Edwardsburg's returns a shot during the Niles tournament on Saturday at Plym Park. (Photo by SCOTT NOVAK)
Edwardsburg's returns a shot during the Niles tournament on Saturday at Plym Park. (Photo by SCOTT NOVAK)

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Edwardsburg netters 2nd

Published 10:57am Wednesday, September 23, 2009

NILES – The Niles tennis team captured its own invitational tournament championship on Saturday by winning the Varsity Doubles Tournament.

The event was staged at both Niles High School and Plym Park.

The Vikings finished with 13 points to edge runner-up Edwardsburg, which finished with 11 points.

Brandywine was third with seven points and Coloma fourth with five points.

Winning flight championships for the Vikings were Chris and Alex Lewellen at No. 3, Colin Leonard and Danny Touhey at No. 4, Mitch Peterek and Chad Majerek at No. 5 and Travis Lemanski and Patrick Schrader at No. 6.

The all doubles tournament paired the No. 1 and No. 2 singles players for the first flights and the No. 2 and No. 4 singles players for the second flight.

The team’s normal doubles teams then played flights three through six.

Earning a second place finish were Brandywine’s Tyler Weeks and Cody Udell at No. 3 and Dan and Blank and Nick Wright at No.6.

Edwardsburg’s Cody Pletcher and Cameron Breisch were the first flight champions.

Taking second for the Eddies were Anthony Dopp and Hunter Woods at No. 2 doubles, Lucas Devenny and Nick Mortimer at No. 4 doubles, along with Dillian Kujawa and Mitch Patzer at No. five doubles.

Coloma earned a first place at No. 2 doubles with the team of Tyler Dye and Patrick Fowler.

The Comets’ Nathan Conrad and Shawn Collins were runners-up at No. 1 doubles.

Niles Varsity
Doubles Tournaemnt
Team scores
Niles 13, Edwardsburg 11, Brandywine 7, Coloma 5
Flight champions

1. Edwardsburg (Cody Plet-cher/Cameron Breisch); 2. Coloma (Tyler Dye/Patrick Fowler); 3. Niles (Chris Lewellen/Alex Flewellen); 4. Niles (Colin Leonard/Danny Touhey); 5. Niles (Mitch Peterek/Chad Majerek); 6. Niles (Travis Lemanski/Patrick Schrader)
Flight runners-up
1. Coloma (Nathan Con-rad/Shawn Collins); 2. Edwardsburg (Anthony Dopp/Hunter Woods); 3. Brandywine (Tyler Weeks/Cody Udell); 4. Edwardsburg (Lucas DeVenney/Nick Mortimer); 5. Edwardsburg (Dillian Kujuwa/Mitch Patzer); 6. Brandywine (Dan Blank/Nick Wright)


The host Edwardsburg tennis team earned its first Lakeland Conference win of the season with a 6-2 victory over Brandywine Wednesday afternoon.
The Eddies swept the singles flights and then split the doubles matches to earn the win.
Winning in singles for Edwardsburg were Cody Pletcher, Cameron Breisch, Hunter Woods and Anthony Dopp. All the singles matches were decided in straight sets.
The Eddies won at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles as Lucas Devenney and Nick Mortimer, along with Dillion Kujawa and Mitch Patzer were victorious.
The Bobcats’ lone wins came at No. 1 doubles with Cody Udell and Tyler Weeks, as well as at No. 4 doubles with Dan Blank and Nick Wright.
All the doubles flights were also settled in straight sets.
1. Cody Pletcher (E) d. Jake Fiero 6-1, 6-1; 2. Cameron Breisch (E) d. Jeremy Zimmerman 6-2, 6-1; 3. Hunter Woods (E) d. Buck Bourdon 6-3, 6-0; 4. Anthony Dopp (E) d. Tyler Hartman 6-1, 6-1
1. Cody Udell/Tyler Weeks (B) d. Tanner Woods/Eric Stoneburner 7-6, 6-0; 2. Lucas Devenney/Nick Mortimer (E) d. Colton Ditto/Brad Millin 6-1, 6-3; 3. Dillion Kujawa/Mitch Patzer (E) d. Josh Boyer/Austin Searles 6-3, 6-2; 4. Dan Blank/Nick Wright (B) d. Ryan Langton/Nick Marbach 6-1, 7-6

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