EHS Wins Apollo Conference Tournament Title

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Published on May 19 2014 9:46 am
Last Updated on May 19 2014 9:47 am
Written by Millie Lange

Members of the Effingham High School Apollo Conference Tournament champions are, left to right, Jared Minor, Parth Maheshwari, Aaron Meyers, Wyatt Wohltman, Jason Wohltman and Isaac Foreman.

MOUNT ZION -- The Effingham High School tennis team are Apollo Conference champions after winning the tournament held Friday and Saturday at Mount Zion.

The Hearts won with 27 points followed by Mattoon 18.5, Mount Zion 14, Charleston 12, Paris 6.5 and Salem 6.

The doubles team of Isaac Foreman and Jason Wohltman took their championship.  They defeated a pair from Matoton 6-0, 6-0 then won over a Mount Zion duo 6-0, 6-4. In the title match, they defeated their own teammates, Jared Minor and Parth Maheshwari, 6-2, 6-0 for the championship. Minor and Maheshwari defeated a team from Mount Zion 6-3, 7-5 and a team from Mattoon 2-6,k 6-3l, 7-5 to reach the title contest.

In singles play, Aaron Meyers defeated Nick Larimee of Mount Zion 6-4, 6-3 before losing to Hutner Levingston of Matoton 6-2,k 6-2. He then downed his own teammate Wyatt WOhltman 7-6, 6-3 to finish third.

Wohltman took fourth after winning over Gunenr Davis of Mattoon 6-2, 6-1 and Rafael Santos of Mount Zion 6-4, 6-3 before losing to Alex Gowin of Charlesotn 6-1, 6-0.

Meyers, Foreman, Wohltman, Minor and Maheshwari earned All-Conference team awards.

At Mount Zion

Team Scores -- Effingham (E) 27, Mattoon (M) 18.5, Mount Zion (MZ) 14, Charleston (C0 12, Paris (P) 6.5, Salem (S) 6

Singles

Aaron Meyers, 3rd

First Round -- Bye

Second Round -- Defeated Nick Larimee (MZ), 6-4, 6-3

Third Round -- Lost to Hunter Levingston (M), 6-2, 6-2

Third Place -- Defeated Wyatt Wohltman (E), 7-6, 6-3

Wyatt Wohltman -- 4th

First Round -- Defeated Gunner Davis (M), 6-2, 6-1

Second Round -- Defeated Rafael Santos (MZ), 6-4, 6-3

Third Round -- Lost to Alex Gowin (C), 6-1,l 6-0

Third Place -- Lost to Aaron Meyers (E), 7-6, 6-3

Doubles

Isaac Foreman-Jason Wohltman -- 1st

First Round -- Bye

Second Round -- Defeated Masse-Vieth (M), 6-0, 6-0

Third Round -- Defeated Beavers-Evans (MZ0, 6-0, 6-4

Championship -- Defeated Minor-Maheshwari (E), 6-2, 6-0

Jared Minor-Parth Maheshwari, 2nd

First Round -- Bye

Second Round -- Defeated Roberts-Stone (MZ), 6-3, 7-5

Third Round -- Defeated Stoll-Henness (M), 2-6, 6-3, 7-5

Championship -- Lost to Foreman-J. Wohltman (E), 6-2, 6-0