A strong field of 113 players participated in the 2018 Penguin Classic tennis tournament at Delta from June 25-29.
Delta graduate Alec Robillard, who just finished his freshman season at Ball State University on the men’s team, won the Men’s A Singles championship. He defeated Huntington University top player Ignacio Poncio in the semifinals and then beat IUPUI men’s tennis player Grant Esposito in the finals.
The Men’s A doubles title went to Ignacio Poncio and the Huntington coach, Peter Kitchen.
Isabelle Behrman had a big tournament as she won the Girls 17-19 Singles title as well as 15-19 Mixed with Brandon Jackson. Brandon also won Boys 17-19 Doubles with Michael Curtis. Charlie Behrman won Boys 17-19 Singles and was runner-up in 15-19 Mixed. Jason Wegener and Ellie Snider won Mixed A Doubles. Sam and Sasha Academia won Girls Open Doubles. Brad Matheny won Men’s B Single and also teamed with Ryley Bilbrey to win Mixed B Doubles.
Check out lots of photos from the 2018 Penguin on our Delta Eagles Tennis Facebook page! There also is a Photo Gallery on this site.
There were multiple youth and adult divisions. Here are the results:
|Boys 13-Under Singles||Dalton Royal||Raphael Sabijon||Joe Stinson|
|Girls 13-Under Singles||Nicki Southerland||Gabby Knight||Brylee Beckley|
|Coed 13-Under Doubles||Joe Stinson / Christopher Stanley||Nicki Southerland / Gabby Knight||Riley Bratton / Colin McCrady|
|Boys 14-16 Singles||Thomas Schweller||Carson Kitchen||Jason Johnloz|
|Boys 14-16 Doubles||Carson Kitchen / Brady Wiley||Daniel Vencel / Devin McKinley||Nate Irwin / Nick Gaddis|
|Girls 14-16 Singles||Rachel Merida||Gwendolyn Clark||Saige Rinkenberger|
|Girls 14-Over Doubles||Naomi Brewer / Sasha Academia||Gwendolyn Clark / Maggie Hunt||Emma Kinney / Katie Hunter|
|Boys 17-19 Singles||Charlie Behrman||Joel Ashman||Tanner Southerland|
|Boys 17-19 Doubles||Michael Curtis / Brandon Jackson||Mason Knight / Ben Bamidele||Chandler Morrison / Conner Murphy|
|Girls 17-19 Singles||Isabelle Behrman||Ellie Snider||Abby Williams|
|Girls Open Doubles||Sam Academia / Sasha Academia||Isabelle Behrman / Bella Roark|
|Mixed 14-Under||Dalton Royal / Nicki Southerland||Jason Curtis / Gracie Williams||Joe Stinson / Janet Wegener|
|Mixed 15-19||Brandon Jackson / Isabelle Behrman||Charlie Behrman / Sam Academia||Ben Bamidele / Maggie Hunt|
|Men's A Singles||Alec Robillard||Grant Esposito||Jacob Brewer|
|Men's A Doubles||Peter Kitchen / Ignacio Poncio||Grant Esposito / Mike Esposito||Jason Wegener / Jacob Brewer|
|Men's B Singles||Brad Matheny||Cade Brown|
|Men's B Doubles||Derek Fenwick / Doug Holtzclaw||Michael Litt / Matthew Litt|
|Women's Doubles||Joy Wegener / Janet Wegener||Cindy Glaze / Steph Beeson||Maddie Minniear / Sara Cardemon|
|Mixed A Doubles||Jason Wegener / Ellie Snider||Jacob Brewer / Emma Snider||Derek Fenwick / Bella Roark|
|Mixed B Doubles||Brad Matheny / Ryley Bilbrey||Jaigen Glaze / Steph Beeson||Mason Minniear / Naomi Brewer|