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Prep tennis roundup: Westwood falls to Negaunee, defeats Gwinn in Thursday tennis doubleheader

May 17, 2013
By Journal Sports Staff (sports@miningjournal.net) , The Mining Journal

ISHPEMING - A 7-1 triumph over host Westwood Thursday raised Negaunee High School 's boys tennis team's season record to 6-2-1.

The Miners of head coach Kyle Saari won all four singles matches, with Cody Tossava leading the way at No. 1 with a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Michael Ostlund.

"Everyone played well today," Saari said. "Mike Anderson at No. 4 singles did a nice job again (after beating Dillan Leaf, 6-0, 6-0)."

Quinn LeRoy and Derek Wing gave Westwood its only match triumph with a 6-2, 6-1 decision at No. 1 doubles over Doug Lindblom and Nick Martin.

Westwood 5, Gwinn 3

After the loss to Negaunee, the Patriots remained at home and defeated Gwinn on Thursday.

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Westwood 5, Gwinn 3

At Westwood

SINGLES - No. 1 - Quinn LeRoy (W) def. Derek Reetz, 6-2, 6-3; No. 2 - Derek Wing (W) def. Jesse Mottes, 6-3, 1-6, 13-11; No. 3 - Micah Heath (G) def. Shawn McIntyre, 6-0, 6-0; No. 4 - Aidan Anderson (G) def. Dillan Leaf, 6-0, 6-4

DOUBLES - No. 1 - Michael Ostlund/Andy Duquettre (W) def. Nick Bjork/Dallas St. Arnaud, 6-2, 6-4; No. 2 - Erik Asplund/Mason Bruce (G) def. Tyler Harvala/Nathen Nelson, 6-2, 4-6, 10-6; No. 3 - Mitch Messing/Jake Kierzek (W) def. Donald Hutchens/Erik Flynn, 6-4, 6-4; No. 4 - Andrew Airaudi/Tristan Vitale (W) def. Tom Schmeltzer/Chris Stankowski, 6-0, 6-1

Ishpeming 7, Norway 1

At Norway

SINGLES - No. 1 - Randy Mueller (N) def. Lucas Lisowsky, 6-2, 6-3; No. 2 - Guillermo Ansede (I) def. Pete Fontana, 7-5, 7-5; No. 3 - Josh Kitto (I) def. Mitch Picort, 6-3, 7-6 (7-3); No. 4 - Jake Peterson (I) def. Dustin Thurston, 6 -2, 6-1.

DOUBLES - No. 1 - Tony Gravedoni/Cody Johnson (I) def. Tor Thorne/Jordan Mauro, 6-2, 6-1; No. 2 - Tom Bleau/Josh Penrose (I) def. Sam Vanderlin/John Manowski, 6-4, 6-3; No. 3 - Zach Johnson/Jordan Musser (I) def. Mykaela Cayemberg/Isaak Dageaner, 6-2, 6-0; No. 4 - Bodenn Denzel/Dylan Skewis (I) def. Lexi Negro/Sammie Schultz, 6-1, 6-4.

Munising 5, Gladstone 3

At Gladstone

SINGLES - No. 1 - Noah Ackerman (M) def. Aaron Parmet, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-2); No. 2 - Peter Weyers (G) def. Jacob Schramm, 6-2, 7-6 (7-5); No. 3 - John Hammer (G) def. Joel Schramm, 6-4, 6-2; No. 4 - Nick Cercone (M) def. Drew Griebel, 6-4, 6-0

DOUBLES - No. 1 - Joe Paquette/Chase Nebel (M) def. Tyler Wells/Jeremy Kadish, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4; No. 2 - Izaak Mahoski/Mike Mannisto (M) def. Jake Kujala/Spencer Pederson, 3-6, 6-2, 6-1; No. 3 - Trevor Witty/Ian McInnis (G) def. Adrian Levine/Travis Gagnon, 6-2, 6-2; No. 4 - Gladstone won by forfeit

Negaunee 7, Westwood 1

At Westwood

SINGLES - No. 1 - Cody Tossava (N) def. Michael Ostlund, 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 - Ryan Syrjala (N) def. Andy Duquette, 6-0, 6-1; No. 3 - Rob Sertich (N) def. Shawn McIntyre, 6-0, 6-0; No. 4 - Mike Anderson (N) def. Dillan Leaf, 6-0, 6-0

DOUBLES - No. 1 - Quinn LeRoy/Derek Wing (W) def. Doug Lindblom/Nick Martin, 6-2, 6-1; No. 2 - Anthony Moyle/Stephen Trawick (N) def. Tyler Harvala/Nathan Nelson, 6-1, 6-2; No. 3 - Ben Luke/Micah Johnson (N) def. Mitch Messing/Jake Kierzek, 6-3, 6-1; No. 4 - Parker Bowman/Jacob Paupore (N) def. Brandon Benda/Nick Briones, 6-0, 6-3

Westwood won three of four doubles matches to secure the victory.

"We responded well today against Gwinn after getting dominated by a very good Negaunee team," Westwood head coach Chris Jackson said, noting his Patriots have played five times in four days.

Westwood's Wing outlasted Jesse Mottes at No. 2 singles, 6-1, 1-6, 13-11.

In doubles, Michael Ostlund and Andy Duquette of the Patriots knocked off Nick Bjork and Dallas St. Arnaud, 6-2, 6-4 at No. 1, while Gwinn's No. 2 doubles duo of Eric Asplund and Mason Bruce fought off Tyler Harvala and Nathan Nelson, 6-2, 4-6, 10-6.

Munising 5, Gladstone 3

With Noah Ackerman remaining undefeated at No. 1 singles, the Munising High School boys tennis team downed host Gladstone Thursday, 5-3.

Ackerman outlasted Aaron Parmet - also unbeaten this season prior to the match - 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-2).

"It was one of the best high school tennis matches ... I've ever seen since I've been a coach," Munising mentor Rod Gendron said. "It was quality tennis and Noah was fortunate to win."

The Mustangs (2-1-3) won three doubles matches to help gain the team triumph.

"At No. 1, Joe Paquette and Chase Nebel have now won four in a row, but they had to battle (Gladstone) today," Gendron said.

Ishpeming 7, Norway 1

At Norway, the Hematites remained undefeated for the third time in three days following their first win of the season on Tuesday and a tie Wednesday.

Though every match was determined in straight sets, Ishpeming No. 2 singles player Guilliermo Ansede had the most difficult time, according to IHS assistant coach Vince Gravedoni.

In the second set, he overcame a groin injury and 4-1 deficit to prevail over Pete Fontana, 7-5, 7-5.

The only other match that was in doubt came at No. 3 singles, where Ishpeming's Josh Kitto outlasted Mitch Picort, 6-3, 7-6 (7-3).

 
 

 

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