The Valparaiso High School Boys Tennis Team defeated Culver 4-1 at the Culver Military Semi-State Tennis Championship this on Saturday October 6. This brings the boys’ record to 17-2.
In the singles match Valpo swept Culver in all three matches. The first match going to Ben Kalisch (Valpo 6-2, 6-2), the second match to Marty Pochop (Valpo 6-2, 6-2), and the third to Eric Cender (Valpo 7-5, 3-6, 7-6, [9-7]).
In the doubles matches, there was one win per school. In the first game Jared Folke and Peter Williams (Valpo) fell to Culver (0-6, 4-6), but the second match was taken by Domi Szabo and Pall Baggett (Valpo 6-4, 4-6, 6-3).
Valparaiso advances to State which then meets on Friday october 12 at 2pm (Central) against Bloomington South. We wish you the very best of luck, boys!
Comments from Coach Matt Evans: "SEMI-STATE Champions! 4-1 over Culver. Great job boys. These kids expect to win every match. On to STATE.
Here are some video links for everyone's enjoyment. First one is 2 doubles with the clinching victory. The other is EC at 3 singles with the final point. Watch as the boys storm the court.