Tennis: 3 advance from district tourney

TOLEDO — Drew Swisher placed first, Max Hosey second and Logan Tichenor fourth over the weekend as all three Findlay tennis players advanced to Team Cup competition from the Northwest Ohio Tennis Association district tournament held at the University of Toledo.

Swisher won the boys 18 division by beating James Schwann 6-3, 6-4 in the finals. Swisher opened with a 7-5, 6-4 decision over Ada’s Zach Beaschler in the quarterfinals and defeated Nathan Englehart 6-1, 6-2 in the semifinals.

Tichenor dropped his opener, 6-0, 6-1 to Matthew McGee, in the boys 16 division, but advanced with consolation-round wins over Lucas Huang (7-5, 6-4) and Grant Warner (6-0, 6-1).

Swisher and Tischenor will both represent Northwest Ohio in the regional Team Cup to be held in Indianapolis in two weeks.

Hosey opened with a 6-1, 6-1 win over George Saad in the boys 14 quarterfinals, beat Kevin Liu 6-1, 7-5 in the semis, but fell 6-1, 6-2 to Mason Deal in the final. He will represent Northwest Ohio in the boys 14 regional Team Cup to be held in East Lansing, Michigan.



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