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Xavier boys net 1A state title

WEST DES MOINES - The Xavier Saints captured the first boys state tennis title in school history Tuesday with an impressive performance at the Class 1A championships in West Des Moines.

The Saints whipped Pella, 5-2, in the semifinals and blanked LeMars, 5-0, in the championship round.

Jon Lansing, Alex Hinrichs and Charlie Esker won both of their singles matches for Xavier. Blake Magill won his singles match in the semifinals against Pella, while Calvin Ford and Ryan Jasper took their singles matches in the finals against LeMars.

Lansing and Esker, who won the Class 1A state doubles title in Waterloo on Saturday, won their doubles match in the semifinals  against Pella for the fifth and deciding point in that meet.

The Saints won five singles matches in straight sets against LeMars  and clinched the title without having to play any doubles matches.

CLASS 2A SEMIFINAL
XAVIER 5, PELLA 2
Singles

Jon Lansing (CRX) def. Jordan Roozeboom, 6-1, 6-1
Alex Hinrichs (CRX) def. Ani Tangellapalli. 6-1, 6-2
Charlie Esker (CRX) def. Michael Reed, 7-6, 6-2
Blake Magill (CRX) def. Reid Leidigh, 6-2, 1-6, 6-3
Benjamin Lauritsen (P) def. Calvin Ford, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3
Colton Edwards (P) def. Ryan Jasper, 6-1, 6-2

Doubles

Lansing/Esker (CRX) def. Roozeboom/Tangellapalli, 6-0, 6-2.

CLASS 2A FINAL
XAVIER 5, LEMARS 0

Lansing (CRX) def. Jake Malik, 6-3, 6-3
Hinrichs (CRX) def. Kyle Marek, 6-2, 6-3
Esker (CRX) def. Jake Thompson, 6-3, 6-2
Ford (CRX) def. Jeff Ahlerts, 6-2, 6-3
Jasper (CRX) def. Seth Oetken, 6-4, 6-4

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 31 May 2017 05:59 )  

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