Rocky River Boys Varsity Tennis

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Bay edges River in Senior Day clash at Tri-City

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – The Pirates ended their 2019 Great Lakes Conference season with a hard-fought loss to Bay on Monday. In an epic showdown of the two top teams in the conference, the Rockets prevailed, 3-2, in a contest that featured three matches going three sets. Two matches – Tony Ilias losing to state

River courts gold but earns silver in GLC tourney

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River logged a runner-up finish in Wednesday Great Lakes Conference Tournament. The Pirates earned two doubles titles and three second-place finishes in singles en route to tallying 17 points in the five-team event. The Bay Rockets (18 points) won the event. The names, places and point totals spelled a reprise

Westlake sinks Pirates, 4-1

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — Rocky River ran into a buzz-saw Westlake squad on Thursday, as the Pirates were defeated, 4-1, in a non-conference match. Jack Bowers earned a come-from-behind win in second singles to spell River’s lone win of the day. The Pirates (7-6) lost close battles in first singles and second doubles. The doubles

River rackets remain undefeated in GLC

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — The Racket-ed Raiders earned their second shutout victory in as many days, as Rocky River defeated Valley Forge, 5-0, in Great Lakes Conference action on Wednesday. A day after blanking North Olmsted, Rocky River (7-5, 3-0 GLC) remained unbeaten in circuit play with the decisive win over the Patriots. River yielded

Pirates blank Eagles, 5-0

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — Rocky River earned a 5-0 shutout over North Olmsted on Tuesday. Flipping the script from a 5-0 loss to the Eagles a year ago, the Pirates (6-5) got strong play up and down the lineup in the decisive non-conference victory. “The boys came out firing,” said Head Coach Ben Purdy. “They

Comets claim it: Amherst steals a 3-2 match from RR

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River dropped a 3-2 decision to Amherst Steele on Thursday. The Comets won two singles matches and a doubles match in dealing the Pirates their first loss since March 30. Rocky River’s wins were earned by Jack Bowers, a 6-1, 6-1 victory at second singles, and by the tandem of

Pirates storm Normandy, 4-1

PARMA, Ohio — Rocky River upped its Great Lakes Conference record to 2-0 with a 4-1 victory over Normandy on Wednesday. The Pirates (5-4, 2-0 GLC) swept a pair of doubles matches and got singles wins by Jack Latham and Jack Bowers. Bowers has now won 6-of-his-last-7 matches and is 6-2 on the season. Both

RR brings ‘A’ game against Bees

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River defeated Brecksville, 4-1, on Tuesday. Taking the sting out of the Bees for the first time in five years of head-to-head matches, the Pirates got a pair of wins in singles play while sweeping Brecksville in doubles action.   ROCKY RIVER 4, BRECKSVILLE 1 1S: Ilias (R) d. Jitchev

Court besters — River tops Parma in GLC opener

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — Rocky River opened Great Lakes Conference play with a 5-0 victory over Parma on Wednesday. An early sweep of the two doubles matches lifted the Pirates (3-4, 1-0 GLC) to a 2-0 lead, and Jack Latham finished off the shutout in second singles in what was the closest match of the

Pirates’ pair of Jacks help send Royals down the River

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — The Rocky River Pirates defeated the Lake Ridge Royals, 4-1, on Tuesday. Making the most of their home environs at Tri-City Park, the Maroon & White swept their doubles matches and got singles wins by Jack Latham and Jack Bowers. The Pirates will return to Tri-City on Wednesday, as they open