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Boys Tennis 3rd at St. Joe

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The Chesterton boys tennis team opened its season with a third place finish in the four-team South Bend St. Joe Invitational on Saturday.

Westfield took the team title, followed by St. Joe, the Trojans and Ft. Wayne Dwenger.

“We saw a lot of good things today against some big time competition,” Chesterton coach Tom Bour said. “But, we also have plenty to work on this upcoming week at practice.”

In singles, Chesterton’s Matt Jewison finished 0-3 at No. 1, while the duo of Chad Whelan (No. 2) and Nick Hanson (No. 3) both went 1-2 on the day.

Sophomore Corydon Gaff finished a perfect 3-0 in the tournemant at No. 4 singles.

In doubles, all four Trojan duos went 1-2.

At No. 1, Blake Ellenwood and Luke Liapes beat St. Joe, while the No. 2 team of Paul Petro and Drew Engels beat FW Dwenger.

At No. 3, Creighton Gaff and James Navarro beat FW Dwenger and the No. 4 duo of Nate Rubino and Azeez Lakhani finished second in their flight by winning a three-team tiebreaker.

The Trojans return to action on Wednesday when they host Penn beginning at 4:15 p.m.


Posted 8/21/2017




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