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WAUSAU – Stevens Point had two singles and two doubles champions to capture the team title at the 2021 Wisconsin Valley Conference Boys Tennis Tournament on Thursday at Wausau East High School.

Stevens Point finished with 35 points to finish off the overall WVC championship after going 5-0 in the dual meet season. The title ends a string of three-straight from Marshfield and is Stevens Point’s first since winning four in a row from 2012-15.

Noah Hlavac at No. 1 singles, Anthony Eiden at No. 4 singles, the No. 1 doubles team of Luke Hinchcliffe and Colton Thielman, and the No. 3 doubles team of Aaron Polum and Sam Kulick won titles for SPASH.

Marshfield’s No. 2 doubles team of Payton Smith and Kennan Chojnacki won the conference title with a 6-4, 6-3, win over Finn Borgnes and Nicholas Cywinski of Stevens Point.

Marshfield also had three runner-up finishes from Sam Roherty at No. 2 singles, Brian Fay at No. 4 singles and the No. 1 doubles team of Josh Grissman and Justin Rachu.

Ryan Paulman (No. 1 singles), Dillon Scheuer (No. 3 singles), and the No. 3 doubles team of Ian Sennholz and Corbin Krueger all finished third for the Tigers, who were second in the team standings with 27 points, and in the overall standings.

2021 Wisconsin Valley Conference Boys Tennis Tournament

Team scores: 1. Stevens Point 35; 2. Marshfield 27; 3. D.C. Everest 23; 4. Wausau East 13; 5. Wausau West 9; 6. Wisconsin Rapids 5.

Overall team standings: 1. Stevens Point 97; 2. Marshfield 77; 3. D.C. Everest 57; 4. Wausau East 37; 5. Wausau West 35; 6. Wisconsin Rapids 15.

Individual Results

No. 1 singles

Championship: Noah Hlavac (SP) def. John Belton (DC) 6-3, 6-3.

Third place: Ryan Paulman (MAR) de. Nathan Hartman (WW) 6-2, 6-0.

Fifth place: Brett Kohl (WE) def. Casey Christensen (WR) 6-1, 6-0.

No. 2 singles

Championship: Lucas Allen (DC) def. Sam Roherty (MAR) 4-6, 7-6 (1), 10-3.

Third place: Matt Davis (SP) def. Isaac Harding (WE) 6-1, 6-0.

Fifth place: Luke Vandenberg (WW) def. Elliott Schultz (WR) 7-6 (3), 6-3.

No. 3 singles

Championship: Colin Belton (DC) def. Mason DeBot (SP) 6-2, 6-4.

Third place: Dillon Scheuer (MAR) def. Jack Wooldridge (WW) 6-0, 6-4.

Fifth place: Jonathan Penyak (WR) def. Jude Lawler (WE) 6-0, 7-6 (8-6), 10-5.

No. 4 singles

Championship: Anthony Eiden (SP) def. Brian Fay (MAR) 6-1, 6-2.

Third place: Aaron Pozorski (DC) def. Carter Swen (WR) 6-0, 7-5 (3).

Fifth place: Breton Wayde (WW) def. Diego Knight (WE) 7-6 (0), 6-2.

No. 1 doubles

Championship: Luke Hinchcliffe-Colton Thielman (SP) def. Josh Grissman-Justin Rachu (MAR) 6-0, 6-1.

Third place: Lucky Bhandari-Di Thao (WE) def. Joey Bohman-Eric Huglen (WR) 6-2, 7-6 (5).

Fifth place: Gabe Clausing-Robby Alston (DC) def. Evan Scheidler-Axel Mahler (WW) 6-2, 6-1.

No. 2 doubles

Championship: Payton Smith-Kennan Chojnacki (MAR) def. Finn Borgnes-Nicholas Cywinski (SP) 6-4, 6-3.

Third place: David Bautsch-Henry Stifler (WE) def. Jacob Lorge-Jonah Vesper (DC) 6-1, 6-0.

Fifth place: Caden Cooper-Ethan Steinbach (WW) def. James Baldwin-Ryan Pidgeo (WR) 6-2, 6-0.

No. 3 doubles

Championship: Aaron Polum-Sam Kulick (SP) def. Parker Seils-Jacob Schneider (WE) 7-5, 6-2.

Third place: Ian Sennholz-Corbin Krueger (MAR) def. Will Kronzer-Josh Rebeck (WW) 6-1, 6-1.

Fifth place: Cooper Engen-Ben Winkels (DC) def. Beau Crawford-Michael Tra (WR) 6-3, 6-2.