The Wildcats Tennis Team competed in the EIAC Conference Tournament Thursday evening Sept 21 and Saturday Sept 23.The team had a good showing with four out of the five varsity making it into the semi-finals at the respective positions. At the end of the tournament the Wildcats had two Conference Tournament Champions;Trevor Murray at #2 singles and the #1 doubles team of Dylan Little and Braydon Ertel. All three student athletes achieved All-Conference Honors for the second year in a row.Quarterfinals#1 Singles – Landon Bundy (FC) def. Zach Hoeing (R) 6-3, 6-3#2 Singles – Trevor Murray (FC) def. Brody Taylor (EC) 6-2, 6-1#3 Singles – Jacob Carroll (R) def. Austin Arrasmith (FC) 6-4, 6-3#1 Doubles – Dylan Little/Braydon Ertel (FC) def. Jackson McCool/Jordan Liman (L) 6-0, 6-0#2 Doubles – Dillon Lewis/Kurt Oetzel (FC) def. Matt Hughes/Nate Klayer (SD) 6-3, 6-2Semi-Finals#1 Singles – Chase Lambernides (EC) def. Landon Bundy (FC) 6-1, 6-0#2 Singles – Trevor Murray (FC) def. George Ritter (B) 6-3, 6-4#1 Doubles – Dylan Little/Braydon Ertel (FC) def. Mason Stevens/Ross Furguson (C) 6-1, 6-1#2 Doubles – Allen Pope/Zach Bovard (EC) def. Dillon Lewis/Kurt Oetzel (FC) 6-4, 6-4Finals#2 Singles – Trevor Murray (FC) def. Justice Parvis (C) 7-6 (7-3), 6-2#1 Doubles – Dylan Little/Braydon Ertel (FC) def. Logan Smith/Ben Duerstock (G) 6-4, 6-3.Courtesy of Wildcats Coach Derrike Kolb.
Aston Villa Youth coach and former Netherlands midfielder George Boateng says Mohammed Kudus has what it takes to become a star.The 19 year old sealed a 9 million euro move to Ajax FC and has signed a 5 year contract with the Dutch champions.Speaking on The Tracker on Citi TV Boateng pointed out that Ajax have high expectations of their new wonder kid.“The reason why Holland and Ajax is bringing him in this way is because they can see what I have seen.“He has got such a huge potential.“What a talent to have among the squad.“With Ziyech being sold to Chelsea they were looking for someone similar to that and found Mohammed Kudus and that says a lot.Kudus has also been nominated for the 2020 Golden Boy Award,an honour handed to the most outstanding youngster in Europe.He has spoken of his readiness and also his excitement to test himself on the next stage with Ajax both domestically and in the UEFA champions league.