Will Andrews finishes as Runner-Up in State Open Finals

Finals:

Seiji Hosokawa (Norwalk) def. Will Andrews (Staples) 7-6(3), 6-3

Will Andrews ends Staples career and will attend John Hopkins University in the fall.

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Will Andrews Advances to State Open Finals

Semis:
Seiji Hosokowa, Norwalk def. Bobby Neuner, Darien 6-1, 5-7,6-2
Will Andrews, Staples def. Jonathon Miller, Housatonic Regional 6-2, 6-1

Seiji Hosokowa, Norwalk vs Will Andrews, Staples
Wednesday Noon at Yale Stadium Court

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Will Andrews advances to State Open Individual Semifinals

Semifinals Tuesday June 7th 3:30 @ Yale
vs. Jonathan Miller (Housatonic)

Quarterfinal Result:

Will Andrews (Staples) def. Nicholas Condos (Wilton) 5-7, 6-3, 6-1

Round of 16 Result:

Will Andrews (Staples) def. Matt Sydney (Weston) 6-1, 7-6

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2016 Season Round-Up

Regular Season Match Record 16-2 (14-2 FCIAC)
Overall Season Match Record 19-2 (17-2 FCIAC)
FCIAC Champion
State LL C0-Champion
*3rd Time in program history Staples won both Class LL Title and FCIAC Title (1982, 2014, 2016)

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Will Andrews (Senior Co-Captain)
All State (CT) Singles
All-FCIAC First Team Singles
Staples Block “S” MVP
Staples Scholar Athlete Recipient

Brendan Price (Senior Co-Captain)
All-FCIAC First Team Doubles
Staples Block “S” Coaches Award

Tyler Wright (Sophomore)
All-FCIAC First Team Doubles

Max Zimmerman (Junior)
All-FCIAC Second Team Singles

Kion Bruno (Sophomore)
All-FCIAC Honorable Mention

Jay Mudholkar (Junior)
All-FCIAC Honorable Mention

Jake Greenwald (Freshman)
All-FCIAC Honorable Mention

2017 Captain-Elects
Jay Mudholkar
Max Zimmerman

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CIAC LL Co-Champions: Staples & Greenwich

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CIAC Message:

Congratulations to the 2016 Boys’ State Class LL Singles Champion William Blumberg of Greenwich!
Congratulations to the 2016 Boys’ State Class LL Singles Runner-Up Richard Ciamarra of Xavier.
Congratulations to the 2016 Boys’ State Class LL Doubles Champions Richie Greenbaum and Jordan Soifer of Westhill!
Congratulations to the 2016 Boys’ State Class LL Doubles Runner-Ups Henry Johnson and Jack Johnson of Fairfield Warde.
Congratulations to our All State Players: Richard Ciamarra of Xavier, Seiji Hosokawa of Norwalk, William Andrews of Staples, William Blumberg of Greenwich, Richie Greenbaum and Jordan Soifer of Westhill and Henry Johnson and Jack Johnson of Fairfield Warde
Congratulations to the 2016 Class LL Co-Champions Greenwich High School and Staples High School!
Congratulations to the team runner-up Amity.
Thanks to Coach Christian Appleman and George Howard of Yale for all their hard work and assistance during the tournament.
Lastly, thanks to all the participants for their entertaining play and good sportsmanship!

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Staples clinches CIAC Class LL State Title after today’s Semifinal matches

Welcome to the CIAC Class LL Boys’ State Tennis Tourney. We will continue play on Thursday June 2 with the finals at Conard High School in West Hartford. Play will begin at 4 o’clock.

Congratulations to our All State Players: Richard Ciamarra of Xavier, Seiji Hosokawa of Norwalk, William Andrews of Staples, William Blumberg of Greenwich, Richie Greenbaum and Jordan Soifer of Westhill and Henry Johnson and Jack Johnson of Fairfield Warde

Team Standings: Staples 23, Greenwich 22
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Matches remaining:
Singles Final – Will Blumberg (Greenwich) vs Richard Ciamarra (Xavier)
Doubles Final – Richard Greenbaum / Jordan Soifer (Westhill) vs Henry Johnson / Jack Johnson (Warde)

**If Greenwich wins Singles final tomorrow, there will be Co-Champions for the team title between Staples and Greenwich**

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CIAC LL Update

Semifinals today:
Wednesday June 1 at Yale University in New Haven at 3:30. This will be the semi-final round only and will be best of three sets. Check this site for any and all updates.

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Team Standings: Staples 23, Greenwich 21

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CIAC LL Boys Singles & Doubles begin Saturday

Message from CIAC: Welcome to the CIAC Class LL Boys’ State Tennis Tourney. We will begin play on Saturday May 28th at Yale University in New Haven. Check this site for any and all updates.
We will have a coaches meeting at 8 a.m. and begin play shortly after. We have 21 opening round matches. These matches will be an 8 game pro set with a 10 point tiebreaker at 7 all. After that we will play the first round of singles (32 matches). Next will be the first round of doubles (29 matches), next another round of singles and another round of doubles. we will be using 14 courts at Yale and hope to complete all of these matches so we do not have to return on Sunday. Please plan on staying the entire day.
Doubles teams should plan on arriving at 11:30.
Coaches must deliver to the Tournament Director signed consent forms allowing students to use the Yale facilities.
Please hydrate and stay in the shade.

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Staples Wins FCIAC Championship 4-3 Against Greenwich

STAPLES 4 GREENWICH 3

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Singles
1. Will Blumberg (G) def. Will Andrews (S) 6-1, 6-0
2. Max Zimmerman (S) def. Eric Toub (G) 6-4, 4-6, 6-4
3. Henry Decoster (G) def. Jay Mudholkar (S) 4-6, 6-2, 6-0
4. Jacob Cohen (G) def. Ben Stein (S) 6-3, 6-2
5. Jack Tooker (S) def. Nick Liu (G) 3-6, 6-1, 6-3
Doubles
1. Kion Bruno / Brenden Price (S) def. Tyler Dagnino / Skylar Wasserman (G) 6-2, 7-5
2. Tyler Wright / Jake Greenwald (S) def. Josh Wood / Henry Lewis (G) 6-3, 7-6
Match Order of Finish: 1S,4S,1D,2D,5S,3S,2S(clinching match)

Staples Wins 3rd Consecutive FCIAC Title.

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Staples Wins FCIAC Semifinal Match to Advance to 7th Straight FCIAC Final

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Singles
1. Will Andrews (S) def. Alex Merjian (NC) 6-1, 6-2
2. Max Zimmerman (S) def. Kyle Mettler (NC) 6-0, 6-1
3. John Warner (NC) def. Jay Mudholkar (S) 6-2, 6-4
4. Ben Stein (S) led JJ Lee (NC) 7-6, 2-1 DNF
5. Jack Tooker (S) def. Chris Greene (NC) 7-5, 6-3
Doubles
1. Kion Bruno / Brenden Price (S) def. Sam Havens / Tommy Gilio (NC) 7-5, 6-4
2. Tyler Wright / Jake Greenwald (S) led Luke Crowley / Theo Crowley (NC) 2-1 DNF
Match Order of Finish: 1S,2S,3S,1D,5S
DNF – Did Not Finish, matches suspended when team match was clinched.

Staples Advances to 7th Straight FCIAC Final on Wednesday. Looking to Three Peat as Champions.

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