Forest Hills Northern’s boys tennis workforce didn’t provide you with the outdated adage that the extra issues change, the extra they keep the identical.
However the Huskies positive are on board with it.
High-seeded FHN repeated as Division 2 state champion after defeating No. 2 seed Mattawan 7-1 in Friday afternoon’s finals on the Midland Tennis Heart. The Michigan Excessive College Athletic Affiliation went to a workforce format this 12 months because of the coronavirus pandemic, however the finish end result was one other title for the Huskies, who completed the season 29-0.
In all, it was the fourth state crown for Huskies coach Dave Sukup, who additionally guided FHN to the 1998 Division 3 championship and the 1995 Class B title. As well as, Sukup has coached FHN’s women workforce to 10 championships.
Sid Varma (No. 2) and Ryan Lee (No. 3) gained in three units for the Huskies in opposition to Mattawan, whereas Owen Goodrich beat Andrew Williams, 6-1, 6-0 at No. 4. Mattawan acquired a win at No. 1 singles from Nathaniel Webster.
FHN swept the doubles competitors, with every flight successful in straight units. Justin Lee and Cole Rynbrandt (No. 1), Aaryn Singh and Jack Sparhawk (No. 2), Drew McKenzie and Luke Zhu (No. 3) and Ryan Stewart and Anderson Halland (No. 4) recorded wins.
Mattawan defeated Forest Hills Central 5-3 within the state semifinal spherical, whereas the Huskies beat Birmingham Seaholm 6-2.