MHS doubles team takes 2nd place in Corrigan Invite


MENDOTA – St. Bede dealt Mendota a 3-2 setback in varsity boys’ tennis action on May 6 at the MHS courts.

Logan Brandner won at No. 1 singles for the Trojans, while Mendota’s No. 1 doubles team of Aaron Brandner and Noah DeLong claimed victory.

May 6

St. Bede 3, Mendota 2

Singles: No. 1 – Logan Brandner (M) def. Morrow (SB), 6-2, 2-6 (10-4); No. 2 – Cote (SB) def. Josh Wiley (M), 6-3, 6-3

Doubles: No. 1 – Aaron Brandner-Noah DeLong (M) def. Manning-Nawa (SB), 2-6, 6-3 (10-5); No. 2 – Ludford-Korey (SB) def. Preston Lewis-Taylor Joyce (M), 6-7, 6-4 (11-9); No. 3 – Line-Potthoff (SB) def. Aaron Reddin-Aaron Schmidt (M), 6-4, 6-3

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Mendota hosted seven other teams in the Tom Corrigan Invitational on May 11 at the MHS courts. The Trojans finished sixth in the team standings with 15 points. Pontiac took the team title with 28 points.

Mendota’s best finish on the day went to the No. 2 doubles team of Preston Lewis and Taylor Joyce, which placed second.

May 11 – Tom Corrigan

Invitational

Pontiac 28, Sterling Newman 24, Princeton 20, Streator 20, Coal City 18, Mendota 15, St. Bede 12, Keith Country Day 3

No. 1 Singles: Goodrow (Pr) def. Wiley (M), 6-4, 6-3; Dimitrijevic (CC) def. Wiley (M), 6-4, 6-4; Wiley (M) def. Newendyke (KCC), 6-2, 6-2. Wiley finished 7th.

No. 2 Singles: Finnegan (Po) def. L. Brandner (M), 6-2, 6-2; Morrow (SB) def. Brandner, 6-2, 6-3; Scott (Pr) def. Brandner, 6-4, 6-4. Brandner finished 8th.

No. 1 Doubles: DeLong-A. Brandner (M) def. Fisher-Khattak (KCC), 6-4, 6-2; Adams-Muehlschlegel (Pr) def. DeLong-Brandner (M), 4-6, 7-5 (10-3); Terveer-Blaney (SN) def. DeLong-Brandner (M), 6-4, 7-5. DeLong-Brandner finished 4th.

No. 2 Doubles: Lewis-Joyce (M) def. Ellorando-Zhang Jr. (SN), 6-3, 3-6 (10-7); Lewis-Joyce (M) def. Baker-Wahl (Str), 7-5, 6-4; Brunner-Miller (Po) def. Lewis-Joyce (M), 7-5, 6-2

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