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Prep Roundup: Grand Haven tennis falls to Rockford

Tribune Staff • Updated Sep 1, 2016 at 12:37 AM

The Grand Haven boys tennis team took its first loss of the season on Wednesday to rival Rockford, 5-3.

The Bucs were solid at the top of the singles lineup with Noah Bachmann, Spencer Sortman and Riley Wilton winning at No. 1, 2 and 3 singles, respectively. The Rams were able to better the Bucs at all four doubles matches and at No. 4 singles.

Spencer Sortman was particularly sharp at No. 2 singles, cruising to a 6-1, 6-0 victory. Bachmann won a hard-hitting match at No. 1 singles, while Wilton toughed out a three-set win with lots of pressure points at No. 3 singles. Bachmann, Sortman and Wilton all ran their records to 10-1 individually on the season.

The Bucs head to Traverse City Friday to play in a tournament at Traverse City Central High School. They return to conference action next Wednesday with a home match against Caledonia.

SL boys tennis routs Calvin Christian

The Spring Lake boys tennis team swept all eight matches over Grandville Calvin Christian to record an 8-0 win on Wednesday.

At No. 1 singles, Collin Layson overcame a 5-3 deficit in the first set to win the match, 7-5 and 6-1, while Jack VanWingen added a comeback win at No. 2 singles for a 7-5, 6-1 win.

Also recording wins for the Lakers were: Garrett Henning at No. 3 singles (7-6, 6-4); Charlie Slajus at No. 4 singles (6-1, 6-2); the No. 1 doubles team of Brandon Pratt and Jake Kugler (6-1, 6-1); the No. 2 doubles team of Rylan Peets and David Rumptz (6-0, 6-0); the No. 3 doubles team of Ryan Bovid and Joseph Van Linn (7-6, 7-6) and the No. 4 doubles team of Eduard Lidke and Logan Briegel (6-4, 6-2).

Fruitport volleyball finishes 1-1

The Fruitport volleyball team won three of four sets to record a 3-1 win over Reeths-Puffer (25-15, 19-25, 27-25, 28-26), but fell to Mona Shores, 3-0 (19-25, 19-25, 15-25) on Wednesday.

Kylie Oberlin recorded 15 kills to lead the Trojans (6-7), while Kailey Carmean added 73 assists and 26 digs, while Katie Veihl added three blocks and Kelsey Schultz added 41 digs.

GH golf finishes fourth

The Grand Haven girls golf team finished fourth at the East Kentwood Invitational on Monday with a score of 200.

Bekah Schrader finished third overall with a 43 to lead the Bucs, while Ashley Vorac added a 48, Calista Rockwell carded a 54 and Ally Kingma added a 55.

“The girls seemed to struggle a bit with the fast greens, but really I felt some of them were not in it mentally,” said Grand Haven coach Roger Glass. “Bekah continues to play solidly and Calista shot well for her first varsity match. We have a week off to practice and work on our consistency and staying focused. Hopefully we can get back to the scores we shot last week.”

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