Traverse City Central swept all four singles matches and three out of four doubles matches to down crosstown rival TC West 7-1 in boys tennis at West High School.
Syler Norgaard beat Jeff Linenger 6-2, 6-0 at No. 1 singles; Max Knoblock defeated Zane Gum 6-2, 6-1 at No. 2; Cam Young topped Henry Linenger 6-0, 6-2 at No. 3; and Nick Yergens was victorious over Ashton Lawton 6-1, 6-4 at No. 4.
West’s victory came at No. 4 doubles as the team of David Mather and Erik Anton won over Spencer Kroupa and Michael Meindertsma 7-6, 7-5.
Central’s doubles wins came from Caleb Heimberger and Hayden Drury, 6-1, 6-2 over John Linenger and Taylor Brown; Yani Beeker and Parker Berden 6-3, 6-1 over Kieran Laursen and Mitch Winowiecki; and Jack Seymour and Austin Wieland 6-3, 6-3 over Jake Newhouse and San VanHoorne.
TC Central JV 7
TC West JV 1
TC Central’s junior varsity tennis team won all four doubles flights en route to a 7-1 victory over TC West in their first dual match of the season.
Doubles winners for the Trojans were: Andy Colombo and Nate Michno, 6-1, 6-1; Carl Rasmussen and Danny Madion, 6-1, 6-0; Jack McKay and Luke Fagerstrom, 6-0, 6-2; and Luke Smith and Noah McKenzie, who won by default.
Singles winners for Central were: Ron Dohm, 6-2, 6-0 at No. 1; Chase Knoblock, 6-1, 6-2 at No. 2; and Ben Grams, who won at No. 4 by default.
West’s Zach Walton won 1-6, 6-1, 6-3 at No. 3.
TC West 9
Ogemaw Heights 0
TC West scored nine goals in the first half on the way to a 9-0 rout over Ogemaw Heights in a game that was called by mercy after one half of play.
Jack Lhamon and Christien Geiger had a pair of goals each for the Titans (2-4-1, 2-0 Big North). Charlie Clark, Nick Ragel-Wilson, Hunter Lumsden, Alex Patten and Noah Withey also netted goals. Ty Troxell and Cam Sipple both added two assists. Ragel-Wilson, Geiger, Scott Wesenberg and Lhamon chipped in with assists.