Bucks claim 7-1 victory over Chieftains

Published 10:12 pm Thursday, August 23, 2007

By By SCOTT NOVAK / Niles Daily Star
BUCHANAN – Buchanan and Dowagiac opened up the dual meet portion of their 2007 season on Wednesday with the Bucks taking a 7-1 victory.
Dowagiac's lone win came at No. 1 singles where Collin Boyll defeated Jamie Whitfield 6-3 and 6-2.
Buchanan got singles victories from Taylor Oake, Tyler Toney and Holly Lucas.
In doubles, Harper Sulier and Grayson Oake, Max Gorton and Tyler Siebert, Zack Devereau and Evan Cauffman, along with John Haslock and Ryan Henckel all posted victories.
"Dowagiac is a young tennis team and a hard working team," Dowagiac coach Curtis Partee said. "With this hard working attitude, it is going to pay off."
Dowagiac jumps right back into action today, weather permitting, as it travels to Niles to take on Brandywine at 4 p.m.
1. Collin Boyll (D) d. Jamie Whitfield 6-3, 6-2; 2. Taylor Oake (B) d. Kevin Billingham 6-0, 6-0; 3. Tyler Toney (B) d. Kevin Proshwitz 7-5, 6-4; 4. Holly Lucas (B) d. Brandon Knapp 6-2, 6-1
1. Harper Sulier/Grayson Oake (B) d. Josh Jerz/Chris Craft 6-3, 6-1; 2. Max Gorton/Tyler Siebert (B) d. Bo Parson/Joey Gajewski 6-0, 6-3; 3. Zack Devereaux/Evan Cauffman (B) d. Andrew Syrnck/Matt Gross 6-4, 6-2; 4. John Haslock/Ryan Henckel (B) d. Amarpal Sarao/Bill Davis 6-4, 6-1.
Buchanan 1-0, Dowagiac 0-1