Brandywine wins BCS tennis championship
Published 8:20 am Tuesday, October 6, 2015
ST. JOSEPH — The Brandywine tennis team captured the outright BCS Athletic Conference championship despite settling for a tie with Berrien Springs at the league tournament in Bridgman Saturday.
The Bobcats and Shamrocks both scored 38 points to share the tournament championship. Brandywine wins the outright league title due to its 5-0 regular season record.
Bridgman was third with 28 points. Buchanan placed fifth with 22 points.
The lone individual champion for the Bobcats was Caleb Cole at No. 4 singles as he defeated Gabe Shembarger of Berrien Springs 7-5 and 7-6.
BCS TENNIS TOURNAMENT
Brandywine 38, Berrien Springs 38, Bridgman 28, Bronson 23, Buchanan 22, New Buffalo 10
1. Vincent Karren (NB) d. Alex Lindamood (BU) 6-2, 6-2; 2. Nick Knowlton (BR) d. Brian Engler (BS) 6-2. 6-0; 3. Blake Rudlaff (BS) d. Cole Searles (BW) 6-1, 6-4; 4. Caleb Cole (BW) d. Gabe Shembarger (BS) 7-5, 7-6
1. Caleb Kroeze-Ian Kauffman (BR) d. Tyler Mott-Nathan Sachman (BW) N/A; 2. Brenden Bell-Brandon Hyska (BRON) d. Adam Irons-Taylor Casey (BW) 6-2, 6-3; 3. Justin Litaker-Celton Wales (BS) d. Matt Stewart- Kevin Conrad (BW) 6-2, 6-2; 4. Caleb Stayner-Kaden Smith (BRON) d. Austin Carter-Derrick Miller (BW) 6-0, 6-3