Tecumseh edged Urbana by two points to win the Central Buckeye Conference Tournament last week at Northwestern. The Arrows earned 43 points, while Urbana finished with 41. Northwestern placed fourth with 27, Tippecanoe 26 and Greenon had 12.
Mitchell Foland placed third overall at first singles for the Arrows, while at second singles, Tecumseh’s Michael Green won the title. At third singles, Anton Brehmer placed second with Michael Gross of Tippecanoe finishing third.
At first doubles, Will Sims and Allen Eben finished second for the Arrows, and at second doubles, the Arrows’ Tyler Adams and Sam Mulkey finished first, with Even Hill and Zach Wildermuth from Tippecanoe finished second.
Tecumseh Tennis- Also last week, the Arrows knocked off Fairborn 5-0, as Foland picked up the first-singles victory with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Nhat Mai. At second singles Linder knocked off Alex Cao 6-4, 6-0, while at third singles it was Tecumseh’s Ben Gusinger knocked off Caleb Arthur 6-1, 6-0.
The Arrows first doubles team of Sims and Eben had a shutout 6-0, 6-0 win over Tyler Fillbach and Robert Floyd. At second doubles it was Adams and Mulkey with the 6-0, 6-2 victory over Johnny Mao and Austin Lewis.
*The Arrows rolled past Stebbins 5-0 last week, as Foland defeated Mike Hoff 6-1, 6-0 at first singles, Green knocked off Conner Schock 6-0, 6-0 at second doubles, while at third singles it was Anton Brehmer over Riley Timbrook 6-4, 6-0 at third singles.
Sims and Eben took care of Steve Wu and Kyle Higgins 6-1, 6-0 and at second doubles Adams and Mulkey defeated Mike Schuster and Dylan Cloud 6-1, 6-0.
Tippecanoe Tennis- The Red Devils defeated Butler 3-2 for their eighth win of the season. Phillips Bullard won at first singles for Tipp, defeating Jackson 6-0, 6-3, while the other two singles players for Tipp (Michael Gross and Evan Hill) both lost their matches.
At first doubles, Zach Wildermuth and Casey Kronour defeated Fike and Plsek 6-0, 6-2, and the deciding win for the Red Devils was at second doubles when Noah Blake and Colin Achterburg defeated Kanak and Midlan 6-0, 6-0.
*In a huge league contest, the Red Devils knocked off Shawnee 3-2. Gross earned the lone singles win for the Red Devils, defeating Mitchell Orr 6-2, 6-0. Bullard lost at number one singles to Shawnee’s Daniel Detrick, the top seed at the sectionals 6-1, 6-1. Also falling for Tipp was Staley at second singles to Will Hall 0-6, 6-6 (7-2 tiebreaker), 6-4.
Sam and Casey Kronour earned a big first doubles win over Josh Gummel and Andrew Gets 6-2, 6-1, and in the deciding match, the second doubles team of Wildermuth and Hill defeated Tanner Brown and John Burks 6-2, 6-1.
Troy Tennis- Troy defeated Alter 4-1 in a non-conference tennis match, as all three Trojans singles players (Essick, Sadler and Schmitt) were victorious. Also picking up the win was the first doubles team of Magoteaux and Prus.
*The Trojans came back with another big non-league win, defeating county foe Tippecanoe 5-0. Essick defeated Bullard 6-2, 6-0 at first singles, while Sadler knocked off Eric Staley at second singles 6-0, 6-0. Schmitt was also victorious at third singles over Gross 6-1, 6-1.
The Troy first doubles team of Magoteaux and Prus cruised past Sam and Casey Kronour of Tipp 6-2, 6-1, while at second doubles, Carter Hench and Jack Johnston had no trouble with the Tipp team of Wildermuth and Dylan Shomper 6-0, 6-2.
*It was a straight set 5-0 win for the Trojans over Piqua last week to run their record to 17-1 on the season. Essick defeated Lavy 6-3, 6-1 for the Trojans at number one singles, while Sadler won at second singles 6-3, 6-4, and sweeping the singles matches was Schmitt who won 6-1, 6-0.
The usual Troy doubles teams had no trouble, only dropping two games.
*In the GWOC Gold tournament, Troy placed fourth overall with 26 points. Essick finished an consolation runner-up, while Schmitt won the third singles consolation bracket.
At first doubles, Magoteaux and Prus won the consolation bracket and the second doubles team of Hench and Johnston also earned the consolation victory.