Netters edge L-P; win tourney title


Mendota’s tennis team handed LaSalle-Peru a 3-2 loss on May 1 at LaSalle.

The Trojans swept the two singles matches with Logan Brandner and Josh Wiley getting the victories, while Aaron Brandner and Noah DeLong teamed up to win doubles.

May 1

Mendota 3, LaSalle-Peru 2

Singles: No. 1 – Logan Brandner (M) def. Guthrie (LP), 6-1, 6-4; No. 2 – Josh Wiley (M) def. Humilde (LP), 6-2, 6-1

Doubles: No. 1 – Aaron Brandner-Noah DeLong (M) def. Konczak-Newman (LP), 7-5, 4-6 (10-7); No. 2 – Reed-Gruenwald (LP) def. Preston Lewis-Taylor Joyce (M), 6-1, 3-6 (11-9); No. 3 – Soto-Pioch (LP) def. Aaron Reddin-Justin Donovan (M), 6-1, 6-1

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The Trojans finished first in the East Aurora Tournament on May 3. Mendota scored 14 points, followed by Romeoville (4), East Aurora (2) and Aurora Central Catholic (1).

May 3 – East Aurora Invite

Mendota 14, Romeoville 4, East Aurora 2, Aurora Central Catholic 1

(Singles)

No. 1 – Cebulski (ACC) def. L. Brandner (M), 6-3, 7-6; Ranchero (R) def. Brandner (M), 6-1, 6-1; Brandner (M) def. Hook (EA), 6-1, 6-1

No. 2 – Wiley (M) def. Licas (ACC), 6-1, 7-6; Koeppl (R) def. Wiley (M), 6-2, 6-1; Wiley (M) def. Ramirez (EA), 1-6, 6-3 (10-6)

(Doubles)

No. 1 – A. Brandner-DeLong (M) def. Lee-Baxter (ACC), 7-5, 6-0; Brandner-DeLong (M) def. Ayala-Cervantes (EA), 6-1, 6-1; Alfaro-Sudol (R) def. Brandner-DeLong (M), 6-2, 0-6 (10-3)

No. 2 – Lewis-Joyce (M) def. Flanigan-Miller (ACC), 2-6, 6-2 (10-7); Lewis-Joyce (M) def. Valerio-Valerio (EA), 6-0, 6-0; Lewis-Joyce (M) def. Jakubowski-Pacis (R), 6-0, 6-1

No. 3 – Byron Hampton-Andrew Stamberger (M) def. Doyle-Cerwin (ACC), 6-4, 3-6 (14-12); Hampton-Stamberger (M) def. Diaz-Perez (EA), 6-4, 7-5; Perkins-Boots (R) def. Hampton-Stamberger (M), 7-5, 6-4

No. 4 – Tyler Valdez-Parker Guelde (M) def. Fowler-Horsfal (ACC), 6-3, 7-5; Palomares-Robles (EA) def. Valdez-Guelde (M), 6-4, 6-2; Valdez-Guelde (M) def. Teodoro-Wojdyla (R), 6-0, 6-0 default


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