TIPP CITY — Facing one team at a time, Milton-Union has been unstoppable this season.
As it turns out, the Bulldogs are just as dangerous when they get ganged up on, too.
With one individual champion the Milton-Union Bulldog tennis team claimed a victory at the Schroeder Invitational Tennis Tournament on Saturday, compiling 35 points and edging out second-place Celina, which had 33. The Tippecanoe Red Devils finished third with 30 points, Lehman was fourth with 24 and Piqua was sixth with 18.
At first singles, Milton-Union’s Matt Brumbaugh won the individual title, beating Tippecanoe’s Michael Keller 8-0 in the championship match.
At second singles, Tippecanoe’s Jacob Belcher was the runner-up, falling 8-4 to Celina’s Alex Seibel. Milton-Union’s Philip Brumbaugh was third, defeating Piqua’s Tyler Lavey 8-0.
At third singles, Tippecanoe’s Joe Keller was the champion, knocking off Milton-Union’s Mitch Gooslin 8-4. Lehman’s Thomas Covault was third, defeating St. Marys Memorial’s Florian Hau 8-5.
At first doubles, Milton-Union’s Jack and Jake Blevins were the runners-up, falling 8-3 to Celina’s Isaac Elston and Kris LeJune. Lehman’s Noah Dunna and Josh West finished third, defeating Tippecanoe’s Phillip Bullard and Michael Gross 8-3.
At second doubles, Luke Ferguson and Logan Dickison were the runners-up, falling 9-8 to Celina’s Hagen Kreigel and Joel Weitz. Piqua’s Jarod Haney and Layne Patrino were fourth, falling to Northwestern’s Brett Siemon and Tyler Diamond in the consolation final.
Milton-Union hosts Piqua today, while Lehman travels to Elida. Tippecanoe is back in action Tuesday, hosting Bellbrook.