Viking Tennis Wins Two of Three Over Weekend

By: Tim Moran Last Updated: September 29, 2014

vhs-tennis-2014-action-4The Valparaiso High School boys tennis team won two of three matches over the weekend.

The Vikings began on Friday with a 5-0 loss to Fort Wayne Canterbury. The No. 1 doubles team of Andj Lehnen and Alex Yiankes won their second set against Canterbury's Ankur Lal and Ben Parry-Lemon, but it was Lal and Perry-Lemon taking it 6-3, 4-6, 6-2.

On Saturday, the Vikings responded with two wins against schools from Lafayette. Both doubles teams Lehnen and Yiankes (No. 1) and juan Gil and Caleb Owens (No. 2) propelled Valparaiso to a 3-2 win over Jefferson as Eric Yiankes picked up a win at No. 3 singles.

In the second match, the Vikings defeated Harrison, 3-2 behind singles wins from Derek Wapel (No. 1) and Eric Yiankes (No. 3). gil and Ownes added a 1-6, 6-2, 6-4 win at No. 2 doubles for Valparaiso.