Congratulations Coach Kris Hrisovulos and Coach Paco Fabian!!!

This past Monday night Coach Kris and Coach Paco were given the Westport Sports Persons of the Year award from The Fairfield County Sports Commission for the Boys and Girls 2019 Teams. A well deserved award for their dedication and continued successes with the Staples HS Tennis programs!!!

The Sports Persons of the Year Award is awarded to the individuals who had the greatest positive impact and contribution to each of the 16 sports communities for that year. Nominations come from the Sports Commission’s 16 local town representatives who create a selection with members from each of their communities.

Both teams were recognized for their 2019 State Titles- boys team for their 4th consecutive state tile win and girls team for their 2nd consecutive state title win. Individual/Doubles State Titles and CT Open wins were also mentioned. This year was the 15th anniversary of the Fairfield County Sports Commission presentation of the Annual Sport Night Awards Dinner and was the first time a Staples Tennis Team has been honored.

Congratulations to Coach Kris and to the boys… they all contributed to the success of the team and to the winning history of the SHS Boys Tennis Program!!

The following quote taken from the FCSC Sports Night Award Program:

STAPLES HS BOYS TENNIS COACH, KRIS HRISOVULOS AND STAPLES HS GIRLS TENNIS COACH PACO FABIAN

COACH HRISOVULOS AND COACH FABIAN ALONG SIDE THE STAPLES HS BOYS TENNIS TEAM 2020 CAPTAINS (Adam Greenlee ’20 and Sam Lampert ’20) AND THEIR MOMS. REPRESENTING THE 2019 TEAM CAPTAINS IS JEN TOOKER ON BEHALF OF HER SON JACK TOOKER CLASS OF 2019.

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2019 Season Round-up

Regular Season Match Record 16-1 (15-1 FCIAC)
Overall Match Record 18-2 (17-2 FCIAC)
State LL Champion
FCIAC Runner-up

Robbie Daus (Freshman)
State Open Doubles Champion
Class LL Doubles Champion
All State (CT) Doubles
All-FCIAC 2nd Team Singles
Staples Block “S” Co-MVP

Tighe Brunetti (Freshman)
State Open Doubles Champion
Class LL Doubles Champion
All State (CT) Doubles
All-FCIAC 1st Team Doubles
Staples Block “S” Co-MVP

Jake Greenwald (Senior Co-Captain)
All-FCIAC 1st Team Doubles
Staples Scholar Athlete Recipient

Jack Tooker (Senior Co-Captain)
All-FCIAC Honorable Mention
Staples Block “S” Coaches Award

Eric Stein (Senior)
All State (CT) Singles
All-FCIAC 1st Team Singles

Jason Katz (Senior)
All-FCIAC 2nd Team Doubles

Bradley Sheppard (Sophomore)
All-FCIAC 2nd Team Doubles

2020 Captain-Elects
Adam Greenlee
Sam Lampert

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2019 Class LL State Champions!! 4 Peat! Daus/Brunetti Claim Doubles Title!

The Wreckers clinched the Class LL title after the doubles team of Robbie Daus and Tighe Brunetti won their semifinal match against Greenwich 6-4, 6-3.

The Wreckers have now won 22 State Championships in program history and have won the last 4 years!

The freshman doubles duo of Daus/Brunetti when onto win the Class LL Doubles championship after defeating the team from Westhill in the finals 6-4, 6-2. Daus/Brunetti won five straight matches without dropping a set enroute to there title.

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The Wreckers move into Class LL Semifinals all tied up in Standings

Today, Staples advanced three entries into the Semifinals of the Class LL Singles and Doubles State Tournament.

Eric Stein, the 3 seed in the Singles draw, advanced by defeating the 6 seed from Greenwich Justin Speaker 6-3, 6-2.

The doubles tandem of Tighe Brunetti and Robbie Daus, who are the number 1 seeds, moved on with a 6-4, 6-4 victory of the 8 seeded team from Fairfield Ludlowe.

And the team of Adam Greenlee and Jason Katz continue there unblemished run as an unseeded team defeating another seeded team, the 10 seeds from Ridgefield 7-6, 6-3.

Click HERE for link to CIAC Tournament Website for all results and matchups

Current Standings:

STAPLES – 21 points
Greenwich – 21 points
Ridgefield – 16 points
Amity – 12 points
Fairfield Prep – 12 points

**The Wreckers can clinch there 4th straight Class LL State Championship tomorrow with a doubles win from Brunetti/Daus**

Semifinal Round:
Tomorrow (Thursday May 30th)
At Wesleyan University
Time: 3:30 (time might change to earlier if weather is an issue)

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The Wreckers Fought Hard By Come Just Short In FCIAC Final

STAPLES 2DARIEN 4

Singles
1. Michael Karr (D) def. Eric Stein (S) 6-3, 6-0
2. Robbie Daus (S) vs Ryan Patrick (D) 3-6, 7-6, 5-3
3. Tighe Brunetti (S) def. Nick Derby (D) 6-3, 6-1
4. Ethan Zhang (D) def. Jack Tooker (S) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3

Doubles
1. Chris Calderwood / Romano DeCaprio (D) def. Jake Greenwald / Bradley Sheppard (S) 6-2, 6-1
2. Jason Katz / Sam Lampert (S) def. Tyler Cramer / Ian Wise (D) 1-6, 6-3, 6-4
3. Sergi Doroshin / Andrew Kelley (D) def. Adam Greenlee / Luke Brodsky (S) 7-5, 7-5

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The Wreckers Advance To 10th Straight FCIAC Final

Staples turns regular loss to Greenwich into a big FCIAC Semifinal Win to advance to the FCIAC Finals.

The Wreckers look to defend there title and go for six straight championships.

Under 10 seasons as the coach, Hrisovulos has led the Staples program to 10 FCIAC finals. His record going into tomorrow’s final is 5-4.

STAPLES 4GREENWICH 0

Singles
1. Eric Stein (S) vs Justin Speaker (G) 7-6, 3-1 DNF
2. Robbie Daus (S) def. Caleb Fockens (G) 6-4, 6-4
3. Tighe Brunetti (S) def. Matthew Luzzi (G) 6-4, 6-2
4. Brandon Felcher (S) def. Matthew Tamis (G) 6-3, 6-3

Doubles
1. Jack Tooker / Sam Lampert (S) vs Nick Liu / Hayden Witmer (G) 7-6, 4-5 DNF
2. Jake Greenwald / Bradley Sheppard (S) def. Boris Ardemasov / Derek Wang (G) 7-5, 6-4
3. Adam Greenlee / Jason Katz (S) vs James Cosby / Stefan Brovig (G) 1-2 DNF

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Today’s FCIAC Semifinal Match Has Been Postponed

FCIAC Semifinal Staples vs Greenwich has been rescheduled to Monday May 20th 4:00 at Staples.

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The Wreckers Advance To FCIAC Semifinals With 4-0 Win Over Ludlowe

STAPLES 4LUDLOWE 0

Singles
1. Eric Stein (S) vs Oliver Kleinberg (FL) 6-2, 0-1 DNF
2. Jack Tooker (S) vs David Poudier (FL) 6-4, 3-2 DNF
3. Brandon Felcher (S) def. Nolan Oboelwicz (FL) 6-1, 6-2
4. Luke Brodsky (S) def. Andrew Kutsch (FL) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles
1. Robbie Daus / Tighe Brunetti (S) def. Griffin Forberg / Charlie Low (FL) 6-1, 6-1
2. Jake Greenwald / Bradley Sheppard (S) def. Kiernan Barker / Ryan Burress (FL) 6-2, 6-1
3. Adam Greenlee / Jason Katz (S) vs Samir Singh / Nick Tenerio (FL) 0-1 DNF

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Staples Wins Regular Season Finale 6-1 Against St. Joe’s

STAPLES 6ST. JOES 1

Singles
1. Drew Morris (SJ) def. Sam Lampert (S) 6-2, 6-0
2. Jason Katz (S) def. Jon Jazwinski (SJ) 6-1, 4-6, 7-5
3. Adam Greenlee (S) def. Samir Rejani (SJ) 6-3, 6-4
4. Daniel Stone (S) def. Jack D’Nofrio (SJ) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles
1. Jake Greenwald / Bradley Sheppard (S) def. Ethan Ziegler / Ryan Carlin (SJ) 6-0, 6-0
2. Brandon Felcher / Luke Brodsky (S) def. Kyle Sullivan / Joe Harrington (SJ) 6-0, 6-0
3. Jake Motyl / Lucas Haymes (S) def. Josh Kimball / Owen Newbaun (SJ) 6-0, 6-0

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