May 06, 2011 Phil Blackwell Uncategorized
Entering the month of May, the Baldwinsville boys tennis team had enough time to beat the rain Monday and put together a 6-0 shutout of Cicero-North Syracuse to improve to 5-1 on the season.
Alec Funicello had the closest singles match, but still beat Ryan Adams 6-4, 6-0. Tom Hamm moved to singles and routed Kevin Tubolino 6-1, 6-0, with Dan Kot doing the same thing to Anthony Mann in a 6-0, 6-1 verdict.
Three of the doubles matches got finished. Kevin Pregent and Kevin Thompson handled Coiln Crooks and David Scorzelli 6-2, 6-2, with Matt McKee and Grady Schmidt rolling past Phillip Knoop and Tyler Smith 6-1, 6-1. Cody Buck and Jack
Jefferey picked up a 6-0, 6-1 win over Scott Frye and Sean Starkweather.
The Bees moved on from CNS to beat Central Square 6-1 on Thursday afternoon, where Hamm beat Brandon Payne 6-2, 6-1 and Kot routed Jason Ashley 6-0, 6-1. Funciello handled Savon Johnson 6-2, 6-2.
On the doubles end, Pregent and Thompson roared past Mike Allen and Noah Roberts 6-3, 6-4. Buck and Jefferey ripped Derrick Lederle and Josh Wheeler 6-2, 6-0. Matt Lawrence and Tyler Shaban had a 6-2, 6-3 win over Jeff Lyman and Ian Madigan.
Just before this, B’ville was second in an April 30 four-team invitational tournament with 23 points, ahead of Oswego and East Syracuse-Minoa, but behind Skaneateles, who won with 27 points.
Kot and Hamm dominated in first doubles, beating the Skaneateles team of Matt Kallas and Dan Glaza 6-1, 6-4 in the finals. Funicello paired with Chris Johns and, in second doubles, topped Tim Hanisch and Dylan Lavner (Oswego) 6-0, 6-1 for the top spot.
Thompson won the third singles title, beating Oswego’s Matt Carroll 7-5, 6-1. Buck and Pregent both had fourth- place finishes in their respective division.s