KINGSFORD - Great Northern Conference and U.P. tennis champion Adam Szabo of Kingsford has been named the U.P. Division 1 Player of the Year.
The junior topped the list voted on by U.P. coaches. Szabo and Marquette junior Josh Downs also made the Division 3 all-state team.
Szabo and Downs were joined on the All-U.P. singles team by Matt Collins, senior, Marquette; Davey Luplow, senior, Menominee; Parker Bowman, sophomore, and Ryan Syrjala, junior, Negaunee, and Stephen Prica, senior, Escanaba.
Marquette's Josh Downs returns a shot to Kingsford's Adam Szabo, not shown, during the No. 1 singles final of the Great Northern Conference boys tennis meet on May 22 at MSHS. Szabo and Downs were named to the All-U.P. Division 1 and all-state Division 3 tennis teams. (Journal file photo by Matt Wellens)
All-U.P. honorable mention singles went to Brady Hicks, sophomore, and Chris Roell, sophomore, Kingsford; Steve Wood, senior, Escanaba; and Noah Gannon, junior, Marquette.
Five doubles teams earned All-U.P. - Dan Harrington, junior, and Joe Gregory, junior, Kingsford; Ryan Woods, senior, and Caleb Kleiman, sophomore, Menominee; Tyler Wells, junior, and Jeremy Kadish, junior, Gladstone; Stephen Trawick, senior, and Alex Roth, sophomore, and Doug Lindblom, senior, and Michael Anderson, senior, Negaunee.
Kingsford's Joe Hofer and David McCole, both juniors, received honorable mention in doubles.
Harrington-Gregory and Woods-Kleiman added all-state Division 3 honors.
Troy Reuter, a Kingsford grad responsible for rebuilding the Menominee tennis program, was named U.P. Division 1 Coach of the Year.