Mendota netters hit rough stretch


Mendota’s boys’ tennis team dropped all nine matches at Pontiac on April 16.

April 16

Pontiac 9, Mendota 0

Singles: No. 1 – Ga. Brunner (P) def. Logan Brandner (M), 6-3, 6-2; No. 2 – Sartoris (P) def. Josh Wiley (M), 6-1, 6-0; No. 3 – Miller (P) def. Noah DeLong (M), 6-0, 6-4; No. 4 – Gr. Brunner (P) def. Aaron Brandner (M), 6-2, 6-3; No. 5 – Finnegan (P) def. Preston Lewis (M), 6-1, 6-3; No. 6 – Kuerth (P) def. Taylor Joyce (M), 7-6, 6-2

Doubles: No. 1 – Miller-Ga. Brunner (P) def. Lewis-Joyce (M), 6-1, 6-2; No. 2 – Gr. Brunner-Sartoris (P) def. A. Brandner-DeLong (M), 6-1, 6-3; No. 3 – Kuerth-Pfeifer (P) def. Aaron Reddin-Wiley (M), 6-2, 6-3

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Yorkville blanked the Trojans, 5-0, on April 17 at the MHS courts.

April 17

Yorkville 5, Mendota 0

Singles: No. 1 – Waugh (Y) def. L. Brandner (M), 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 – Fallon (Y) def. Wiley (M), 6-0, 6-3

Doubles: No. 1 – Krempski-Clough (Y) def. A. Brandner-DeLong (M), 6-4, 6-4; No. 2 – Nauman-Gruber (Y) def. Lewis-Joyce (M), 6-2, 6-3; No. 3 – Borowiak-Fries (Y) def. Parker Manning-Andrew Stamberger (M), 6-2, 6-2

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Pontiac topped five other teams to win the Princeton Invitational on April 20.

The Indians scored 22 points to claim first place, followed by Princeton with 15. Mendota took fourth place with 12 points.

April 20 – Princeton Invite

Pontiac 22, Princeton 15, Streator 13, Mendota 12, LaSalle-Peru 11, St. Bede 10

Singles

No. 1 – Logan Brandner (M) def. Morrow (SB), 7-5, 6-4; Brandner (M) def. Goodrum (Pr), 7-5, 0-6 (10-4); G. Rashid (Str) def. Brandner (M), 6-3, 6-0; Finnegan (Po) def. Brandner (M), 6-1, 6-0; Brandner (M) def. Barroso (LP), 6-4, 6-2

No. 2 – D. Rashid (Str) def. Josh Wiley (M), 6-3, 6-4; Pioch (LP) def. Wiley (M), 6-1, 6-0; Kuerth (Po) def. Wiley (M), 6-3, 6-1; Cote (SB) def. Wiley (M), 6-0, 6-1; Scott (Pr) def. Wiley (M), 6-0, 6-1

Doubles

No. 1 – Aaron Brandner-Noah DeLong (M) def. Newman-Konczak (LP), 6-0, 6-2; Brander-DeLong (M) def. Manning-Nawa (SB), 6-2, 6-4; Adams-Muehlschlegel (Pr) def. Brandner-DeLong (M), 6-4, 7-6; Brandner-DeLong (M) def. Granados-Baker (Str), 6-0, 6-0; Brunner-Sartoris (Po) def. Brandner-DeLong (M), 6-1, 6-1

No. 2 – Brunner-Miller (Po) def. Lewis-Joyce (M), 6-1, 6-4; Lewis-Joyce (M) def. Houch-Ellis (Str), 6-2, 6-3; Lewis-Joyce (M) def. Reed-Gruenwald (LP), 3-6, 6-3 (10-2); Sampson-Phillips (Pr) def. Lewis-Joyce (M), 6-4, 7-5; Lewis-Joyce (M) def. Ludford-Korey (SB), 6-2, 6-2

 

The Trojans were whitewashed by Princeton, 5-0, on April 25 at the MHS courts.

April 25

Princeton 5, Mendota 0

Singles: No. 1 – Goodrum (P) def. L. Brandner (M), 4-6, 6-4 (10-8); No. 2 – Scott (P) def. Wiley (M), 6-0, 6-0

Doubles: No. 1 – Adams-Muehlschlegel (P) def. A. Brandner-DeLong (M), 6-2, 6-0; No. 2 – Sampson-Phillips (P) def. Lewis-Joyce (M), 7-5, 6-3; No. 3 – Briddick-D’Ambrosio (P) def. Reddin-Justin Donovan (M), 6-1, 6-0


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