Sumner boy’s tennis goes undefeated

Undefeated seasons don't happen often, Sumner's boy's tennis coach Chris Heacox said. But that's exactly what the Spartans did during the 2013-2014 season, they went undefeated 12-0.

Sumner boy's tennis team won all but six matches this season.

Undefeated seasons don’t happen often, Sumner’s boy’s tennis coach Chris Heacox said. But that’s exactly what the Spartans did during the 2013-2014 season, they went undefeated 12-0. Sumner only lost six total matches the entire season, ending with an individual record of 54-6.

“We knew going in that we had a very strong team,” he said. “Maybe the strongest in my nine years as the head coach.”

Three players rotated through the two singles spots Ð freshman Zaylan Jacobsen, junior Zak Landers and senior Cody Jagodinski. Heacox credits them as being the reason why the team went undefeated. Jacobsen, Landers and Jagodinski were undefeated in all the matches they played.

The highlight for Heacox has been winning the league championship, he said. This is the first time Sumner has won the championship since winning it in 2007 and 2008.

Jacobsen was named the Singles Player of the Year as well as named to the first team all-league. Also, named to the first team all-league was Landers, Jagodinski and doubles player senior Brandon Walsh. Senior doubles player Nathan Santo Domingo was named to the honorable mention all-league.

“It feels great going undefeated,” Walsh said. “Being my senior year, makes it that much better.”
League tournament play started Oct. 16. and the district tournament is set for Nov. 1 and 2. After districts, those who qualify will continue onto the state tournament in May 2014.

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