Cass Tech won its second straight Detroit Public School League boys tennis championship Monday, taking first place in doubles and second place in singles at the Barcus Tennis Center in Detroit.
“I’m very proud of the way this team hung in there all season,” Cass coach Clarence Wynn said. “We have a lot of young men this year and I’m hoping for bigger and better things for them down the road.”
Cass’ Eric Miller and Jalen Vaughn cruised to the doubles championship, defeating Detroit Western’s Delano Britton and Kyron Strickland, 6-2, 6-1.
“They played really well as a team today,” Wynn said. “They’re finally doing the things we’ve been trying to teach them all season. Hopefully they can build on this.”
Mumford’s Francis Unejiego took first place in singles, defeating Cass’ Jeneral Huckleby, 6-2, 6-4.
Cass won the team title with 20 points, while Western came in second with 16 and King came in third with seven.
Detroit International Academy def. Detroit Southeastern 25-14, 25-6, 25-20: Krystyl Boyd led the way with 19 points, while Casmere Hudson scored 10 for DIA (7-2).
Detroit Renaissance def. Detroit CMA 25-8, 25-7, 25-11: Renaissance captured the Detroit Public School League West Division title. Arielle Sears had three aces, three kills and 13 assists, while Amira Hudson had five aces, six kills and a block for Renaissance (23-3-1, 7-0 PSL West).
Boys cross country
Brother Rice 28, Detroit Catholic Central 29: John Penington finished first with a time of 16:43 for Brother Rice (4-0 Catholic League Central Division). Scott Smith was second (17:14) for Central (3-1).
Novi 2, Livonia Franklin 0: Parker Sutton and Kent Maidens scored for Novi (9-5-3).
Geoff Robinson is a freelance writer