Wauseon tennis falls


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Wauseon’s Conner Hicks returns a ball in his match with Port Clinton’s Andrew Fillmore on Wednesday. Hicks won his match 6-0, 6-2, but the Indians were defeated by the Redskins 3-2.


Max Householder | Fulton County Expositor

Derek Zimmerman serves one up in first singles last week against Port Clinton. He won his match 6-0, 6-2.


Max Householder | Fulton County Expositor

Aaron Spieles with a forehand shot in first doubles against Tristan Auxter and Deca Colston of Port Clinton. Spieles and teammate Tristan Uribes were defeated in first doubles.


Max Householder | Fulton County Expositor

The Wauseon boys tennis team dropped a pair of 3-2 decisions last week to Port Clinton and Norwalk.

In a home match with Port Clinton on Wednesday, the Indians grabbed wins in first and second singles, but dropped third singles and both doubles matches to fall.

Conner Hicks won first singles for Wauseon as he defeated Port Clinton’s Andrew Fillmore in straight sets 6-0, 6-2. Also, Derek Zimmerman added a victory by identical scores in second singles.

In third singles, Wauseon’s Evan Kost fell to Jacob Koch of Port Clinton in three sets, 4-6, 6-0, 6-1.

The Indians then got a win from Aaron Spieles and Tristan Uribes over Tristan Auxter and Deca Colston in first doubles. However, Port Clinton’s Ashton Barton and Steven Kost defeated Taylor Wilcoxon and Brady Blaylock 6-4, 6-2 in second doubles to put the Redskins over the hump.

On the road at Norwalk on Thursday, Wauseon got off to a rough start as Hicks was swept by Andrew Horner 6-1, 6-1 in first singles. But, Zimmerman followed with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Norwalk’s Joey Thomas in second singles, and Kost swept Evan Hohman 6-1, 6-1.

However, the Indians were swept in doubles to give the Truckers the win.

Wauseon responded with a 3-2 win at Ada on Friday.

Following a home match at Bluffton Monday, Wauseon is at Bryan Tuesday and hosts Napoleon on Thursday.

Wauseon’s Conner Hicks returns a ball in his match with Port Clinton’s Andrew Fillmore on Wednesday. Hicks won his match 6-0, 6-2, but the Indians were defeated by the Redskins 3-2.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2016/05/web1_Hicks-hit.jpgWauseon’s Conner Hicks returns a ball in his match with Port Clinton’s Andrew Fillmore on Wednesday. Hicks won his match 6-0, 6-2, but the Indians were defeated by the Redskins 3-2. Max Householder | Fulton County Expositor

Derek Zimmerman serves one up in first singles last week against Port Clinton. He won his match 6-0, 6-2.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2016/05/web1_Zimmerman-serving.jpgDerek Zimmerman serves one up in first singles last week against Port Clinton. He won his match 6-0, 6-2. Max Householder | Fulton County Expositor

Aaron Spieles with a forehand shot in first doubles against Tristan Auxter and Deca Colston of Port Clinton. Spieles and teammate Tristan Uribes were defeated in first doubles.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2016/05/web1_Spieles-forehand.jpgAaron Spieles with a forehand shot in first doubles against Tristan Auxter and Deca Colston of Port Clinton. Spieles and teammate Tristan Uribes were defeated in first doubles. Max Householder | Fulton County Expositor

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