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Trojan Boys Tennis 3rd at Crown Point Invite

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The Chesterton boys tennis team finished third overall in the 8-team Crown Point Invitational on Saturday.

Zionsville, ranked No. 22 in the State, won the team title. Crown Point finished second.

At No. 1 singles, Luke Liapes dropped his opening match, but responded with victories over Logansport (8-4) and Valparaiso (8-4).

At No. 2 singles, Fabio Haiduc opened the day with a 7-5, 6-2 win over Valparaiso before falling 6-2, 7-6 to Zionsville. Drake Redman handled the third match of the day in the flight and dropped a 0-6, 6-2, (10-5) to South Bend Adams.

At No. 3 singles, Troy Feller won a grueling 6-3, 3-6, (10-7) win over South Bend Adams in his opener before losing 6-3, 7-6 to Logansport in the second round. John Powell subbed for Feller in the third place match, but fell 6-4, 6-3.

At No. 1 doubles, Nick Hanson and Corydon Gaff beat Logansport in the opening round before falling to Crown Point. In the third place match, the duo had little trouble in getting a win over South Bend Adams.

At No. 2 doubles, Drew Engels and James Navarro also finished third. The duo beat Angola and lost to Zionsville. They beat Logansport 7-5, 6-1 in the day’s final match.

The Trojans return to the court on Tuesday when they host Merrillville beginning at 4:30 p.m.



Posted 9/9/2019




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