Niles' Travis Lemanski returns a shot against Kalamazoo Central. The Vikings fell to the Giants in a Big 16 crossover match, 5-3. (Daily Star photo/SCOTT NOVAK)
Niles' Travis Lemanski returns a shot against Kalamazoo Central. The Vikings fell to the Giants in a Big 16 crossover match, 5-3. (Daily Star photo/SCOTT NOVAK)

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Niles falls to Giants

Published 8:36am Thursday, October 1, 2009

By SCOTT NOVAK
Niles Daily Star

In a Big 16 Conference crossover match, visiting Kalamazoo Central swept the singles flights to edge Niles 5-3 on Wednesday afternoon.

The Vikings won three out of four doubles flights and went three sets at No. 4 doubles, but could not come up with the victory.

Winning for Niles were Chris and Alex Lewellen, who defeated Joe Zywicki and Zech Dueweke 6-2 and 6-2 at No. 1 doubles.

The Lewellen brothers played on the Vikings’ new courts for the first time this season.

Niles added a pair of courts to now give the school eight courts. The remaining six courts are scheduled to be resurfaced in the summer of 2010.

Also winning for the Vikings were the No. 2 doubles duo of Colin Leonard and Danny Touhey, who defeated Vance Cogwell and Alex Robinson 6-2 and 6-2.

At No. 3 doubles, Mitch Peterek and Chad Majerek defeated Harrison Ladd and Young Chang 6-3 and 6-1.

Kalamazoo Central…5
Niles…3
Singles

1. Hub Humphrey (KC) d. Saulo Ortiz 6-0, 6-1, 2. Matt Bartz (KC) d. Jared Langmeyer 6-3, 6-3; 3. Jalen Evans (KC) d. Eric Wood 6-3, 6-2; 4. Tyler Ryder (KC) d. Alec Brown 6-2, 5-7, 6-3

Doubles
1. Chris Lewellen/Alex Lewellen (N) d. Joe Zywicki/Zech Dueweke 6-2, 6-2; 2. Colin Leonard/Danny Touhey (N) d. Vance Cogwell/Alex Robinson 6-2, 6-2; 3. Mitch Peterek/Chad Majerek (N) d. Young Chang/Harrison Ladd 6-3, 6-1; 4. Travis Lemanski/Patrick Schrader (KC) d. Robbie Scheck/Michael Scheck 2-6, 7-6, 6-2

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