The Chesterton boys
tennis team ended Duneland Athletic Conference play with a 5-0 sweep of
Michigan City on Tuesday.
In singles, Luke
Liapes cruised to a win at No. 1 6-0, 6-1 over Danny Walker, while Corydon
Gaff won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 against Christoph Walker.
finished the singles sweep with a 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 3 over Connor
“It was nice to see
Lakhani put together a complete match from start to finish,” Chesterton
coach Tom Bour said.
In doubles, Chad
Whelan and Nick Hanson had to battle three sets to get a 6-2, 6-7, 6-2
victory at No. 1 against Devon Stromer and Tommy Komay.
At No. 2, Drew
Engels and James Navarro cruised to a 6-0, 6-2 win over John Bruning and
“Whelan and Hanson
are showing moments of greatness, but are also struggling to close matches
out,” Bour said. “When they play aggressive doubles and take care of the
basics, they will be a tough out in this region.”
Michigan City 0
Singles -- 1. Luke
Liapes © def. Danny Walker 6-1, 6-0; 2. Corydon Gaff © def. Christoph Walker
6-0, 6-0; 3. Azeez Lakhani © def. Connor Reynolds 6-1, 6-0.
Doubles -- 1. Chad
Whelan/Nick Hanson © def. Devon Stromer/Tommy Komay 6-2, 6-7 (3-7), 6-2; 2.
James Navarro/Drew Engels © def. John Bruning/Bohdan Walker 6-0, 6-2.
8-4 (5-2 DAC).
Michigan City 2
junior varsity picked up a 5-2 victory over Michigan City on Tuesday.
In singles, winners
included Danny Vear (No. 1), Aidan Li (No. 2) and Conner Potesta (No. 3).
In doubles, Troy
Feller and John Powell (No. 1) and Sawyer Metz and Joe Wadowski (No. 2)
didn’t drop a set on their way to victories.