Pioneer, Huron and Greenhills well represented on All-State tennis teams
Ann Arbor schools were well represented on the Michigan High School Tennis Coaches Association All-State teams, with six individuals from Pioneer, Huron and Greenhills and six doubles flights being selected for first-team or honorable mention honors.
The MHSTeCA also recognized Pioneer coach Tom Pullen as a one of 10 Division 1 regional coaches of the year.
Huron freshman Jack Petersen and junior Kevin Chang were first team singles selections in Division 1 as were Pioneer junior Garrett Halpert and senior Matt Hing.
Chang and Halpert both competed at No. 1 singles. Chang advanced to the second round of the state finals while Halpert was a quarterfinalist. Petersen and Hing competed at No. 2 singles. Petersen advanced to the second round of the state tournament, while Hing was a semifinalist.
Pioneer's No. 1 doubles state championship team of Hunter St. Pierre and Taylor Zdanowski and Huron's No.1 team of Erik Ljungman and Jonathan Zhou - themselves state quarterfinalists - were also Division 1 first team selections.
Greenhills - Division 4 state champions for the third consecutive year - had No. 1 singles player John Adams on the first team as well its No. 1 and No. 2 doubles teams AJ Gay and Ben Froehlich, and David Goldfarb and Shamik Ganguly.
Gay and Froehlich were state semifinalist at No. 1 doubles, while Goldfarb and Ganguly were champions of the No. 2 flight.
FIRST TEAM Jack Petersen (9), Huron Kevin Chang (11), Huron Garrett Halpert (11), Pioneer Matt Hing (12), Pioneer Jack Parks (12) Birmingham Brother Rice Eric Guindi (11), Detroit Catholic Central Joe Dube (12), Detroit Catholic Central Michael Dube (9), Detroit Catholic Central Trevor Stoimenoff (11), Grand Ledge Matt Hamilton (10), Grandville Stephen Payne (11), Livonia Franklin Aaron Zhang (11), Plymouth Brett Forman (10), Troy Andrew Cahn (11), West Bloomfield
HONORABLE MENTION Matt Culver (12), Fraser John Willard (12), Grosse Pointe South Walter Woods (12), Livonia Franklin Alex Kim (9), Milford John Vanderheuvel (10), Port Huron Northern Justin Betrus (11), Port Huron Northern Nick Fiaschetti (10), Rochester Stoney Creek
FIRST TEAM Erik Ljungman/Jonathan Zhou (12/11), Huron Hunter St. Pierre/Taylor Zdanowski (12/11), Ann Arbor Pioneer Taylor Maks/Parker Gradolph (12/12), Birmingham Brother Rice Willy Willson/Kevin Hodges (11/11), Detroit Catholic Central Jason Carless/Greg Richard (10/12), Novi Matt Kuntzman/Kento Mizusaki (11/11), Troy
HONORABLE MENTION Henry Belden/Mac Moore (12/12), Pioneer Zack Bayoff/Garrett Kessler (12/12), Pioneer Charlie Dillon/Ryan O'Connor (11/12), Birmingham Brother Rice Bill Bell/Alex Brizard (11/12), Novi Will Chen & Eric Flewelling (12/10), Troy Athens Jake Singer & Stephan Huteckeviz (12/12), West Bloomfield
FIRST TEAM Bronson Goodsell (12), Battle Creek Central Jim Beckwith (11), Battle Creek Lakeview Kevin Noble (12) - Battle Creek Lakeview Graham Gettel (12), Birmingham Seaholm Harry Jadun (12), East Lansing John McDonald (10), Farmington Hills Harrison Grant Veltman (12), GR Forest Hills Central Rafael Puerari (12), Grand Rapids Northview Lloyokane Mavovngov (10), Lansing Eastern Alek Davila (12), Midland Dow Santi Guerra (11), Midland Dow Andy Struble (11), Okemos Rishi Shah (12), Okemos Paul Osterban (9), Portage Northern Jay Joshi (12), Rochester Adams Kristoff Saari (11), Rochester Adams Fisher Sutherland (11), Traverse City Central John Filcik (12), Zeeland East
HONORABLE MENTION Blaine Stannard (11), Birmingham Groves Max Hemmrich (11), Bloomfield Hills Lahser Steve Sweeney (12), Bloomfield Hills Lahser Rollin Baker (12), East Lansing Andre Dupret (12), North Farmington Spencer Navarre (10), Ortonville-Brandon Kevin Wu (12), Rochester Adams Hunter Bergsma (12), Traverse City Central
FIRST TEAM Jordan Shawver/Naveed Iqball (12/12), Battle Creek Lakeview Nick Valente/Calvin Greer (12/10), Birmingham Groves Chris Milliken/Hank Carpenter (12/12), Birmingham Seaholm T.J. Brogan/Russell James (12/12), East Lansing Garrett De Waal/Andrew McClure (12/12), GR Forest Hills Central Austin Woody/Vikram Shankar (10/9), Midland Dow Kyle Haak/Hershal Ambekar (10/10), Okemos Chris Heimburger/Peter Pappas (12/12), Traverse City Central
HONORABLE MENTION Kevin Winegar/John Templeman (12/10), Midland Dow
Singles FIRST TEAM Eric Hwu (12), B.H. Andover Evan Chen (11), B.H. Andover Jeffrey LoDuca (12), B.H. Cranbrook-Kingswood Matthew McCormick (10), B.H. Cranbrook-Kingswood Mitchell Petersen (12), East GR Paul Blais (12), Fremont Johnny Cotton (12), GR Forest Hills Eastern Mike Darling (12), Parma Western Zach Phillips (10), Petoskey Kevin Renehan (11), South Lyon East
HONORABLE MENTION Hergen Bauer (12), Battle Creek Harper Creek Matt Linsley (12), Battle Creek Pennfield Casey Feenstra (12), GR Forest Hills Northern Klaas Walhout (11), Grand Rapids Christian Max Wittenberg (12), Richland Gull Lake Jake Stants (10), St Joseph
FIRST TEAM David Risov/Jason Law (12/11), B.H. Andover George Orley/Max Manley (12/11), B.H. Cranbrook-Kingswood Alex Gruskin/Kyle Zhu (10/12), Detroit Country Day David Regan/Kyle Wallace (11/11), East Grand Rapids Bill Schaff/Brett Michaud (11/11), GR Forest Hills Northern Jonathan Bellio/Sam Kelly (11/11), St Joseph
HONORABLE MENTION Ray Ohara/Jonna Yousif (12/12), B.H. Andover Corey Goodstein/Andrew Georgeson (12/11), B.H. Cranbrook-Kingswood Jordan Tingle/Alex Dowley (12/12), Parma Western Tyler Romanick/Adam Blachut (12/11), Petoskey
FIRST TEAM Matt Bulger (12), Almont John Adams (12), Greenhills Alejandro Blake (12), G.P. Woods University Liggett Brad Plaisier (10), Kalamazoo Christian Tim Spitzer (12), Kalamazoo Hackett Robert Stevens (?), Kalmazoo Christian Paul Heeder (11), Lansing Catholic Paul Reed (10), Monroe St Mary Catholic Central Spencer Milbocker (12), Otsego Chance Conley (10), Portland Brett Graham (12), Williamston Michael Sienko (10), Williamston
HONORABLE MENTION Mithun Saha (10), Greenhills Matt Cloutier (11), Grosse Ile Matt Smith (12), Grosse Ile Larry Daniel (12), Muskegon Catholic Central Stefan Miller (12), North Muskegon
FIRST TEAM A.J. Gay/Ben Froehlich (12/12), Greenhills David Goldfarb/Shamik Ganguly (12/12), Greenhills Ryan Henckel/Jake Walsh (12/12), Buchanan Tim Sassack/Saim Choudry (12/12), Grosse Ile Greg Waddell/Peter Murray (12/11), Lansing Catholic John Snider/Marshall Scheldt (11/11), North Muskegon Patrick Wilson/Michael Elliott (12/12), Traverse City St Francis
HONORABLE MENTION Tyler Smith/Austin Brinkerll (12/11), Grant Jake Schuitema/John Daniel (12/10), Muskegon Catholic Central Jonathan Rickli/Zachary Radcliffe (12/11), Otsego JJ Martin/Chris Gagleard (12/12), Richmond Nate Johnson/Matt McKissack (12/12), Whitehall