The duo has played well all year and claimed their seventeenth win on Monday against Whitko.
They had a busy week defeating Adams Central 4-6, 6-3 and 6-2 on Tuesday. Wednesday they beat North side 6-1 and 6-0 and Thursday they shut out Central Noble 6-0, 6-0. Mey and McDowell started Conference play on Friday beating Westview 6-0, 6-0. Then on Saturday they beat West Noble 6-1, 6-1 to advance to the championship match against Fairfield. Mey and McDowell defeated Josh Beck and Derick Troeger 6-2, 6-4 to claim the Conference title.
“I wish we would have gotten together sooner,” said Mey, on being doubles partner with McDowell. “I have really enjoyed my senior year playing partners with Alex. When I get down he helps me get my mind set back and keep working harder. It was just a great way to finish our careers here at Churubusco.”
As a team Churubusco placed seventh in Conference. Jesse Lich placed eighth in #1 singles, Andrew took ninth place in #2 singles. The #2 doubles team of Grant Stephan and Brandon Wormcastle finished in ninth place.
“It’s really been a great four years playing tennis here at Churubusco” stated McDowell. “I’m really glad Ryan convinced me to play doubles this year. It’s been an exciting year going undefeated and winning Conference.”
In Mondays action against Whitko, Jesse Lich and Grant Stephan won a close first set 7-5, then dropping them quickly in the second 6-3. McDowell and Mey defeated their opponents 6-2 and 6-0. Singles players Andrew Biddle and Brandon Wormcastle didn’t fair so well dropping their matches 6-0,6-0.
Sectional begins Thursday at Warsaw, the Eagles will play Wawasee at 4:30 p.m.. Championship match will be Friday at 4:30 p.m.