Wave boys tennis wins third straight

GREENVILLE – Following an 0-2 start to the 2021 OHSAA varsity boys tennis season, Greenville now stands at 3-2 overall and 2-1 in Miami Valley League (MVL) play with the team rebounding with three consecutive wins; downing the Fairborn Aviators 4-1, the Saint Marys Raiders 4-1 and downing the Vandalia-Butler Aviators 5-0.

In the 4-1 Monday night home win over the Saint Marys, Jack Marchal defeated the Raiders Joey Vanderhorst 6-1, 6-4 at first singles, Jiahao Zhang downed Carter Schmit 6-1, 6-0 at second singles for the Wave and Mason Middlestetter defeated Rhett Chisholm 6-3, 6-2 at third singles for Greenville.

Heath Coomer and Andrew Abell won at first doubles for Greenville defeating Correy Nelson and Preston Wilson 6-0, 6-1. At second doubles, Ash Williams and Max Jordan lost to Connor Milner and Isaac Wibbeler 6-1, 6-3.

“I thought we got off to a fast start tonight at most positions,” said Greenville coach, Dennis Kiser. “We didn’t do a very good job of that against Fairborn.”

Greenville’s No. 1 singles player, Jack Marchal defeated Kristof Manni 6-0, 6-3 to kick-start the Wave’s Miami Valley League 5-0 shutout road win over the Butler Aviators.

Jiahao Zhang battled back to defeat Trent Luken 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (8) at second singles to earn the Wave win and Mason Middlestetter handily defeated George Schroerluke 6-0, 6-1 at third singles for Greenville.

Heath Coomer and Andrew Abell defeated Nolan Baker and Charlie Stiver 6-1, 6-0 at first doubles for the Wave.

Ash Williams and Max Jordan defeated William Burson and Luke Weber 7-6, 3-6, 6-1 at second doubles to earn the MVL sweep for Greenville.

The GHS JV tennis team fell to Butler 3-2. Logan Witwer and Grant Read won singles matches for the Green Wave.

Greenville first singles, Jack Marchal picks up a win over Saint Marys.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/web1_a-Jack-Marchal.jpgGreenville first singles, Jack Marchal picks up a win over Saint Marys.

Greenville’s Andrew Abell earns a win over Saint Marys at first doubles for the Wave.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/web1_Andrew-Abell-2.jpgGreenville’s Andrew Abell earns a win over Saint Marys at first doubles for the Wave.

Heath Coomer makes a return for Greenville in first doubles win over Saint Marys.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/web1_Heath-Coomer-2.jpgHeath Coomer makes a return for Greenville in first doubles win over Saint Marys.

The Wave’s Jiahao Zhang wins at second singles over Saint Marys.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/web1_Jiahao-Zhang-3.jpgThe Wave’s Jiahao Zhang wins at second singles over Saint Marys.

Mason Middlestetter earns a win over Saint Marys at third singles for Greenville.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/web1_Middlestetter.jpgMason Middlestetter earns a win over Saint Marys at third singles for Greenville.

Ash Williams and Max Jordan take on Saint Marys in second doubles for the Green Wave.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/web1_Wave-second-doubles-tennis-Ash-Williams-and-Ma-Jordan..jpgAsh Williams and Max Jordan take on Saint Marys in second doubles for the Green Wave.

The 2021 Greenville Green Wave varsity boys tennis team and Coach Dennis Kiser.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/web1_z-4.jpgThe 2021 Greenville Green Wave varsity boys tennis team and Coach Dennis Kiser. Gaylen Blosser | Darke County Media

By Gaylen Blosser

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