Glenbrook North rolls past Evanston in boys tennis

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Glenbrook North 6, Evanston 1

THE SKINNY

The Glenbrook North boys tennis team cruised to a CSL crossover victory over Evanstonon Tuesdayafternoon, beating the Wildkits in all but one match in Evanston.

TURNING POINT

The Spartans had easy victories in all three singles matches. Junior Will Sauser beat senior Dan Kipnis 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, freshman Mark Wu beat sophomore David Wolff 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 singles and junior Shyun Jung beat sophomore Duncan Merchan 6-1, 6-1.

THE STARS

The Wildkits are strongest in doubles this season, and Evanston seniors Alex Velasco and Ben Garfin playedNo. 1 doubles against the Spartans. However, they were no match for Glenbrook North juniors Miguel Perez and David Zakhodin. The Spartanstook command of thematchfrom the outset and went on to win 6-0, 6-2.

BY THE NUMBERS

Evanston juniors Conrad Gardon and Austin Klopfer beat senior Nate Sigman and junior Brandon Koretz 6-3, 7-5 at No. 3 doubles for the Wildkits’ lone win.

QUOTABLE

“I think this is probably the deepest the team has been in a long time. I know we won state in ’06, and that was the time we obviously had the deepest team. But since then, especially since as long as I’ve been on this team, it’s been the deepest team we’ve had.” —Sauser, who’s been the Spartans’ No. 1 singles player since he was a freshman

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