Janesville Parker, Craig tennis teams fall

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Gazette staff
May 4, 2011

Janesville Parker won the No. 1 and No. 2 singles matches, but Sun Prairie swept the rest of events to down the Vikings, 5-2, in Big Eight Conference boys tennis Tuesday.

Matt Knutson and Ian Weiland were the only Viking winners.

Parker coach Mike Fuhrmann said the nearly three-week layoff due to postponements has hampered the development of this squad.

“I saw a lot of good things in practice and at times, that translated on the court,” Fuhrmann said.

The Vikings (0-4) play at Janesville Craig on Thursday, and in the Parker Quadrangular Friday at Palmer Park.


Singles—Matt Knutson (JP) def. Amos Voung, 6-0, 6-1; Ian Weiland (JP) def. Sam Cloughe, 6-2, 6-3; Jordan Noble (SP{) def. Ryan Ploff, 6-0, 6-0; Drew Reindl def. Ethan Zweifel, 6-1, 6-2.

Doubles—Joe Collingwood-Andrew Blectner (SP) def. Austin McDonald-Nick Garey, 7-6, (7-2), 6-4; Kevin Bernard-Calien Rosseter (SP) def. David Palan-Jordan Peyer, 6-1, 6-1; Keegan Modenhauer-Ryan Fitzpatrick (SP) def. Spencer Debroux-Jaren Norrell, 6-2, 6-1.

Junior varsity—Sun Prairie 6-1.

Middleton sweeps

Janesville Craig High School lost to Middleton, 7-0, Tuesday.

“Middleton by far is the best team in the conference,” said Craig coach Justin Long.

Craig (2-2 Big Eight) hosts Madison Memorial today at Palmer Park.


Singles—Ian Markson (M) def. Joel Neher, 6-0, 6-0; Jon Luskin (M) def. Derek Masters, 6-2, 6-2; Bin Luskin (M) def. Sam dePoutiloff, 6-1, 6-0; Tyler Markel (M) def. Ross Sroda, 6-0, 6-1.

Doubles—Erin Schmitz-Ashwin Ramaswami (M) def. Mo McCrone-Stewart Winter, 6-0, 6-0; Joey Niesen-Charlie Cope (M) def. Zack Hardin-Cody Lipetri, 6-0, 6-1; T.J. Webber-Sam Naden (M) def. Joe Worple-Scott Catlin, 6-3, 6-0.

Junior varsity—Middleton 7, Craig 0.

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