Boys Tennis Sweeps Wildcats to Clinch 5th Straight NBC Title
Louisville 4-4, Canton South 1-1
The Louisville Leopards Boys Tennis team swept the visiting Canton South Wildcats in a rare Doubleheader Tuesday Evening at LHS. Louisville won both matches by the count of 4-1 to improve to 14-3 overall and clinch the NBC Outright with an 8-0 league mark.
Ryan Richards was flawless in #2 Singles for the Leopards winning both of his matches 6-0, 6-0. In #1 Singles, Jake Pukys improved on his 6-1, 6-0 victory in the first match with a perfect 6-0, 6-0 win in the second match of the twin bill.
In Doubles action, the #1 Singles Team of Alex Hall & Kyle Robinson won 6-0, 6-1 in the first match and 6-2, 6-1 in the second match. The #2 Doubles Team of Asa Herron & Zach Eddins took the first match 6-1, 6-4. The second match featured a lineup swap as Herron teamed up with Spencer Hall to earn a 6-0, 6-1 victory in #2 Doubles for the latter match.
The Wildcats Dakotah Miller took #3 Singles in both matches to score the only Canton South points. With the wins, the Leopards have now won 10 straight matches against the Wildcats. Louisville now leads the all-time series 54-14.
The Leopards have now won 5 straight NBC Championships with the last 4 being Outright Titles. Louisville has won 12 conference titles in the 15 seasons that the Northeastern Buckeye Conference has carried it as a sport. No other school has won the NBC more than once. List of NBC Boys Tennis Champions
Louisville 3, Avon Lake 2
Louisville also journeyed to Avon Lake Wednesday and came back with a 3-2 victory over the Shoreman. With the win, Louisville is now 15-3 on the season.
Jake Pukys set the tone by winning in #1 Singles a perfect 6-0, 6-0. Other Leopard winners included Ryan Richards in #2 Singles by the tally of 6-4, 6-4 and the #2 Doubles Team of Asa Herron & Zach Eddins who rallied back to win a wild 1-6, 6-0, 7-5 match.
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UP NEXT: The Leopards will next travel to Alliance to take on the Aviators on Thursday, April 28 at 4:00 PM.
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