Penn’s No. 1s were each dominant in leading the Kingsmen to the Concord Invitational boys tennis title on Saturday, Sept. 14.
Michael Wang at 1 singles never allowed a first-set game while winning his three matches. His closest second set was 6-4, that in his championship-round win over Valparaiso’s Peter Williams.
At 1 doubles, Sean Anderson and Aiden Koch never gave up more than two games in a set and allowed just five overall for the Kingsmen, who handily beat out Valpo for the team title, 57-35.
The host Minutemen, led by No. 2 singles champ Bernardo Cadario, were third in the invitational, which also served as a fundraiser to fight cancer.
Team scores: Penn 57, Valparaiso 35, Concord 31, FW Snider 30, East Noble 26, Marian 20, Westview 14, Jimtown 2.
Top 3 by position: 1s — Michael Wang (P), Peter Williams (V), Nick Pollock (C). 2s — Bernardo Cadario (C), Jacob Macri (P), Matt Krites (Sni). 3s — Stuart Feeley (P), Stephen Halsted (Sni), Stephan Gierek (W). 1d — Sean Anderson/Aiden Koch (P), Dills/Hart (EN), Shoda/Moore (Sni). 2d — Wappel/Lawson (V), Biggins/Toles (EN), Butler/Lee (P)
Team scores: Championship — LaPorte 4, Michigan City Marquete 1. Consolation — Elkhart Central 5, Mishawaka 0. First round — LaPorte 3, Elkhart Central 2; Marquette 5, Mishawaka 0.
Central individuals: 1s — Eric Burton 1-1. 2s — Andrew Salmon 1-1. 3s — Curtis Hill 2-0. 1d — Scott Hanberg/Will Riblet 1-1. 2d — Alex Boyer/Christian Lankford 2-0.
Record: Central 6-10.
Bethany Christian 3
Abe Thorne (B) def. Mitchell Keiser 6-2, 6-1. Jesse Amstutz (B) def. Luke Stump 6-1, 6-3. Sol Brenneman (B) def. Ryan Menzie 6-3, 6-4.
Quinn Stillson/Caleb Yoder (N) def. Joel Gerig/Hans Miller 6-2, 6-3. Devyn Maugel/Nick Myers (N) def. Parth Patel/Landon Weldy 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.
Records: Bethany 9-2, NorthWood 6-5.
Next: FW Blackhawk at NorthWood Tuesday, Sept. 17.
JV: Bethany 5, NorthWood 4. Winners: Bethany — Byeong Min Lim, Ethan Lapp, Bryce Miller, Roberto Ramos/Jacob Rudy-Froese, Paul Krabill/Daniel Robles. NorthWood — Evan Nix/Austin Sanders, Riley Smith/Austin Conrad, Nate Nunemaker/Brock Beehler, Sean Linhart/Jarret Skaggs. JV records: Bethany 11-1-2, NorthWood 11-2.
Team scores: Culver Academy 24, Plymouth 23, Goshen 16, Chesterton 9, Northridge 9, Triton 8, Michigan City 5, Peru 1.
Goshen champions: No. 1 doubles — Andrew Vetter/Zach Ganger 3-0.