WEEK 9 BOYS TENNIS ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
*Patrick Wildman and Kevin Yu, Cincinnati Country Day
Duo won the D-II state doubles title with a marathon 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (7-3) victory over Columbus Academy’s Ryan Jung and Shrikar Kundar.
NOTE: Winners receive personalized awards, which will be sent in June.
PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
*Austin Barr, Kenston
Freshman off to impressive start. Owns key win over junior standout Nathan Griffin of St. Ignatius.
*Jay Singh, Lancaster
Helped Golden Gales win team title at Teays Valley Invite by winning the No. 2 singles title unscathed (did not lose a match.
*John Delp, Toledo Central Catholic
Senior notched a big northwest Ohio win over St. John’s Rajeev Laungani.
*Sean Ferguson, Dublin Scioto
Defeated Olentangy’s Austin Karbler and Dublin Jerome’s Ryan Worthen.
*Matthew Brumbaugh, Milton-Union
Beat Seven Hills’ Zach Abraham.
*Blaine Carr, Pickerington North
Defeated Hilliard Davidson’s Chris Codogni and Dublin Coffman’s Bryan Yoshino.
*Luke Oaks, Troy
Junior won his third straight D-I Troy sectional title when he defended his singles championship with a 6-0, 6-2 win in the finals. Oaks won a sectional title in doubles as a freshman.
*Zach Berry, Springboro
Senior became a four-time state qualifier and won his second straight D-I district singles title with a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Mason’s Luke Tsai. Berry’s win also gave him the school record for career wins (105).
TEAMS OF THE WEEK
Aves traveled to the Northeast and returned unscathed. Sycamore beat Hudson (5-0) and Copley (4-1).
Trojans improved to 5-0 with four wins last week (over Lebanon, Tecumseh, Fairborn and Northmont).
The Indians went 3-0 last week with wins over Wadsworth, Solon and Avon.
The Elks won the MVTCA Coaches Cup championship with a 46-41 win over runner-up Springboro. Centerville had entrants in all five finals and won three titles.
The Bombers went 6-0 last week, remained unbeaten (13-0) and won the GCL South tournament title (with three 5-0 wins over Elder, Moeller and LaSalle).
The Cougars, who went 7-0 in Northern Lake League dual matches, captured their second straight NLL Tournament title by winning four of five individual championships.