Boys tennis roundup: WMC, Whitehall post wins, Spring Lake falls to GRCC

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The Western Michigan Christian tennis team topped Fremont 6-2 in non-conference action on Monday night. The Warriors claimed three singles wins and three doubles wins.

Tyler Newhouse (No. 2), Jaxon Deur (No. 3) and Daniel Vanbeisbrouck (No. 4) all won matches for WMC, while Max Nystroem won the No. 1 singles for Fremont.

Doubles pairs of Andrew Hill and Silas Jeltema (No. 1), Michael Kamps and Alexander Miller (No. 2) and Jonas Jones and Jacob Tejchma (No. 3) picked up wins for the Warriors. Ken Taniguchi and Erik Lindesteg took the No. 4 doubles game for the Packers.

WHITEHALL 5, NORTH MUSKEGON 3 –
The Vikings narrowly edged the Norse in WMC play on Monday. Whitehall took three doubles matches, while the teams split the singles play.

Jack Groessl and Ben Ward won the No. 2 and No. 3 singles, respectively, for Whitehall. Jack Dobb (No. 1) and August Decoster (No. 4) took home wins for North Muskegon.

Duos of Evan Luce and Merrick Schmehil (No. 2), Brendan Vanderkooi and Ryan Findorff (No. 3) and Chirstian Smolen and Austin Groeveveld (No. 4) won doubles matches for Whitehall. Sean Lynn and Quinn Kersman took the No.1 doubles for the Norse.

GRAND RAPIDS CATHOLIC CENTRAL 8, SPRING LAKE 0 –
The Lakes faced stiff competition Monday night and dropped all eight matches against conference for GRCC.

Connor Saxe and Jack Lauinger battled in the No. 2 doubles match, but fell 6-7(5) in the tie-breaking third set.

AJ Dalman and Dawson Sherman also put up a fight in the No. 3 doubles, losing in three sets.

WHITEHALL 5, SPRING LAKE 3 (SATURDAY) –

The Whitehall and Spring Lake tennis teams faced off at Zeeland East on Saturday, with the Vikings winning 5-3.

Jack Groessl (No. 1), Ben Ward (No. 2) and Ashton Trnka (No. 4) all won singles matches for Whitehall. Callum Saxe took home the No. 3 singles for Spring Lake.

The teams split the doubles matches, with the Lakers winning the two higher divisions. Stephen Zambiasi and Jonah Schmuker teamed up for the No. 1 doubles win, while Jack Lauinger and Connor Saxe secured the No. 2 doubles for Spring Lake.

Brendan Vanderkooi and Ryan Findorff won the No. 3 doubles for Whitehall, while Christian Smolen and Austin Groeneveld came away with the No. 4 doubles win.

Whitehall also faced off against Zeeland East and Grand Rapids Northview on the day, taking two matches against the Chix.

Evan Luce and Merrick Schmehil won the No.2 doubles, while Vanderkooi and Findorff won the No. 3 doubles.

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