Mitchell Foland at first singles defeated Jason Jones 6-0, 6-2, while Tecumseh’s Michael Green defeated Conner Sell at second singles 6-1, 6-0, and third singles player Anton Brehmer beat Zane Cukovecki 6-2, 6-0.
At first doubles, Will Sims and Allen Eben defeated Chris Brodsky and Michael Graham 6-0, 6-0, while at second doubles, it was Tyler Adams and Sam Mulkey defeated Dorien Morris and Aaron Harrison 6-4, 6-1.
Tecumseh also suffered only their second loss of the season last week, falling to Urbana 3-2.
Foland lost at first singles to Eggleston 1-6, 6-0, 6-2. Also losing for the Arrows was their second singles player Green losing to Fanler 6-3, 7-5, 6-3, and at third singles it was Brehman losing to Kitchen 6-4, 6-0.
Sims and Allen won at first doubles for Tecumseh, defeating Shank and Coffey 6-2, 6-3, and at second doubles it was Adams and Mulkey was victorious 6-4, 6-3.
Also in a CBC makeup game held at Tippecanoe, the Arrows won their sixth win of the season with a 4-1 victory over the Red Devils.
Foland defeated Phillip Bullard at first singles 6-3, 6-0 to set the tone early. At second singles, Michael Green knocked off Tipp’s Eric Staley 6-2, 6-2, and at third singles, it was Brehmer knocking off Michael Gross 6-1, 6-3.
In the first doubles match, Sims and Allen knocked off Tipp’s duo of Sam and Casey Kronour 6-0, 6-0, while at second doubles, Tipp’s Evan Hill and Zach Wildermuth defeated Tecumseh’s Adams and Mulkey 6-4, 6-4.
Tippecanoe- The Red Devils defeated Franklin last week 4-1 to win their second game of the season, as the weather has caused a lack of games for Tippecanoe.
Bullard won at first singles for Tipp, defeating Matt McGrew 6-4, 6-1, while Gross was victorious at third singles 6-0, 6-1. Suffering the lone loss for the Red Devils was second singles player Staley, as he lost to Dalton Campbell 2-6, 6-4, 6-1.
At first doubles for Tipp, Sam and Casey Kronour defeated Nathaniel Rudd and Joe Balon 6-3, 2-6, 6-1, while at second doubles. Hill and Dylan Shomper defeated Kylee Fox and Evan Harris 6-2, 6-1.
Also last week, Tipp defeated Stebbins 5-0.
Bullard defeated Michael Hoff at first singles 6-0, 6-0, Staley defeated Conner Schock 6-1, 6-3, whle Gross was a winner at third singles over Riley Timbrook 6-2, 6-0.
The Kronours won at first doubles over Steven Wu and Kyle Higgins 6-4, 6-3, and Wildermuth and Shomper defeated Dylan Cloud and Michael Schuster 6-1, 6-4.
Northwestern- While the scores are unavailable, the Warriors lost to Bellefontaine 3-2 last week, and also fell to Kenton Ridge 4-1.