Winners Crowned in 2018 Penguin Tournament

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:

DivisionWinnerRunner-UpConsolation Winner
Boys 13-Under SinglesDalton RoyalRaphael SabijonJoe Stinson
Girls 13-Under SinglesNicki SoutherlandGabby KnightBrylee Beckley
Coed 13-Under DoublesJoe Stinson / Christopher StanleyNicki Southerland / Gabby KnightRiley Bratton / Colin McCrady
Boys 14-16 SinglesThomas SchwellerCarson KitchenJason Johnloz
Boys 14-16 DoublesCarson Kitchen / Brady WileyDaniel Vencel / Devin McKinleyNate Irwin / Nick Gaddis
Girls 14-16 SinglesRachel MeridaGwendolyn ClarkSaige Rinkenberger
Girls 14-Over DoublesNaomi Brewer / Sasha AcademiaGwendolyn Clark / Maggie HuntEmma Kinney / Katie Hunter
Boys 17-19 SinglesCharlie BehrmanJoel AshmanTanner Southerland
Boys 17-19 DoublesMichael Curtis / Brandon JacksonMason Knight / Ben BamideleChandler Morrison / Conner Murphy
Girls 17-19 SinglesIsabelle BehrmanEllie SniderAbby Williams
Girls Open DoublesSam Academia / Sasha AcademiaIsabelle Behrman / Bella Roark
Mixed 14-UnderDalton Royal / Nicki SoutherlandJason Curtis / Gracie WilliamsJoe Stinson / Janet Wegener
Mixed 15-19Brandon Jackson / Isabelle BehrmanCharlie Behrman / Sam AcademiaBen Bamidele / Maggie Hunt
Men's A SinglesAlec RobillardGrant EspositoJacob Brewer
Men's A DoublesPeter Kitchen / Ignacio PoncioGrant Esposito / Mike EspositoJason Wegener / Jacob Brewer
Men's B SinglesBrad MathenyCade Brown
Men's B DoublesDerek Fenwick / Doug HoltzclawMichael Litt / Matthew Litt
Women's DoublesJoy Wegener / Janet WegenerCindy Glaze / Steph BeesonMaddie Minniear / Sara Cardemon
Mixed A DoublesJason Wegener / Ellie SniderJacob Brewer / Emma SniderDerek Fenwick / Bella Roark
Mixed B DoublesBrad Matheny / Ryley BilbreyJaigen Glaze / Steph BeesonMason Minniear / Naomi Brewer