Potters netters dismiss QND 8-1
Two three-set wins helped Dunlap lock up a win over Morton on April 7.
The Potters salvaged a pair of doubles victories to lose 7-2 to the host Eagles in a Mid-Illini Conference dual.
Chandler Stimpert and Josh Phillips teamed for a 5-7, 6-3, 6-2 win from the No. 1 post.
Morton’s second tandem of Troy Hohulin and Mason Plotner won easily 6-0, 6-2.
Dunlap twice prevailed in tiebreaking sets on the way to a 6-0 advantage after singles play.
The Potters ended the week at 1-1 in the league, good for a four-way tie for third place with Washington, Pekin and East Peoria.
MHS 8, Quincy Notre Dame 1
The Potters rolled to a “home” win over the Raiders on Friday.
In a match played at Washington, Stimpert (6-1, 6-0), Hohulin (6-1, 6-3), Plotner (6-1, 6-3), Phillips (6-1, 6-2) and Andrew Farmer (6-1, 6-4) gave Morton a 5-1 margin in singles.
The Potters were perfect in doubles matchups, with Hohulin/Plotner (6-4, 6-4), Adam Dryden/Farmer (5-7, 6-2, 10-7) and Walker Smith/Sam Taluc (2-6, 7-6, 10-7) the winning combinations.
The Potters placed third with 28 points in Peoria on Saturday.
Stimpert paced Morton with a championship in No. 1 singles. He completed his run to the title by outlasting a top Champaign Central netter 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-2) in the final.
Phillips and the duo of Smith/Taluc both earned consolation crowns.
Phillips completed his No. 2 singles turnaround with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over a Quincy entrant.
Smith/Taluc rebounded from a round-one loss in No. 3 doubles to win two straight, including a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Alton.
Hohulin/Plotner took second-place honors after a 6-1, 6-1 setback in the No. 1 doubles championship bout.
Dryden/Farmer placed fourth for Morton in No. 2 doubles competition.
Richwoods edged Champaign Central 35-33 for the title.