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Fremont Tigers Boys Tennis Team Finishes Season At State Tournament

Boys Fremont Tiger Tennis Logo Fremont Tigers Boys Tennis Team Finishes Season At State TournamentThe tennis season has ended for the Fremont High School Boys Tennis Team. The last tournament was the State Tournament held Thursday, October 15, 2009, at the Koch Family Tennis Center in Omaha. It was a tough tournament for the Tigers, but both doubles teams had a win.

Juniors Brady Zoucha and Alex Hamilton won their first match at No. 1 Doubles. The first set was close and went to a tie-break which they won 7-4. The 2nd set went much better for Brady and Alex and they closed out the match 7-6(4), 6-2. They lost their 2nd match 1-6, 1-6.

Senior George Hartmann and sophomore Torrey Escamilla won their first match easily at 6-0, 6-1, then were defeated 1-6, 2-5.

For more of the High School results throughout the season, go to the FHS tab at the top or on the right.

Coach Justin Bigsby said he was pleased with the Tiger’s performance this season. They will have most of their players back next season. We wish them good luck.

Tournament Results:
In singles play:

  • No. 1 – Jimmy Young lost 6-0, 6-1 to Ryan Fehr of Columbus.
  • No. 2 – Mac Richards lost 6-0, 6-0 to Kyle Jaggers of Lincoln Southeast.

In doubles play:

  • No. 1 – Brady Zoucha and Alex Hamilton
    • won 7-6(4), 6-2 over Eric Busskohl and Cody Schantz of Norfolk.
    • lost 6-1, 6-1 to Aaron Placzek and Ke Arkfeld of Omaha Westside.
  • No. 2 – George Hartmann and Torrey Escamilla
    • won 6-0, 6-1 over Chase White and Zach Spence of Lincoln High.
    • lost 6-1, 7-5 to Max Cuppens and Matt Strasburger of Lincoln Southeast.

NTA Hall Of Fame And Awards Banquet – November 1

announcement NTA Hall Of Fame And Awards Banquet   November 1The 29th Annual Nebraska Tennis Association Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet is scheduled in Lincoln, NE on November 1st at Beacon Hills, 5:00 p.m.

Wayne Bryan, father of the Bryan brothers, will be the keynote speaker. He will be hosting various tennis clinics throughout the day. Curt Smith and Jane Hines will be the 2009 inductees to the NTA Hall of Fame.

Plan to attend. Rumors are that the Fremont Tennis Association will be receiving two awards!

Beacon Hills is located at 5353 No. 27th St, connected to the Country Inn & Suites on the 27th St. exit, which is about two miles south of I-80.

Fremont High Tennis Team Places 4th at HAC Tourney

Boys Fremont Tiger Tennis Logo Fremont High Tennis Team Places 4th at HAC TourneyThe Fremont High School boys tennis team finished 4th at the Heartland Athletic Conference Tournament on Friday, October 2, 2009 in Lincoln.

Lincoln Southeast won the meet, Lincoln East finished 2nd, Lincoln Southwest finished 3rd, with Fremont coming in 4th. Picking up wins for the Fremont Tigers were Jimmy Young at No 1 Singles, Mac Richards at No. 2 Singles, Alex Hamilton/Brady Zoucha at No. 1 Doubles, and George Hartman/Torrey Escamilla at No. 2 Doubles. Coach Justin Bigsby was quoted in the Fremont Tribune, “Fourth place is a great finish for us in this conference this year. We were hoping to stay in the middle of the pack, considering the seeds we earned, and especially considering that we lost (No. 1 singles player) Luke Samuelson for the tournament on Friday.”

In singles play:

  • No. 1 – Jimmy Young lost 2-6, 3-6, won 8-3, then lost 2-8.
  • No. 2 – Mac Richards lost 0-6, 0-6, lost 0-8, then won 8-4.

In doubles play:

  • No. 1 – Alex Hamilton/Brady Zoucha won 7-5, 4-6, 6-4, lost 0-6, 2-6, and lost 2-8.
  • No. 2 – George Hartmann/Torrey Escamilla won 3-6, 6-2, 6-3, lost 4-6, 1-6, and lost 3-8.

Congratulations on a good showing!

For more High School results, go to FHS under FTA Information on the right.