Firestone wins City Series boys tennis championship


City Series championship tournament

Junior Reece Caraboolad won the first singles bracket to lead Firestone (7-3, 5-0) to a City Series team championship Monday at Hyre Park’s Glenn Young Tennis Courts.

Caraboolad topped Ellet junior Niko Vitor 1-6, 6-0, 6-2 in the final round.

“I had to pull through today,” said Caraboolad, who has a 7-2 record in first singles matches in 2022.[Vitor] was getting in my head. The first set, for sure, going 0-6. I had to get out of my head and play my game that I know best and pull through. I was able to bring the fire back in the second set and the third set. “

Ellet's Niko Vitor returns a serve by Kenmore-Garfield's Tyler Marr in the City Series Tennis Tournament on Monday, May 9, 2022 in Akron, Ohio, at Hyre Park.

Caraboolad was one of Firestone’s five champions. Falcons junior Antonio de Ceballos Alvarez (second singles), senior Nico Teodosio (third singles) and second doubles partners senior Enzo Lewis-Baranyai and junior Leonard Wendler were the others.

Ellet seniors Tanner Contos and Dylan Wargowsky won the first double championship with a 4-6, 6-2, 6-0 victory over Firestone seniors Ethan Koehler and Charlie Johnson. Contos and Wargowsky have an 8-0 record.

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