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CHS Boys Tennis falls 3 2 to Valparaiso

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The Chesterton boys tennis team fell 3-2 in Duneland Athletic Conference play to Valparaiso on Tuesday afternoon.

"Tough loss for us, but you have to give Valparaiso a ton of credit as they stopped every run we made at them down the stretch,” Chesterton coach Tom Bour said. “There's a lot of positive things we can still pull from this match, we'll bounce back."

The lone winner in singles for Chesterton was Luke Liapes at No. 2 with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Spencer Ross.

In doubles, the Trojans got a victory from Drew Engels and James Navarro at No. 2 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) over Max Otterbacker and Ty Gill.

CHS returns to the court on Thursday when they travel to LaPorte for a 4:15 p.m. start.

Valparaiso 3, Chesterton 2


Singles -- 1. Evan Cecchini (V) def. Chad Whelan 6-2, 6-1; 2. Luke Liapes © def. Spencer Ross 6-2, 6-3; 3. Sam Behrend (V) def. Troy Feller 6-7 (4-7), 6-2, 6-1.

Doubles -- 1. Will Behrend/Calvin McMurtrey (V) def. Corydon Gaff/Nick Hanson 6-4, 6-3; 2. Drew Engels/James Navarro © def. Max Otterbacker/Ty Gill 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-4).

Record: Chesterton 6-4 (3-2 DAC).

Junior Varsity

Valparaiso 9, Chesterton 4

The Chesterton JV team dropped a 9-4 decision to Valparaiso on Tuesday.

The lone winner in singles for the Trojans was Azeez Lakhani at No. 1.

In doubles, the teams of John Petro/Sawyer Metz (No. 2), Daniel Anderson/Dimitri Nicholson (No. 6) and Payton Disney/Brandon Wong (No. 7) were victorious.



Posted 9/12/2018




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