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Tennis Team Lands 2nd in Rockford Quad

By Malcolm Hall, 09/23/18, 8:00PM EDT


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The Rockford boys tennis team finished 2nd in the Rockford Quad on Saturday, Sept. 22. The Rams invited Forest Hills Central, Grand Rapids Christian, and Saint Joseph to the courts for a day of competition.

Grand Rapids Christian narrowly got by the Rams with 19 points, while the Rams tallied 17, to finish first in the quad. Ryan Blackburn and Matthew Hall won the 1st doubles flight championship for the Rams. TJ Maskell (1st singles), Will Van Eck (2nd singles), and Will Lewis (3rd singles) led the singles players with 2nd palce finishes. Also placing 2nd in their doubles flights, were Nate Boer and Caleb Werdon (2nd doubles), Claeb Keely and Zander Werdon (3rd doubles), and Arthur Ma and Jake Osborn (5th doubles).

Earlier in the week, the Rams traveled to Hudsonville to take on the Eagles. The Rams dropped their first conference match 6-3. Picking up match wins for the Rams were Will Van Eck (2nd Singles), Ryan Blackburn and Matthew Hall (1st Doubles), and Caleb Keely and Zander Werdon (3rd doubles). The Rams are now 2-1 in the OK Red Conference and look to bounce back with matches this week against West Ottawa at home on Monday, Sept. 24, and Grand Haven away on Wednesday., Sept. 26.

Photo by Jeannie Gregory

Photo by Jeannie Gregory