The Chesterton boys
tennis team improved to 4-1 in Duneland Athletic Conference play with a 4-1
victory over LaPorte on Tuesday.
played outstanding, and to our boys credit, we were able to hold them off,”
Chesterton coach Tom Bour said.
In singles, Luke
Liapes set the stage with a 6-0, 6-2 victory over Andy Emmons at No. 1.
“Luke at No. 1
singles was the spark that lit the fire for our team tonight,” Bour said.
“When he came off the court with a 6-0, 6-2 win, the rest of the team seemed
to feed off of that energy and pick up their games.”
Fabio Haiduc picked
up a 6-1, 6-4 win at No. 2 singles over Liam Wolf and Troy Feller completed
the singles sweep with a 6-1, 6-7, 6-4 victory.
In doubles, James
Navarro and Drew Engels dropped the opening set to Alex Ake and Brock
Schultz before storming back for a 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 win.
The Trojans return
to the court on Thursday when they travel to Michigan City to take on the
Wolves. The match is set for a 4:15 p.m. start.
Singles -- 1. Luke
Liapes © def. Andy Emmons 6-0, 6-2; 2. Fabio Haiduc © def. Liam Wolf 6-1,
6-4; 3. Troy Feller © def. Graham Siefker 6-1, 6-7, 6-4.
Doubles -- 1.
Carson Stalbaum/Tristen Poe (L) def. Nick Hanson/Corydon Gaff 7-5, 7-5; 2.
James Navarro/Drew Engels © def. Alex Ake/Brock Schultz 3-6, 6-1, 6-3.
6-2 (4-1 DAC).
junior varsity swept LaPorte 13-0.
Singles winners for
the Trojans were Drake Redman (No. 1), John Powell (No. 2) and Ian Condes
were John Peter/David Archbald (No. 1), Danny Vear/Connor Postesta (No. 2),
Sawyer Metz/Joe Wadowski (No. 3), Jason Denny/Danny Anderson (No. 4) and
Nate Rubino/Aiden Li (No. 5).
victors included Cole Snyder/Connor Engels (No. 6), Grant Flesher/Jack Ward
(No. 7), Mark Jewison/Sam Slutzkin (No. 8), Gavin Rivera/Adam Royster (No.
9) and Caius Gaff/Alex Henderson (No. 10).