PTHS tennis

    Pontiac was able to deal with the windy conditions at Williamson Field Courts but the Indians had trouble with Ottawa as the Pirates captured a 6-3 victory.
    Griffin Brunner tallied the lone singles point for the Indians by taking the No. 2 match 2-6, 6-1, 10-8. Ethan Finnegan and Kyle Kuerth lost in tiebreaker third sets.
    Clay Miller and Garrett Brunner scored a 1-6, 6-2, 10-5 victory at No. 2 doubles for the Tribe. Kuerth and Finnegan rolled to an 8-3 win at No. 3.
    Ian Hopkins and Gunnar Olesen teamed for an 8-1 win at No. 3 doubles in JV play.
Pontiac 8, Coal City 1
    On Monday, Pontiac swept the doubles matches to bury Coal City 8-1.
    Miller and Garrett Brunner captured a 6-2, 6-4 win at No. 2 and Finnegan and Kuerth started the week with a 6-2, 4-6, 10-8 win at No. 3. Griffin Brunner and Rocco Sartoris were 6-2, 6-1 victors at No. 1.
    Griffin Brunner scored a 7-6, 6-3 wi at No. 1 singles and Sartoris was a less-dramatic 6-2, 6-3 winner at No. 2. Miller took the No. 3 match 6-3,7-5 and Garrett Brunner was a dominant 6-1,6-0 winner at No. 5. Finnegan strolled to a 6-4, 6-3 victory at No. 6.
    In junior varsity play, Griffin Nyi went overtime to post a 9-8 win at No. 2 singles. No. 5 Chase Broerman was an 8-2 winner and Jesus Calle won 8-3 at No. 6.
    Adam Verdun and Noah Travis garnered a 9-7 win at No. 1 doubles. Hopkins and Olesen were 8-1 winners at No. 3.
St. Thomas More 5, Pontiac 4
    Pontiac was shut out in doubles play, which was the difference in a 5-4 loss to St. Thomas More over the weekend.
    The Indians scored all four of their points in taking four of six singles matches. Three of those points came on third-set wins. Griffin Brunner won 3-6, 7-6, 10-5 at No. 2. Marcus Long rallied for a 0-6, 6-2, 10-7 win at No. 4. Finnegan won 7-5, 4-6, 10-7 at No. 6. Miller was a 7-5, 6-4 winner at No. 3.
    Nyi won 8-0, Cameron Kilgore triumphed 8-3 and Verdun was an 8-5 winner for the JV Indians in singles play. Aaron Putnam and Broerman won 8-5 in doubles.