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Phoenix go 2-2 at Martin Luther Tourney

May 7, 2019

GREENDALE — The Luther Prep boys tennis team won a pair of matches on Friday before falling twice on Saturday at the Greendale Martin Luther Tournament.

The Phoenix swept Cudahy and edged Milwaukee St. Thomas More 4-3 on the tournament’s opening day.

No. 1 singles player Elijah Schulz won 6-3, 6-4 and Silas Steinbrenner (No. 2) won his match 6-2, 7-5 versus Cudahy.

Caleb Hengst/Elijah Schwartz won the No. 1 doubles flight 6-3, 6-4.

The Phoenix won the three doubles matches en route to topping St. Thomas More. The No. 3 doubles tandem of Zachary Neumann/Brian Friesenegger won 6-0, 6-2.

Steinbrenner rallied back to earn a three-set victory in singles.

Luther Prep (9-10) lost to host Martin Luther 4-3 and got beat by Greendale 6-1 on Saturday.

The Phoenix did win the three doubles flights versus Martin Luther, led by the No. 1 duo of Steinbrenner/Schwartz winning in straight sets.

David Pitzner/Nate Nemmers won 6-2, 6-4 against Greendale.

Luther Prep travels to play Jefferson for a Rock Valley dual today at 4:15 p.m.

FRIDAY’S MATCHES

LUTHER PREP 7, CUDAHY 0

Singles — Schulz def. Spring, 6-3, 6-4; Steinbrenner def. Hudson, 6-2, 7-5; Nemmers def. Dang, 0-6, 6-3, 10-6; Pitzner def. Zaborski, 6-2, 6-1.

Doubles — Hengst/Schwartz def. Riccio/Tairi, 6-3, 6-4; Koelpin/Guse def. Jeschke/Razon, default; Neumann/Friesenegger def. Riccio/Mercado, 6-0, 6-0.

LUTHER PREP 4, MILWAUKEE ST. THOMAS MORE 3

Singles — Schubring, STM, def. Schulz, 2-6, 6-1, 10-4; Steinbrenner, LP, def. Shoman, 1-6, 6-4, 10-5; Monaco, STM, def. Nemmers, 6-0, 6-1; Blaszczyk, STM, def. Pitzner, 6-3, 6-3.

Doubles — Hengst/Schwartz, LP, def. Carls/Paniagua, 6-4, 6-3; Koelpin/Guse, LP, def. Castellanos/Rojo, 6-3, 6-2; Neumann/Friesenegger, LP, def. McNamara/Jara, 6-0, 6-2.

SATURDAY’S MATCHES

GREENDALE MARTIN LUTHER 4, LUTHER PREP 3

Singles — Klement, GML, def. Schulz, 6-0, 6-0; Zazueta, GML, def. Schwartz, 6-3, 6-2; Kopitske, GML, def. Neumann, 6-0, 6-1; Smith, GML, def. Mittelstadt, 6-1, 6-0.

Doubles — Steinbrenner/Schwartz, LP, def. Luo/Su, 6-1, 6-4; Koeplin/Friesenegger, LP, def. Allender/Zhou, 6-1, 4-6, 10-5; Nemmers/Pitzner, LP, def. Laack/Rocha, 6-2, 6-2.

GREENDALE 6, LUTHER PREP 1

Singles — Bilan, G, def. Schulz, 6-0, 6-1; Zmic, G, def. Steinbrenner, 6-2, 6-3; Young, G, def. Koelpin, 6-1, 7-5; Hottinger, G, def. Mittelstadt, 6-0, 6-2.

Doubles — Loeffler/Richlen, G, def. Hengst/Schwartz, 6-1, 6-0; Berner/Lynch, G, def. Neumann/Friesenegger, 6-0, 6-4; Pitzner/Nemmers, LP, def. Staudacher/Hanlon, 6-2, 6-4.