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Buffington, Westlake dominate on the court again

The 2012 season was definitely one to remember for the Westlake boys tennis team. And it definitely was a spring Colton Buffington will never forget. Buffington, the team’s number one singles players, led the Demons to their fourth straight Southwestern Conference team championship. To top that off, he made his fourth trip to the OHSAA state championships in Columbus and came away...    (5635 reads)

River tennis program claims another WSC crown

In the seven years the West Shore Conference has existed, Rocky River has been top dog in boys tennis. Nothing changed this spring. The Pirates won their sixth championship by going undefeated in the regular season matches and winning the WSC Tournament championship. In the tournament, River won two championships and reached the finals in all five events to score 32 team points to get past Vermilion’s 26. Bay, which won the...    (6394 reads)

State Tennis: Golick leads contingent to Columbus

And then there were six. Six girls from the Westshore area have advanced to the 2011 OHSAA Girls State Tennis Tournament in Columbus this weekend. Leading the field is Westlake’s three-time state qualifier Lauren Golick, who last week won the Oberlin Division I district championship at Oberlin College. Also advancing to state in the singles competition is Magnificat’s Emily Witt. The sophomore is making...    (5432 reads)

Depth, versatility power state ranked Blue Streaks

At the beginning of the season, Magnificat tennis head coach Chris Johnson felt his team’s overall depth would go a long way in determining its success. Has it ever. Coming into Thursday’s big home match with Westlake, the Blue Streaks are 12-2 and ranked fifth in Division I in the Ohio Tennis Coaches Association poll. Last week, the Blue Streaks rolled...    (5181 reads)

State ranked Demons dominate in SWC three peat

Total domination. Those are the only words that can describe Westlake’s run in the 2011 Southwestern Conference Tennis Tournament Saturday in Medina. Oh wait. There are two more words: Three peat. The state-ranked Demons, ranked third in Division I in the first Ohio Tennis Coaches Association poll Tuesday, got out the brooms and swept the rest of the field away...    (5008 reads)

Westlake tennis squad ready, seeks SWC 3-peat

Before the season started, the Westlake tennis team set a number of goals. One of them was to win a third straight Southwestern Conference championship. The time to reach that goal has arrived. Saturday, the Demons will head south with their 8-1 record to participate in the annual SWC Tournament in Medina. They tuned up for the big day with a 5-0 league win over Brecksville...    (4579 reads)

Tennis: Demons battle past Blazers; Streaks roll

The Westlake tennis team has a marathon-like slate of matches this week, playing four in four days. So far, so good. The Demons remained undefeated in regular season matches Tuesday with a 3-2 win over visiting Hathaway Brown at the Westlake Recreation Center courts. On Monday, they breezed through their Southwestern Conference home matchup with Berea...    (4118 reads)

Pirate netters look to build for season ahead

Running and hosting an all-day tennis tournament is one thing. Guiding your inexperienced team through the gauntlet that is the Rocky River Invitational is another. Playing against some of the toughest competition it’ll face this season, the Rocky River tennis team managed to come away with some performances to build on, according to head coach Ben Purdy.    (3793 reads)

Magnificat's depth pays off at River Invitational

Before the season began, Magnificat head coach Chris Johnson felt his lineup would be solid from top to bottom. The Blue Streaks’ performance at Friday’s Rocky River Tennis Invitational tennis tournament proved it. Magnificat won both doubles championships and got a third-place finish by first singles player Emily Witt to tie defending champion Westlake for second place in the eight-team event.    (4155 reads)

Westlake singles players dominate at River Invite

Dominating. That one word summed up the performances of the Westlake singles players Friday as Lauren Golick, Michelle Djohan and Julia Dunbar won their respective singles championships at the Rocky River Tennis Invitational. On a hot, sunny day at Tri City Park, the Demon netters won nine matches in straight sets to give Westlake a singles bracket sweep.    (3577 reads)

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