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Mills boys tennis rolls on...Story by Spartans coach Patrick Linton.

POSTED April 27, 2013
BY Timothy W. Gaffney
Twitter: @TimothyGaffney

Lewis Mills 5, Gilbert 0

At Gilbert

The Spartans continue an impressive season with an easy win in Winsted.

Individual Results

#1 Singles: Trevor Robinson (Mills) defeated Ian Ellsworth (Gilbert): 6-1, 6-1
Comments:  Trevor played more consistently today than in his previous match.  He seemed to be watching the ball better and moving into it, which helped him have a more consistent 1st serve percentage.


#2 Singles: Holden Robinson (Mills) defeated Luke Snyder (Gilbert): 6-0, 6-2

Comments:  Holden moved his player all round the court with drop shots, topspin, lobs, etc.  This helped Holden control the match and its tempo.

#3 Singles: Bill Bentley (Mills) defeated Kannon Cole (Gilbert): 6-0, 6-0

Comments:  Another solid service day for Bill, who also hit some great forehand winners.  Bill yet again overpowered his opponent with those two strokes.

#1 Doubles: Sinclair Bush and Jake Perfetto (Mills) defeated Nick Kulinski and Austin Stoeke (Gilbert): 6-0, 6-1


#2 Doubles: Jeff Molgano and Eric Jameson  (Mills) defeated  Tim Kurlick and Tyler Zani (Gilbert): 6-1, 6-0


Comments:  I made a change at the Mills doubles line-up, which seemed to create a deeper line-up from the previous one.  Both doubles team seemed to have better chemistry and were returning/hitting the ball a lot more effectively and aggressively.  This allowed both teams to play more points at the net, which turned into winners.  Hopefully, this continues with the line-up shift and helps both doubles teams earn more victories down the stretch.

This puts us at 8-0 for the season. Next up is a match against Litchfield, home, on Friday, 4/29.


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