Saturday’s boys tennis: Northridge’s Garfein wins No. 1 singles crown at NLC championships

Bethany improves to 14-4 with Wabash Invite sweep.
Posted on Sept. 28, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

Northridge’s Josh Garfein earned the No. 1 singles title and Concord’s Bernardo Cadario prevailed at 2 singles as the Northern Lakes Conference boys tennis tournament wrapped up Saturday, Sept. 28, at Goshen.

Warsaw took the team title at 47 points, giving the Tigers the league’s overall crown as well when combined with the regular season round-robin standings.

Plymouth was second in the meet at 41 points, just ahead of Concord’s 39, leaving those teams likewise No. 2 and No. 3 overall.

Concord, Plymouth and Warsaw had each tied for the top round-robin spot at 6-1.

At the Wabash Invitational, Bethany Christian knocked off each of the other three teams in the field to take the title. Jesse Amstutz at 2 singles and Sol Brenneman at 3 each went 3-0 on the day for the Bruins.

NLC Tournament

Team scores: Warsaw 47, Plymouth 41, Concord 39, Goshen 34, Northridge 29, NorthWood 20, Wawasee 10, Elkhart Memorial 1.

1 singles: Championshp — Josh Garfein (Nr) def. Nick Pollock (C) 6-0, 6-1. Third place — Sam Rice (War) def. John Hunter (P) 6-2, 6-1. Fifth place — Hudson Kay (G).

2 singles: Championship — Bernardo Cadario (C) def. Austin Stutzman (G) 6-4, 6-1. Third place — Kyle Wettschurack (War) def. John Gerard (P) 6-0, 5-7, 6-2. Fifth place — Austin Schmidt (Nr)

3 singles: Championship — Evan Miller (War) def. Jared Searer (C) 6-3, 6-3. Third place — Nate Knapp (P) def. Luke Rush (G) 4-6, 6-1, 6-4. Fifth place — Ryan Menzie (NW)

1 doubles: Matt Flynn/Max Holloway (P) def. Quinn Stillson/Caleb Yoder (NW) 6-2, 6-0. Third place — Nikos Schlitt/Will Petro (War) def. Derick Hostetler/Peter Vukovich (G) 6-4, 2-6, 6-4. Fifth place — Clay Schnell/Ted Field (Nr).

2 doubles: Caleb Ray/Nic Jansen (War) def. Braydon Davidson/Ryan Johnson (P) 6-2, 7-5. Third place — Logan Troyer/Zach Troyer (G) def. Landon Arnold/Sam Hoover (Nr) 6-4, 7-6 (7-4). Fifth place — Riley Huffer/Mitchell Lozier (C).

Final overall standings: Warsaw 15, Plymouth 14, Concord 13, Goshen 9.5, Northridge 8.5, NorthWood 5.5, Wawasee 4.5, Elkhart Memorial 2.

Final round-robin standings: Concord 6-1, Plymouth 6-1, Warsaw 6-1, Goshen 3-4, Northridge 3-4, NorthWood 2-5, Wawasee 2-5, Elkhart Memorial 0-7.

All-NLC: All tourney champions, plus Nick Pollock (C), John Hunter (P), Sam Rice (W). Honorable mention — Hudson Kay (G), Dereck Hochstetler (G), Pete Vukovich (G), Caleb Yoder (NW), Quinn Stillson (NW), Kyle Settschurack (War), Austin Stutzman (G), Kyler Love (Waw).

Coach of Year: Rick Orban (Warsaw).

NSC Tournament

Team champion: Knox.

Championship Round

1s: Davey Johnston (Knox) def. Dean Howdeshell (Triton) 6-3, 6-3.

2s: Jordan Anderson (Knox) def. Jared Fisher (Triton) 6-0, 6-2.

3s: Krent Hueni (Bremen) def. Hunter Gilbert (Knox) 6-3, 7-6 (7-4).

1d: Lucas Shafer/Darrin Harrell (Triton) def. Drew McDonald/Evan Rhodes (Glenn) 7-5, 6-0.

2d: Jake Oldham/Austin Sellers (Triton) def. Isaac Pope/Hunter Price (Jimtown) 6-2, 4-6, 6-2.

Wabash Invitational

Bethany results: def. Taylor 3-2; def. Wabash 5-0; def. Eastern 4-1.

Bethany individuals: 1s — Abe Thorne 2-1. 2s — Jesse Amstutz 3-0. 3s — Sol Brenneman 3-0. 1d — Joel Gerig/Hans Miller 2-1. 2d — Parth Patel/Landon Weldy 2-1.

Record: Bethany 14-4.

Recommended for You

Back to top ^