Glenbrook North rolls past Evanston in boys tennis

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Glenbrook North 6, Evanston 1


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


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


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. 


“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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