The Lake Forest Scouts Boys Tennis Conference Championships were held this Saturday at West Campus in Lake Forest. The Scouts advanced all of their competing athletes to the championship round of the tournament. There, every player and doubles team was matched with an opponent from conference rival Stevenson, who also boasts one of the better tennis teams in the state.
#1 Singles player Will Zordani lost his championship match (3-6, 3-6) while #2 singles player Olesyi Vyshyvanyuk also lost (3-6, 1-6). #3 singles player Ricardo Falleti lost (2-6, 1-6).
The #1 doubles team of Jack Armstong and Connor Polender cruised to a (6-2, 6-1) victory to earn the NSC title over Stevenson. In other doubles matches, the #2 doubles team of Daniel Beedle and Yusef Alsikafi won their match (6-1, 6-1), while the #3 doubles team of Sam Warren and Jack Pasquella fell in a 3-set match (4-6, 6-1, 4-6). The #4 doubles team of Erik Ludeking and Daniel Mcevoy lost (4-6, 4-6) to round out the day for the Scouts.
The Scouts finished 2nd in the league as a team behind Stevenson. Sectionals will be next for the Scouts as they look to qualify players for the IHSA State Tournament on the weekend of May 25th at Hersey High School in Arlington Heights.