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SHARKS Reach Regionals For Fifth Consecutive Year

April 1, 2015
This week, the Ponte Vedra Boys Tennis Team advanced to the regional round of the state series for the fifth consecutive year with a second place finish in the district championships. With appearances in four of the seven finals, the Sharks finished with 12 points, ahead of Nease (9) and St. Augustine (4). Bartram Trail took first place honors with 19 points. 
Hunter Law was Ponte Vedra's lone champion with a victory in the # 4 singles division.
Ponte Vedra will now travel on Tuesday to take on Gainesville High School.

Finals Results For Ponte Vedra:
# 3 Singles: Martin Guttierrez (BT) d. Cole Gordon (PV) 6-3, 6-4.
# 4 Singles: Hunter Law (PV) d. Danny Welch (BT) 6-2, 6-0.
# 5 Singles: Renz Marson (BT) d. Chris Hewlett (PV) 6-4, 6-3.
# 2 Doubles: Guttierrez/Marson (BT) d. Gordon/Eston Hensley (PV) 6-2, 6-2.

 


SHARKS Finish Regular Season On Winning Note

March 25, 2015
The Ponte Vedra Boys Tennis Team traveled south to Pedro Menendez and closed out their 2015 regular season with a 6-1 win over the Falcons. The two day District Championships begin next Tuesday at Ponte Vedra High School.
 
1. Grant Kayworth (PM) d. Ethan Van Voorhis (PV) 6-2, 6-0.
2. Eric Gravelle (PV) d. Logan Clark (PM) 6-0, 6-1.
3, Cole Gordon (PV) d. Noah Masters (PM) 6-0, 6-0.
4. Hunter Law (PV) d. Eric Prill (PM) 6-2, 6-1.
5. Chris Hewlett (PV) d. Christian Geiger (PM) 6-0, 6-0.
 
1. Gordon / Eston Hensley (PV) d. Kayworth/Masters (PM) 8-4.
2. Colin Hawkins / Alex Penn (PV) d. Clark/Prill (PM) 8-3.
 
6. Eduardo Serrano (PV) d. Vinny Mollica (PM) 8-0.
7. Jifu Li (PV) d. Coleman Darby (PM) 8-0.
8. Kyle Ferah (PV) d. Trey Nadine (PM) 8-0.
 
3. Anthony Capasso/Davis Massey (PV) d. Geiger/Mollica (PM) 8-0.
 
March 24, 2015

Returning from Spring Break, the Ponte Vedra Boys Tennis Team lost on the road to district rival Bartram Trail 4-1.
1. Brandon Pham (BT) d. Ethan Van Voorhis (PV) 8-4.
2. Brian Pham (BT) d. Eric Gravelle (PV) 8-4.
3. Martin Gutierrez (BT) d. Cole Gordon (PV) 8-6.
4. Hunter Law (PV) d. Danny Welch (BT) 8-1.
5. Renz Marson (BT) d. Chris Hewlett (PV) 8-5.
 
1. Pham/Pham (BT) led Gravelle/Van Voorhis (PV) 6-2, abandoned (rain).
2. Gordon/Eston Hensley (PV) led Gutierrez/Marson (BT) 5-2, abandoned (rain).
 

Sharks Record Two Wins This Week

March 12, 2015

The Ponte Vedra Boys Tennis Team headed into Spring Break with a two match win streak by defeating a visiting St. Augustine squad 6-1.

 
1. Ethan Van Voorhis (PV) d. Zack Hutcherson (SA) 6-1, 6-1.
2. Eric Gravelle (PV) d. Jacob Carr (SA) 6-3, 6-0.
3. Cole Gordon (PV) d. Ryan Burkhardt (SA) 6-0, 6-2.
4. Hunter Law (PV) d. Tommy Calle (SA) 6-3, 6-3.
5. Colin Hawkins (PV) d. Ian Fraser (SA) 6-2, 6-1.
 
1. Gordon/ Eston Hensley (PV) d. Burkhardt/Hutcherson (SA) 8-3.
2. Carr/Fraser (SA) d. Chris Hewlett/Eduardo Serrano (PV) 8-6.
 
6. Jifu Li (PV) d. Andy Whallpher (SA) 8-2.
7. Kyle Ferah (PV) d. Jacob Palmer (SA) 6-4.
 
       Sharks Sink Fletcher Senators 5-2
1. Evan Carrigan (F) d. Ethan Van Voorhis (PV) 6-4, 6-1.
2. Gavin Davis (F) d. Eric Gravelle (PV) 2-6, 6-1, (10-8).
3. Cole Gordon (PV) d. Noah Bosco (F) 6-2, 6-0.
4. Hunter Law (PV) d. Patrick Orr (F) 6-1, 6-0. 
5. Chris Hewlett (PV) d. Eric Ortiz (F) 7-5, 6-0.
       1. Gravelle/ Van Voorhis (PV) d. Bosco/Carrigan 8-4.
       2. Gordon/ Eston Hensley (PV) d. Davis/Orr (F) 8-1.
 
      6. Colin Hawkins (PV) d. Thorn Prescott (F) 8-6.
      7. Jifu Li (PV) d. CJ Armstrong (F) 6-0.
 
Gainesville Turns The Table On Sharks
 
Less than a week after their shutout victory, the Sharks hosted a rematch with Gainesville and found themselves on the short end of a 5-2 score. Bolstered by the return of the Cacciatore twins, Gainesville took full advantage of # 1 Ethan Van Voorhis' absence to secure the victory.

 

1. Harrison Cacciatore (G) d. Eric Gravelle (PV) 8-3.

2. Grey Cacciatore (G) d. Hunter Law (PV) 8-2.

3. Dylan Ankersen (G) d. Cole Gordon (PV) 8-1.

4. Chris Hewlett (PV) d. Blake Burdge (G) 8-6.

5. Dare Harris (G) d. Eduardo Serrano (PV) 8-3.

 

1. Cacciatore / Cacciatore (G) d. Gravelle / Law (PV) 8-1.

2. Eston Hensley / Davis Massey (PV) d. Ankersen / Burdge (G) 8-3.

 

Nease Nips Ponte Vedra in Nailbiter 4-3

March 2, 2015
In a match that saw three of the five singles matches decided by match tie-breaks, the Ponte Vedra Boys Tennis Team dropped a 4-3 decision to crosstown rival Nease. With the match knotted at 3 all, the #1 doubles team of Guenther and Salmon clinched the match for the Panthers 9-7.
 
1. Tom Salmon (N) d. Ethan Van Voorhis (PV) 6-2, 6-1.
2. Trevor Bernas (N) d. Eric Gravelle (PV) 7-6 (5), 2-6, (10-4).
3. Sam Guenther (N) d. Hunter Law (PV) 6-7 (2), 6-3, (10-5).
4. Chris Hewlett (PV) d. Costa Tassopoulos (N) 6-3, 4-6, (10-8).
5. Eduardo Serrano (PV) d. Zach Stuckey (N) 6-2, 6-2.
 
1. Guenther/Salmon (N) d. Gravelle/Van Voorhis (PV) 9-7.
2. Davis Massey / Eston Hensley (PV) d. Bernas/Tassopoulos (N) 8-6.
 
The loss drops the Sharks to 6 and 3 on the season.
 
6. Colin Hawkins (PV) d. Zach Howell (N) 8-1.
7. Anthony Capasso (PV) d. Atharva Taiwade (N) 8-2.
 
3. Kyle Ferah / Alex Penn (PV) d. Mike Branum / Carter Wilson (N) 8-5.

February 28, 2015

The Ponte Vedra Boys Tennis Team returned from their weekend in Gainesville with a shutout victory over Gainesville but a hard fought loss to the Rams of Eastside.

1. Ryan Joo (E) d. Ethan Van Voorhis (PV) 6-4, 6-2.

2. Ben Brandt (E) d. Eric Gravelle (PV) 4-6, 7-5 (10-6).

3. Camille Kima (E) d. Hunter Law (PV) 6-2, 6-2.

4. Chris Hewlett (PV) d. Derek Li (E) 6-2, 1-6, (10-8).

5. Davis Washburn (E) d. Eduardo Serrano (PV) 6-1, 6-0.

 

1. abandoned due to rain

2. Kima / Washburn (E) d. Eston Hensley / Davis Massey (PV) 9-8 (7-2).

 

The Ponte Vedra Boys Tennis Team hit the road and returned to their winning ways on Friday with a 7-0 victory over Gainesville High School.
 
1. Ethan Van Voorhis (PV) d. Dylan Ankersen (G) 6-1, 6-0.
 
2. Eric Gravelle (PV) d. Blake Burge (G) 6-3, 6-3.
 
3. Hunter Law (PV) d. Dare Harris (G) 6-4, 2-6, (13-11).*    *Law saved one match point.
 
4. Chris Hewlett (PV) d. Jay Leshan (G) 6-3, 6-0.
 
5. Eduardo Serrano (PV) d. Christian Bryant (G) 6-2, 5-7, (10-6).
 
1. Gravelle/Van Voorhis (PV) d. Burge/Harris (G) 8-3.
 
2. Eston Hensley/Davis Massey (PV) d. Bryant/Leshan (G) 8-3.

Leon Blanks Ponte Vedra 7-0

February 21, 2015
Suffering their first shutout in two years and their first loss of the 2015 campaign, the Ponte Vedra Boys Tennis Team fell to visiting Leon High School of Tallahassee 7-0.
 
1. Will Stone (L) d. Ethan Van Voorhis (PV) 6-0, 6-0.
2. Brian Wilson (L) d. Eric Gravelle (PV) 6-2, 6-1.
3. Brennan Abramowitz (L) d. Hunter Law (PV) 6-2, 6-1.
4. Scott Epting (L) d. Chris Hewlett (PV) 6-4, 6-4.
5. Ben Dowling (L) d. Eduardo Serrano (PV) 7-6 (9), 7-5.
 
1. Stone/Wilson (L) d. Gravelle/Van Voorhis (PV) 8-1.
2. Abramowitz/Epting (L) d. Eston Hensley/Law (PV) 8-4.
 
6. Davis Massey (PV) d. John Towey (L) 8-6.
7. Jifu Li (PV) d. Josh Saunders (L) 8-4.
8. Colin Hawkins (PV) d. Austin Peppers (L) 8-0.



SHARKS Squeeze By Bishop Kenny

February 19, 2015
Led by freshman Eduardo Serrano's two match wins, the Ponte Vedra Boys Tennis Team narrowly avoided being upset at home by Bishop Kenny as they escaped with a 5-2 victory. Davis Massey clinched the match for Ponte Vedra while Hunter Law also added two points for the 5-0 Sharks.
 
1. Ethan Van Voorhis (PV) d. Will Thompson (BK) 9-7.*   *Van Voorhis saved one match point.
2. Hunter Law (PV) d. Egan Sanchez (BK) 8-2.
3. Adrian Navotas (BK) d. Chris Hewlett (PV) 8-6.
4. Eduardo Serrano (PV) d. Alejandro Hernandez (BK) 8-5.
5. Davis Massey (PV) d. Tyler Chin (BK) 8-6.
 
1. Sanchez/Thompson (BK) d. Eston Hensley/Van Voorhis (PV) 8-5.
2. Law/Serrano (PV) d. Hernandez/Navotas (BK) 9-7.
 
6. Jifu Li (PV) d. Joe Pohlgeers (BK) 6-2.
7. Colin Hawkins (PV) d. Luke Farmer (BK) 6-0.
8. Alex Penn (PV) d. Jeremy Clermont (BK) 6-2.

SHARKS Remain Undefeated With Wins Over Creekside, Episcopal and Bolles!

February 13, 2015
Returning home, the Ponte Vedra Boys Tennis Team managed to squeeze past a talented but young Bolles team 5-2 for their fourth win of the season.
 
1. Ethan Van Voorhis (PV) d. Ben Sievert (B) 8-0.
2. Eric Gravelle (PV) d. Bear Schickel (B) 8-2.
3. Cole Gordon (PV) d. Davey Crouch (B) 8-2.
4. Andrew Culver (B) d. Hunter Law (PV) 8-5.
5. Carter Morgan (B) d. Chris Hewlett (PV) 8-0.
 
1. Gravelle/Van Voorhis (PV) d. Crouch/Sievert (B) 8-5.
2. Gordon/Eston Hensley (PV) d. Morgan/Schickel (B) 8-5.
 
In the JV contest, the Sharks were also victorious 4-1.
 
1. Jake Fellows (B) d. Davis Massey (PV) 8-1.
2. Jifu Li (PV) d. Wiley Gillam (B) 8-4.
3. Anthony Capasso (PV) d. Louis Ballantine (B) 8-3.
 
1. Hunter Law/Massey (PV) d. Fellows/Gillam (B) 8-5.
2. Kyle Ferah/Eduardo Serrano (PV) d. Logan Hattery/Caden Matson (B) 8-3.
 

Thursday Feb 12, 2015  
SHARKS Ground Eagles 

The Ponte Vedra Boys Tennis Team ventured on the road for the first time this season and returned with a 6-1 victory over Episcopal, avenging last year's upset by the Eagles.
 
1. Ethan Van Voorhis (PV) d. Sean Halloran (E) 8-4.
2. Eric Gravelle (PV) d. Cole Korsog (E) 8-2.
3. Cole Gordon (PV) d. Cade Glasgow (E) 8-1.
4. Hunter Law (PV) d. Isaac Shad (E) 8-4.
5. Nathaniel King (E) d. Chris Hewlett (PV) 8-4.
 
1. Gravelle/Van Voorhis (PV) d. Halloran/King (E) 8-4.
2. Gordon/Eston Hensley (PV) d. Glasgow/Korsog (E) 8-6.
 
6. Davis Massey (PV) d. Kevin Steitz (E) 8-4.
7. Jifu Li (PV) d. Turner Riggs (E) 8-0.
8. Anthony Capasso (PV) d. Parker Skinner (E) 8-3.
 
The Sharks return home tomorrow to take on a young but solid Bolles team at 4:30 pm.
 

Tuesday Feb 10, 2015  
SHARKS Blank Knights 

The Ponte Vedra Boys Tennis Team notched their second win of the new season by sweeping aside visiting Creekside 7-0.
 
1. Ethan Van Voorhis (PV) d. Matt Jones (C) 8-1.
2. Eric Gravelle (PV) d. Jacob Van Dyke (C) 8-2.
3. Cole Gordon (PV) d. Chris Rehrig (C) 8-0.
4. Hunter Law (PV) d. Erik Sorensen (C) 8-4.
5. Chris Hewlett (PV) d. Neel Patel (C) 8-4.
 
1. Gordon/Eston Hensley (PV) d. Jones/Rehrig (C) 8-0.
2. Colin Hawkins/Law (PV) d. Sorensen/Van Dyke (C) 9-8 (10-5).

SHARKS Take Down Lake Highland To Open Season

February 6, 2015
The Ponte Vedra Boys Tennis Team began their 2015 campaign on a winning note as the Sharks dismissed visiting Lake Highland Prep of Orlando, 6-1.
 
1. Daniel Kramer (LHP) d. Ethan Van Voorhis (PV) 6-1, 4-6, (10-6).
2. Eric Gravelle (PV) d. Rob Henley (LHP) 6-3, 6-2.
3. Cole Gordon (PV) d. Griffin Donnelly (LHP) 6-1, 6-4.
4. Hunter Law (PV) d. Jacob Ward (LHP) 6-0, 4-6, (11-9).
5. Chris Hewlett (PV) d. Peter Kassabov (LHP) 6-2, 6-2.
 
6. Eduardo Serrano (PV) d. Max Pokorny (LHP) 6-1, 6-0.
 
1. Gravelle/Van Voorhis (PV) d. Henley/Kramer (LHP) 8-1.
2. Gordon/ Eston Hensley (PV) d. Donnelly/Ward (LHP) 8-5.
 
3. Colin Hawkins/Davis Massey (PV) d. Kassabov/Pokorny (LHP) 8-0.