WILMINGTON — The Wilmington High School tennis team opened play Saturday in the Ohio Tennis Coaches Association state team tournament with a 3-2 win over Western Brown on the WHS courts.
The Hurricane posted a trio of wins in the singles matches while the Broncos (1-2 on the year) won the two doubles matches.
Wilmington, 2-0 on the year, will advance in the tournament to play state-ranked No. 1 Sycamore Tuesday at SHS.
Matt Keiter, Sawyer Kratzer and Jonathan Fender posted wins in singles action.
The doubles pairing of Drew Moyer and Brady Henry lost a third-set thriller 10-12 at first doubles.
April 2, 2016
Ohio Tennis Coaches Association
State Team Tournament
Wilmington 3 Western Brown 2
• Matt Keiter def C Roades 6-1, 6-1
• Sawyer Kratzer def S Hull 6-0, 6-2
• Jonathan Fender def C Eyre 6-0, 6-2
• Drew Moyer, Brady Henry were def by Hiler, Wolf 6-2, 3-6, 10-12
• Austin Embree, Jack Romer were def by O’Hara, Ryan 4-6, 2-7
• Daniel Andrew won 6-2, 6-2
• Nigel Banks was def 4-6, 2-6