Whitnall's Dundas surges to WC singles crown
Falcons claim fourth in conference tournament
Andrew Dundas of Whitnall capped a strong Woodland Conference tennis season by claiming the first singles title Saturday in Greendale.
Dundas came into the Woodland Tournament with the second seed behind Tim Perry of Shorewood.
He had a first-round bye, then won his first match 6-1, 6-1 and downed Greendale's Brad Guendel 6-4, 6-4 to advance to the final.
He then topped Perry 7-6, 6-4 to avenge his only conference loss of the season and capture the title.
Teammate Noah Stemper finished second at third singles. He carried the top seed and won two matches before falling to Joe Grabowski of Greendale, the third seed, by a 6-0, 7-5 count in the final.
Josh Damro and Mike Langenohl of Whitnall came in third at third doubles, topping a team from New Berlin Eisenhower 6-4, 7-6 in the third-place match.
First singles player Kerby Vargas of Greenfield also placed third, topping Guendel of Greendale 6-0, 6-3 in the third-place match.
Taking fourth for Whitnall were Shane Murphy at second singles, Matt Pook at fourth singles and the first doubles group of Chris Kelnhofer and Nate Schaefer.
Greenfield's Siraj Shakir came in sixth at third singles.
Whitnall tallied 32 points for fourth place, just one point behind Shorewood for third place. Greendale won the meet with 47 points.
The Hustlin' Hawks finished seventh with 13 points.
The Falcons also won a makeup dual over Cudahy 7-0 May 13 as Stemper won at first singles. Greenfield lost to Wauwatosa West 5-2 May 15 despite a 6-0, 6-0 victory by Vargas at first singles.
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