PANAMA - Panama (9-0, 8-0) clinched the Division 2 boys tennis title on Thursday by defeating Maple Grove (5-2), 4-1.
It is the Panthers' first tennis championship in 20 years.
Panama's Greg Delahoy kept his record perfect at 8-0 at second singles.
Zack Eklum of Jamestown makes a backhand return during Thursday’s Division 1 boys tennis match against Falconer. See additional photos at cu.post-journal.com.
P-J photo by Scott Reagle
Erik Olson (MG) d. Bryce Payne, 6-2,4-6, 7-6 (7-5); Greg Delahoy (P) d. Riley Beaton, 6-4, 6-3; Jack Payne (P) d. Kyle Richardson, 6-1, 7-6 (7-4); Wyatt Jackson-Brian Radka (P) d. Andrew Lindstrom-Jon Anderson, 6-4, 6-1; Mike Rensel-Patrck Radka (P) d. George Kerr-Carlton-Swanson, 6-1, 6-2.
RED RAIDERS WIN TWO
Jamestown (5-4, 5-3) won two matches against Falconer by scores of 4-1 and 4-1 in Division 1 action.
Josh Anderson of the Red Raiders picked up his first win at third singles.
Cooper Miller (J) d. Zack Eklum, 10-6; Bob Rew (J) d. Nathan Sanders, 10-8; Liam Kulakowski (J) d. Stephen Kanicki, 10-0; Joe Scotchmer-Abu Latif (J) d. Justin Gilbert-Christian Anderson, 10-2; Josh Anderson-Jacob Johnson (J) d. Lucas Young-Steven Potts, 10-0.
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Copper Miller (F) d. Dominick DuBois, 10-2; Rew (J) d. Sanders, 10-3; Josh Anderson (J) d. Kanicki, 10-3; Scotchmer-Latif (J) d. Gilbert-Anderson, 10-1; Nick D'Angelo-Muness Qadri (J) d. Young-Potts, 10-2.
SWCS DOWNS FREDONIA
Matt Johnson raised his first singles record to 10-1 as Southwestern (7-1, 9-1) defeated visiting Fredonia, 4-1, in Division 1.
Matt Johnson (SWC) d. Jacob Thompson, 6-0, 6-0; Quinn White (SWC) d. John Cole, 6-0, 6-1; Nick Johnston (F) d. Alex Bower, 6-1, 6-0; Adam Girsts-Rahim Karimi (SWC) d. Aidan Lang-Tyler Cassidy, 6-1, 6-2; Lucas Przygodzki-Marcus A. Lugo (SWC) d. Mike Johnson-Dustin Wickmark, 6-2, 6-4.
A-L TOPS COUGARS
SINCLAIRVILLE - Allegany-Limestone (4-7) defeated Cassadaga Valley (1-7), 4-1, in Division 2.
The Gators won all three singles and split the doubles.
Brandon Pfeffier and Jordan Schauman recorded the Cougars' lone win, 7-5, 6-2, over Rajid Thandla and Abbey Watson in first doubles.
Jefferson Diedrick (A-L) d. Hunter Caskey, 6-0, 6-4; Jordan Shulman (A-L) d. Tyler Roesler, 6-1, 6-4; Katie Scott (A-L) d. Kelly Crandall, 6-1, 7-5; Brandon Pfeiffer-Jordan Schauman (CV) d. Rajid Thandla-Abbey Watson, 7-5, 6-2; Ryan Volz-Jay Spencer (A-L) d. Megan Brown-Kaitlin Gierlinger, 6-3, 6-3.