Rocky River Boys Varsity Tennis

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Double-R earns second in racket bracket

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Pirate Boys’ Tennis carded a runner-up finish in the Great Lakes Conference Tournament on May 2. Rocky River logged 17 points in the third annual league-bracket event, finishing one point behind Bay. “I couldn’t be more proud of the boys,” said Head Coach Ben Purdy. I don’t think anyone would’ve given

River sweeps Elyria

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — Rocky River’s racket-eers earned a decisive 5-0 win over Elyria on Tuesday. In what marked a tune-up for Wednesday’s Great Lakes Conference Tournament — which will also be held at Tri-City Park — the Pirates commanded the action, winning four of the five matches in straight sets. Jack Latham rallied from

Pirates fall to Warriors

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – A superior Walsh Warriors squad defeated Rocky River, 5-0, in nonconference action at Tri-City Park on Thursday. The juggernaut Warriors won all five matches on the day, but Head Coach Ben Purdy lauded his squad for its competitiveness and willingness to go toe-to-toe with such a strong foe. “We tried changing

Pirates topped in close battle with Bay

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – The Bay Rockets downed the Rocky River Pirates by the slimmest of margins – 3-2 — in a key Great Lakes Conference match-up at Tri-City Park on Wednesday. With a regular-season circuit title on the line, River claimed wins in second (Jack Latham) and third singles (Michael Konrad). The loss marked

Marathon men earn third straight ‘W’

PARMA, Ohio — Rocky River’s Racketed Raiders won their third straight match, as the Double-R defeated Normandy, 4-1, in Great Lakes Conference action on Monday. The Pirates (3-3, 3-0 GLC) clanked swords and exchanged cannon fire in a three-hour battle with the Invaders. Two hours in, all five matches were still on the court. By the end,

Pirates net second straight win

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — Rocky River defeated Parma, 3-2, on Wednesday. The victory raised River’s Great Lakes Conference record to 2-0. Pirate winners in the match included Tony Ilias and Jack Latham in singles, and Owen Corrigan and Alex Rowley in doubles. Rocky River 3, Parma Senior 2 “Tony’s win at first singles was a thing

River routs Patriots, 5-0

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River battled the Valley Forge Patriots and wicked cross-court winds to earn its first win of the season on Thursday. The Pirates swept three singles matches and two doubles matches to win 5-0. The win lifts Rocky River (1-3) to an unblemished conference mark – Thursday’s match against Valley Forge

Bears top Pirates, 5-0

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – The Pirates ran headlong into a talented North Royalton Bears’ squad on Tuesday, as the Maroon & White dropped a 5-0 decision at Tri-City Park. Tony Ilias was the highlight on a day as cold as the end result. Ilias took his opposite to a third-set tie-breaker in first singles. “We

Undone by the Eagles

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River fell to St. Edward, 4-1, on Monday. Seniors Owen Corrigan and Alex Rowley rallied from a deficit to earn River’s lone win on the day: a 4-6, 6-4, 11-9 conquest in second doubles. “We had a tough time adjusting to playing outdoors,” said Head Coach Ben Purdy. “The wind

Racketed Raiders solid in opener

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – The Racket Men – Rocky River’s Boys Tennis team – swung into action on Friday with a challenging opening match against Columbus St. Francis. A veteran Pirate bunch fell, 3-2, but the competitiveness in the early-season match impressed Head Coach Ben Purdy. “The boys played brilliantly,” said Purdy of his starting