The Chesterton boys
tennis team won the outright Duneland Athletic Conference title with a 5-0
victory over Michigan City on Tuesday.
“I couldn’t be
happier for the guys,” Chesterton coach Tom Bour said. “They put the goal of
winning the conference out there at the first practice of the season and to
their credit they withstood all the pressures that come with that.”
In singles, Matt
Jewison outbattled Devon Stromer for a 6-0, 4-6, 7-6 (7-5) victory at No. 1.
Nick Hanson and
Corydon Gaff had much easier times as Hanson beat Danny Walker 6-3, 6-0 at
No. 2 and Gaff beat Bohdan Walker 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3.
In doubles, Blake
Ellenwood and Chad Whelan cruised to a 6-0, 6-1 win over Conner Reynolds and
Tommy Komay at No. 1. Paul Petro and Luke Liapes completed the sweep with a
6-2, 6-1 win over Scott Kreighbaum and John Bruning at No. 2.
The Trojans return
to the court on Thursday when they face Munster beginning at 4:15 p.m.
Michigan City 0
Singles - 1. Matt
Jewison © def. Devon Stromer 6-0, 4-6, 7-6 (7-5); 2. Nick Hanson © def.
Danny Walker 6-3, 6-0; 3. Corydon Gaff © def. Bohdan Walker 6-0, 6-0.
Doubles - 1. Blake
Ellenwood/Chad Whelan © def. Conner Reynolds/Tommy Komay 6-0, 6-1; 2. Paul
Petro/Luke Liapes © def. Scott Kreighbaum/John Bruning 6-2, 6-1.
8-3 (7-0 DAC).
Michigan City 2
junior varsity beat Michigan City 4-2.
Singles winners for
the Trojans included Jack Ward (No. 1), Danny Vear (No. 2) and Nolan Bernth
In doubles, Sam
Keane and Payton Disney won at No. 1.