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Niles' Alex Lewellen returns a shot against Mattawan on Monday. The Vikings were defeated by the Wildcats 6-2 in West Division action. (Daily Star photo/RON HARNER)
Niles' Alex Lewellen returns a shot against Mattawan on Monday. The Vikings were defeated by the Wildcats 6-2 in West Division action. (Daily Star photo/RON HARNER)

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Niles netters fall to ‘Cats

Published 8:56am Tuesday, September 15, 2009

The Niles varsity tennis team dropped a 6-2 Big 16 Conference West Division match to visiting Mattawan on Monday afternoon.

The Vikings earned one victory in both singles and doubles.

Jared Langmeyer picked up Niles’ lone win in singles competition with a 7-6 and 6-3 win over Michael Brittan.

In doubles, the Vikings got their win from its No. 3 team of Mitch Peterek and Chad Majerek.

Peterek and Majerek defeated Tyler George and Matt Norton in a three-set thriller, 6-7, 6-4 and 7-6.

Niles and Mattawan tied at 3-3 in junior varsity competition.

Mattawan…6
Niles…2
Singles

1. Joel Smola (M) d. Saulo Ortiz 6-0, 6-0; 2. Jared Langmeyer (N) d. Michael Brittan 7-6, 6-3; 3. Ian Heinicke (M) d. Alec Brown 4-6, 6-1, 6-3; 4. Collin Kuhtic (M) d. Brenden Keen 6-4, 6-0

Doubles
1. Jon Lesiak/John Van Schaik (M) d. Alex Lewellen/Colin Leonard 7-5, 7-5; 2. Ryan Dissinger-Alex Boorden (M) d. Danny Touhey/Eric Wood 6-3, 6-3; 3. Mitch Peterek/Chad Majerek (N) d. Tyler George/Matt Norton 6-7, 6-4, 7-6; 4. Bruce Crane/Liam McCollum (M) d. Patrick Schrader/Travis Lewanski 7-5, 6-1

Dowagiac…0
Plainwell…8

PLAINWEL L – Visiting Dowagiac continued its stretch of playing tough opponents on Monday by taking on Plainwell.

The Trojans blanked the Chieftains 8-0 in a Wolverine Conference match.

The most competitive match of the afternoon came at No. 2 singles where Plainwell’s Chris Waechter defeated Bo Parsons 7-5 and 6-2.

Dowagiac hosts Gull Lake on Wednesday.

Singles
1. Kyle Koster (P) d. Chris Craft 6-1, 6-0; 2. Chris Waechter (P) d. Bo Parsons 7-5, 6-2; 3. Josh Massey (P) d. Joey Gajewski 6-0, 6-0; 4. Patrick Loftus (P) d. Amarpal Sarao 6-1, 6-4

Doubles
1. Cody Jasper/Jake Hoisington (P) d. Michael McClenahan/Aaron Blaske 6-1, 6-2; 2. Brenton Smith/Chris Hafer (P) d. Jon Robinson/Dylan Chorba 6-2, 6-0; 3. Ben Munn/Zac O’Heran (P) d. Spencer Dodd/Marc Tyrakowski 6-4, 6-0; 4. Jamie Miller/John Multer (P) win by default

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