The Maple Leafs’ tennis team had a strong showing against elite teams at the Moline Invitational and competed against Princeton in dual action.

The Maple Leafs’ tennis team had a strong showing against elite teams at the Moline Invitational and competed against Princeton in dual action.

Moline Invite

The Maple Leafs captured fifth place in the team competition among an 11-team field at Moline High School with the tournament concluding on May 4.

Geneseo’s Mason Miller led the way with a fifth-place finish in the No. 1 singles bracket.

A sophomore, Miller’s only loss in the tournament came against Moline’s Dylan Wiemers who went on to win the championship.

Miller nabbed fifth with a 6-2, 6-3 victory.

In No. 2 singles, Griffin Tracey was narrowly defeated in the third-place match 4-6, 7-5, 10-7.

After winning his first-round match 6-3, 6-1, Tracey was defeated in the semifinals by the eventual champion from Evanston before vying for third.

In doubles, Luke Chaney and Ryan Morgan cruised to earn a 6-1, 6-0 win in the seventh-place match in No. 1 doubles.

Mason Smith and Carter Stephenson landed fifth picking up a 6-2, 6-2 win in the No. 2 doubles bracket.

Smith and Stephenson’s only loss came at the hands of the championship team from Evanston.

Geneseo at Princeton

The Maple Leafs made quick work of Princeton sweeping the Tigers on the road on May 6.

Miller swung his way to a 6-1, 6-0 win in the top singles match, and Tracey tacked on a 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 2 singles.

Morgan and Chaney had to fight for a 6-2, 6-7 (2) 10-5 super tiebreaker win at No. 1 doubles, and Smith and Robinson finished off a 6-1, 6-4 win.

Josh Beeth and Stephenson teamed up for a 6-1, 6-3 doubles victory.