The Varsity Spartans of Turpin Men’s Tennis (@TurpinMTennis) added a fourth consecutive ECC Championship to their collective resume. Coach Kate Rodgers’ squad added a first-place finish in the league tournament on Tuesday to an undefeated regular season league record, to complete the four-peat.
The Spartans (9-4 ECC, 12-11) extended their win streak to six with a solid come from behind 9-3 victory over Anderson. Before the game, Anderson extended an incredible gesture on their senior day by recognizing Turpin’s seniors with flowers and a small gift. What was even more special about the gesture is Anderson did not even have a single senior.
The Varsity Spartans of Turpin Men’s Tennis (@TurpinMTennis) topped four conference rivals this week in dual matches, completing the ECC regular season undefeated. Finishing 6-0 in the ECC, the Spartans beat Kings, Glen Este, and Walnut Hills to start the week, and completed the sweep with a win against Loveland on Friday.
Turpin’s three seniors J.W. Naughton, Drew Sesler and Marc Gendreau celebrated Senior Day with an 11-1 victory over Withrow. Naughton, Sesler and Jake Silverstein collected two hits apiece to spark the Spartan offense. Christian Curry got the start and the win with relief help from Noah Wagner.
The Spartans got several clutch performances late to come back from a 3-0 deficit to surprise the Tigers 4-3 on Thursday. Turpin got six innings of solid pitching from Drew Sesler, great defense from center fielder Jake Silverstein, and two hits each from Justin Silverstein, Ryan Lambert and Will Blamer. Lambert was credited with the win and Matt Millikin provided the two-out game winning hit in the bottom of the seventh.
The Boys Lacrosse team had a challenging week that yielded a 1-2 record. They lost a hard fought battle in the 4th quarter vs. Loveland - a team that beat them last season 18-1. They lost another 1-goal nail-biter to Anderson by a score of 9-10. Even though they suffered two setbacks, the team continues to grow.
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.