’16 PREVIEW: Wilmington High School tennis


Compiled by Mark Huber



The Wilmington High School tennis team, from left to right, front row,Dylan Combs, Sawyer Kratzer, Brady Henry, Jack Romer, Harrison Law; back row, ltor Nigel Banks, Matt Keiter, Austin Embree, Drew Moyer, Jalen Douglas, Jonathan Fender, Daniel Andrews. Team members Sam Stephenson and Konstantine Buettner were not present for the photo.


Courtesy Photo

TEAM RECORD IN 2015

13-5, champions of the SCOL

HEAD COACH

Steve Reed 16th year coaching

COACH’S RECORD

152-90 in 15 years

COACHES IN PROGRAM

Tyler Williams, assistant varsity coach, Doug Cooper, volunteer assistant

NUMBER OF STARTERS RETURNING

4

NUMBER OF RETURNING LETTER WINNERS

4

KEY PLAYERS RETURNING

Matt Keiter moves from 2nd singles to 1st singles and becomes only 4th first singles player in past 11 years (Johnston 06-09, Sodini 10-12, Alexander 13-15)

KEY NEWCOMERS

Jack Romer, Jonathan Fender, Brady Henry are 3 freshman that have been playing for a number of years.

KEY PLAYERS LOST

Joe Alexander 1st singles; Prithvi Sharma 1st doubles; Rachel Hartley 1st doubles

RIGHT NOW I LIKE

Very coachable group of players

RIGHT NOW WE NEED TO IMPROVE

Serving, match experience

TEAM TO BEAT IN SCOL

Chillicothe, Washington

SCHEDULE

April 1 @Hillsboro 430 pm; April 4 @Miami Trace 430 pm; April 8 @Washington 430 pm; April 11 @East Clinton 430 pm; April 13 vs Chillicothe 430 pm; April 15 @Fairmont 4 pm;

April 16 vs Blanchester 9 am in Wilmington Inv; April 18 vs Hillsboro 430 pm; April 20 vs Miami Trace 430 pm; April 25 vs Washington 430 pm; April 27 vs East Clinton 430 pm; April 28 @Centerville 430 pm;

April 29 @Chillicothe 430 pm; May 2 @Beavercreek 4 pm; May 4 vs Western Brown 4 pm; May 5 vs Waynesville 4 pm; May 9 @Anderson 4 pm; May 10 @Miamisburg 4 pm

The Wilmington High School tennis team, from left to right, front row,Dylan Combs, Sawyer Kratzer, Brady Henry, Jack Romer, Harrison Law; back row, ltor Nigel Banks, Matt Keiter, Austin Embree, Drew Moyer, Jalen Douglas, Jonathan Fender, Daniel Andrews. Team members Sam Stephenson and Konstantine Buettner were not present for the photo.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_TN_wilmteam.jpgThe Wilmington High School tennis team, from left to right, front row,Dylan Combs, Sawyer Kratzer, Brady Henry, Jack Romer, Harrison Law; back row, ltor Nigel Banks, Matt Keiter, Austin Embree, Drew Moyer, Jalen Douglas, Jonathan Fender, Daniel Andrews. Team members Sam Stephenson and Konstantine Buettner were not present for the photo. Courtesy Photo

Compiled by Mark Huber

Reach Mark Huber at 937-556-5765, or on Twitter @wnjsports.

Reach Mark Huber at 937-556-5765, or on Twitter @wnjsports.

comments powered by Disqus