Rivalry Week Win For Turpin Men’s Tennis

First Singles Grant Wendel prepares to hit a backhand in his match against Anderson.

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.

ECC matches versus Kings, Glen Este, and Walnut are slated for the week of April 24.

Versus Anderson, the first two points were taken as Junior Ethan Caruso won at Second Singles, 6-0, 6-1, over M. Feagins, and Senior Will Muscatello won at Third Singles, 6-0, 6-0, over A. Feagins. Junior First Singles Grant Wendel secured the win for the Spartans with a win over Redskins Junior Will Sultan, 6-4, 6-2.

Spartan First Doubles teammates Senior Michael Borger and Sophomore Patrick Wantz lost, 6-2, 6-3, to Loepke and Hugenberg. The Turpin Second Doubles duo of Junior Jake Kovach and Freshman McCoy Reynolds dropped a close match, 6-3, 6-3, to Ray and Hoffman.

The Junior Varsity Team led by Coach Matthew Chaney also registered a win over the JV Redskins, 4-1. Winning for the Spartans were Sophomore David Thomas (Ct 1), 6-1, 6-2, Freshman Preston Rhodes (Ct 2), 6-2, 6-3, Freshmen Cody Seeman and Zach Zellner (Doubles Ct 2), 6-0, 6-0, and Sophomores Sam Hammelrath and Reed Owens, 6-1, 6-2. Sophomore Hayden Browne lost a close match on Court 3, 6-3, 6-1.

Follow Coach Kate Rodgers’ squad on Twitter: @TurpinMTennis

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Michael Borger
Michael Borger
Ethan Caruso
Ethan Caruso
Jane Kavach
Jane Kavach
Reynolds McCoy
Reynolds McCoy
Will Muscatello
Will Muscatello
Colin Richardson
Colin Richardson
Jack Speelman
Jack Speelman
Patrick Wantz
Patrick Wantz
Grant Wendel
Grant Wendel
Hayden Brownie
Hayden Brownie
Logan Chavez
Logan Chavez
Sam Hammelrath
Sam Hammelrath
Grant Loewenstine
Grant Loewenstine
Reed Owens
Reed Owens
Preston Rhodes
Preston Rhodes
Cody Seeman
Cody Seeman
Max Speelman
Max Speelman
David Thomas
David Thomas
Zachary Zellner
Zachary Zellner

Coach Katelyn Rodgers

Kate is a Social Studies Teacher at Turpin High School. She attended Ohio Dominican University for her BA in Secondary Education and played for the University's tennis team. She returned to Ohio Dominican as the assistant coach for the men's and women's tennis teams and earned her Masters degree in Education in Curriculum and Instruction.

Boys Tennis Roster

Varsity
Will Muscatello 12
Michael Borger 12
Grant Wendel 11
Ethan Caruso 11
Jake Kovach 11
Colin Richardson 11
Jack Speelman 11
Patrick Wantz 10
McCoy Reynolds 9
   
JV  
David Thomas 10
Logan Chavez 10
Hayden Browne 10
Sam Hammelrath 10
Reed Owens 10
Grant Loewenstine 10
Preston Rhodes 9
Zach Zellner 9
Cody Seeman 9