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The Varsity Spartans of Turpin Men’s Tennis (@TurpinMTennis) topped their cross-district rivals, the Anderson Redskins, 3-2, on April 18th to remain unbeaten in Eastern Cincinnati Conference play. All three singles matches were won by the Spartans to secure the team win.
After losing three straight nail biters to Milford (7-6), Sycamore (3-1) and again to Milford (4-3), the Spartans broke out in a big way over Kings at Spartan Stadium on Friday, April 21. After falling behind 4-1 in the fourth inning, Turpin erupted for five runs in the bottom of the fourth inning and five more in the fifth inning to defeat Kings 11-5.
Coming off a 20-0 rout of Winton Woods on Wednesday, the boys hosted a talented Bellbrook Golden Eagles team on April 22. The boys dug a 1-0 hole, but Nate Hooper equalized the game 2 offensive possessions later. After that, Hooper connected with Eric Bohenek to put the Spartans ahead.
Spartans pitchers Jake Silverstein, Ryan Lambert and Noah Wagner combined to limit the Eagles to just four hits while striking out eight in a hard fought 3-2 win at Walnut Hills. Marc Gendreau, Justin Silverstein and Will Blamer had two hits apiece to lead the Turpin offense.
Davis Dwyer (W, 2-0) pitched a complete game five hitter versus Glen Este. After falling behind 2-0, the Spartans stormed back with three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning.
After yielding a lead-off home run to Walnut Hills, Drew Sesler held the Eagles scoreless on only one more hit with four strikeouts at Spartan Stadium. Turpin’s two runs in the bottom of the fifth inning proved to be the difference in a 2-1 pitcher’s duel.
After a 10-0 regular season, Turpin moves to take on Harrison in the first round of the playoffs. The game will take place at Spartan Stadium-- presale tickets are available in the athletic office. Go Spartans!
Watch the football, cheerleading and cross country seniors take their final bow with their parents.
Caitlin Fisher at the State Tennis Championships
Story on Turpin student manager Robert Hunt