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Hudson tennis team places seventh in Lakewood

Published: April 9, 2014 12:00 AM

Staff report

The Hudson boys tennis team placed seventh at the St. Edward Invitational April 5 in Lakewood.

Dominic Polifrone and Michael Wolowiecki finished fifth for the Explorers. After losing a 6-2, 6-1 decision to Walsh Jesuit's Aaron Sandberg, a Hudson resident, Polifrone earned 8-1 and 8-3 victories over players from Westlake and North Canton Hoover.

Wolowiecki lost a 6-7, 7-5, 1-0 (10-4) decision to a player from New Albany in the fourth-place match.

Michael Wolowiecki finished fourth after going 1-2. He had a record of 1-2 at the invitational and earned a 6-1, 6-0 victory over a player from St. Edward.

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"Dom and Mike played well and had good performances," Explorers head coach Tim Morgan said. "The rest of the guys had a tough day and need to rebound quickly."

Sandberg went on to win the first singles' title. He earned a 6-2, 2-6, 11-9 victory over Nathan Griffin of St. Ignatius in the championship match. Sandberg finished 3-0.

Hudson also lost a 5-0 decision to Cincinnati Sycamore April 4 at Springside Racquet Club in Akron. Wolowiecki forced a tiebreaker in the second set, but fell short.

The Explorers (0-2) were scheduled host Pepper Pike Orange April 8. Results were not available at press time.

They are set to host St. Edward April 10 at 4 p.m.

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