St. Anthony Edges St. Thomas More in Tennis

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Published on May 8 2014 6:32 am
Last Updated on May 8 2014 6:32 am
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham St. Anthony hosted Champaign St. Thomas More and sent the visitors home with a 5-4 loss in tennis competition Wednesday.

The two squads split singles wins. St. Anthony's Jay Niebrugge took the No. 2 win, 6-0, 6-1 while Scott Rentfrow claimed No. 3, 6-2, 6-1. Alec Niebrugge was the No. 4 winner, 6-4, 6-1.

In doubles play, Niebrugge and Rentfrow combined at No. 1 to win in three sets, 7-6, 4-6, 6-3. Then the match went to another three-set win as Frank Jansen and A. Niebrugge combined to win 6-4, 4-6, 6-2.

The Bulldogs are now 10-1 on the season.

At St. Anthony

Singles

No. 1 -- Travis Tressler (STM) defeated Frank Jansen (SA), 6-0, 6-4

No. 2 -- Jay Niebrugge (SA) defeated Josh Stringer (STM), 6-0, 6-1

No. 3 -- Scott Rentfrow (SA) defeated Jesse Dunkle (STM), 6-2, 6-1

No. 4 -- Alec Niebrugge (SA) defeated John Boyer (STM), 6-4, 6-1

No. 5 -- Colon Kelley (STM) defeated Chris Jones (SA), 6-3, 4-6 (10-6)

No. 6 -- Chris Tate (STM) defeated Jeff Niebrugge (SA), 6-2, 6-2

Doubles

No. 1 -- Ja. Niebrugge/Rentfrow (SA) defeated Tressler-Bollman (STM), 7-6, 4-6, 6-3

No. 2 -- Stirnger-Kelley (STM) defeated Ian Harris-Luke Jansen (SA), 10-2

No. 3 -- F. Jansen-A. Niebrugge (SA) defeated Dankle-Boyer (STM), 6-4, 4-6, 6-2