Haslett Vikings close regular season with win over East Lansing
The top ten ranked Haslett boys tennis team finished the 2017 regular season with a 6-2 victory over East Lansing. The Vikings swept the singles flights and won at 3 and 4 doubles. With the regional championship on the horizon Thursday, the team needed a strong finish to prepare for the post season.
Senior Nathan Choi once again led the way with a solid victory over Willliam Lau of East Lansing. Alex Stanulis, Henry Zayko, and Ethan Fajardo also won their matches. Sam Zayko and Luke Bollman at 1 doubles and Matt Bidigare and Bruno Takahashi at 2 doubles both lost close matches. Jae Han and Logan Mowid at 3 doubles and Nolan Kelley and Nate Stewart at 4 doubles won to secure the victory for the Vikings.
Next up for the Vikings is the Division 3 Regional Championship at Haslett High School Thursday Oct. 12. Ten teams will compete for the title including 3 top ten ranked teams with Parma Western, Williamston, and Haslett all playing, making it one of the strongest regionals in the state. The Vikings need to finish in the top 2 or score 18 points to reach the state tournament next weekend in Holland.
HASLETT HIGH SCHOOL 6, EAST LANSING HIGH SCHOOL 2
No. 1 Nathan Choi, HASLETT HIGH SCHOOL, def. William Lau, 6-2, 6-1; No. 2 Alex Stanulis, HASLETT HIGH SCHOOL, def. Garrison Messenger, 6-3, 6-4; No. 3 Henry Zayko, HASLETT HIGH SCHOOL, def. Ibrahim Elsadeki, 6-0, 6-0; No. 4 Ethan Fajardo, HASLETT HIGH SCHOOL, def. Noam Drews, 6-1, 6-0
No. 1 Casey Ring-Jack Belloli, EAST LANSING HIGH SCHOOL, def. Sam Zayko-Luke Bollman, 6-4, 6-4; No. 2 Drew Wilk-Thomas Adelman, EAST LANSING HIGH SCHOOL, def. Matt Bidigare-Bruno Takahashi, 7-6 (5), 6-3, 10-5; No. 3 Jae Han-Logan Mowid, HASLETT HIGH SCHOOL, def. Joe Robowksi-Charlie Wilk, 7-6 (5), 6-1; No. 4 Nate Stewart-Nolan Kelly, HASLETT HIGH SCHOOL, def. Devante Bloker-Tommy Paris, 6-3, 6-0