Holland Sentinel All Area Boys Tennis Team

Tucker HeneghanSCHOOL: Holland ChristianGRADE: SeniorFLIGHT: No. 1 singlesNET WORTH: Was OK Blue runner-up, regional champion and state quarterfinalist, finishing with 23-7 recordCOACH’S VIEW: ” Tucker is the absolute gold standard for me. Over his four years at HC, he has never had fewer than 20 wins in any season and he has a career singles record of 95 wins against only 16 losses. He worked incredibly hard this off season to improve his game in order to make the jump from No. 2 up to No. 1 singles. That hard work really Paid off as he defeated all but the very best players in the state of Michigan this year.As a team captain, Tucker is a great example of practicing with intensity,competing with passion and humility,and handling himself with class at all times both on and off the court.” Steve Gorno

Brady ShanskiSCHOOL: Zeeland EastGRADE: SophomoreFLIGHT: No. 1 singlesNET WORTH:COACH’S VIEW: “Brady is an outstanding baseline player with a strong forehand that he uses to capitalize on weak returns. Brady is a dedicated player who works hard in the off season to improve all aspects of his game. The sky is the limit for our sophomore team captain.” – Jed Mulder

Ethan HaskillSCHOOL: Zeeland WestGRADE: SeniorFLIGHT: No. 1 singlesNET WORTH: Finished 14-13 but had huge wins against several local players and some of the top players in the state. Was regional semifinalist and reached second round of state tournament.COACH’S VIEW: “Has been No. 1 singles for us the past two years and competed and improved each year he has been a part of the program. Has been a phenomenal role model and leader for our programme.” -Lance McKinney

Jackson MillerSCHOOL: HamiltonGRADE: JuniorFLIGHT: No. 2 singlesNET WORTH: Finished 25-3. Finished third in OK Blue, was a regional finalist and made the second round of the state tournament.COACH’S VIEW: “Jackson had a tremendous year, he’s a fighter/never gives up and plays a very strategic game, has a ton of endurance. ” – Steve Lubbers

Liam HerweyerSCHOOL: West OttawaGRADE: SeniorFLIGHT: No. 1 doublesNET WORTH: Went 21-10. Took second at OK Red Conference and regionals. Readched second round of state tournament.COACH’S VIEW: “Liam is another three-year varsity player for us and one of the best doubles players I’ve ever coached. His serve has the most variety on the team and his groundstrokes are among the best as well. He was a lot of fun to watch this year.” – Brian Metz

Jack O’BrienSCHOOL: West OttawaGRADE: SeniorFLIGHT: No. 1 doublesNET WORTH: Went 21-10. Took second at OK Red Conference and regionals. Readched second round of state tournament.COACH’S VIEW: “Jack has been a huge contributor to our varsity team over the last 3 seasons. He worked incredibly hard every year and I’m happy he was able to play 1 doubles for us this season. Jack turned his serve and groundstrokes into real weapons this season which resulted in a lot of wins for us. He’s going to be hard to replace next year.” – Brian Metz

Sam PayneSCHOOL: HollandGRADE: SeniorFLIGHT: No. 1 doublesNET WORTH: Went 21-5. Won OK Green Conference title. Runner-up at D3 regions and reached second round of state tournament.COACH’S VIEW: Quote: “Sam and Elliot were arguably our strongest flight this season. They were a dominant doubles team that finished countless points at the net. When they were on, which was often, they were a force to be reckoned with Sam and Elliot went 40-10 over the last two seasons at No. 1 doubles and were one of the best doubles teams in all of Division 3. On top of that, they are two incredibly coachable players.” – Kyle Kreps

Eliot WehrmeyerSCHOOL: HollandGRADE: JuniorFLIGHT: No. 1 doubles. NET WORTH: Went 21-5. Won OK Green Conference title. Runner-up at D3 regions and reached second round of state tournament.COACH’S VIEW: Quote: “Sam and Elliot were arguably our strongest flight this season. They were a dominant doubles team that finished countless points at the net. When they were on, which was often, they were a force to be reckoned with Sam and Elliot went 40-10 over the last two seasons at No. 1 doubles and were one of the best doubles teams in all of Division 3. On top of that, they are two incredibly coachable players.” – Kyle Kreps

Henry LangejansSCHOOL: Holland ChristianGRADE: SophomoreFLIGHT: No. 1 doublesNET WORTH: Regional champion and state quarfer finalist. Finished 23-5. COACH’S VIEW: “Henry is a silent assassin on the court. One of the nicest people you will ever meet, he attacks every ball in doubles like it stole his lunch money.” – Steve Gorno

Simon LangejansSCHOOL: Holland ChristianGRADE: JuniorFLIGHT: No. 1 doublesNET WORTH: Regional champion and state quarfer finalist. Finished 23-5. COACH’S VIEW: “Simon is one of the biggest hitters on our team. When he is focused and on his game, he can impose his will on opponents and dominate matches.” – Steve Gorno

Jake BloemersSCHOOL: West OttawaGRADE: SeniorFLIGHT: No. 2 doubles NET WORTH: Went4 19-11. Won OK Red Conference title and D1 regional. Reaches second round of state tournament.COACH’S VIEW: “Jake is a new addition on the varsity this season and immediately made an impact high in our doubles line-up. He’s got the hardest serve on the team (109 mph!) and the forehand to go with it. Our only flight to win both the Conference & Region, No. 2 doubles was a strength of our team this season when it mattered the most.” – Brian Mets

Cody SchurmanGRADE: SophomoreFLIGHT: No. 2 doubles NET WORTH: Went4 19-11. Won OK Red Conference title and D1 regional. Reaches second round of state tournament.COACH’S VIEW: “Cody’s game has grown leaps and bounds compared to last season as a freshman. His serve (while not as hard as his partner Jakes), is a strong part of his game along with his equally Impressive forehand and backhand. Only a sophomore, I’m excited to see how much Cody keeps improving over the next two years.” – Brian Metz

Brody RubySCHOOL: West OttawaGRADE: SeniorFLIGHT: No. 3 doublesNET WORTH: Went 21-10. Won OK Red Conference title. Runner-up at regionals and reached second round of state tournament.COACH’S VIEW: “Brody Ruby is a two year varsity starter and has been instrumental to the success we’ve had this year. A true competitor every time he steps on the court, we’ll miss his intensity at both practices and matches next fall.” – Brian Metz

Brayden GoodwinSCHOOL: West OttawaGRADE: FreshmanFLIGHT: No. 3 doublesNET WORTH: Went 21-10. Won OK Red Conference title. Runner-up at regionals and reached second round of state tournament.COACH’S VIEW: “Brayden is another talented freshman that broke into the varsity line-up this season. With classic strokes, I could see him playing at any number of spots on the team over the next three seasons. A lot of players don’t have that flexibility and I’m lucky to have him.” – Brian Metz

Max McCormickSCHOOL: West OttawaGRADE: SeniorFLIGHT: No. 4 doublesNET WORTH: Went 23-8. Finished runner-up at OK Red Conference tournament and D1 regional. Reached second round of state tournament.COACH’S VIEW: “Max is a two-year varsity player for us and has a unique game that gives every opponent he plays trouble. Using a lot of slice and placement, Max confused and frustrated a lot of people he’s on the court with. I’m going to miss him next season.” – Brian Metz

Landon MeyerSCHOOL: West OttawaGRADE: SophomoreFLIGHT: No. 4 doublesNET WORTH: Went 23-8. Finished runner-up at OK Red Conference tournament and D1 regional. Reached second round of state tournament.COACH’S VIEW: “Landon is developing a powerful game that compliments his partners well. He made the biggest improvements on serve and forehand from last year. If he makes as much progress as I think he can this off- season, it wouldn’t surprise me to see him near the top of our doubles line-up next fall.” – Brian Metz

  • second team
  • Aiden Sin, Holland
  • Mason Blauwkamp, ​​Hamilton
  • Andrew Lubbers, Holland
  • Traiden Bethke, West Ottawa
  • Trevyn Bethke, West Ottawa
  • Nick Lloyd, Zeeland West
  • Josh Dawson, Holland Christian
  • Charlie Reese, Zeeland East
  • James Stewart, Zeeland West
  • Dylan Becksvoort, Holland Christian
  • James Baer, ​​Holland
  • Seth Lappinga, Hamilton
  • Tyler Dykstra, Zeeland West
  • Mitch Boerman, Holland Christian
  • Tryg Tanis, Holland Christian
  • Jackson Engbers, Holland Christian
  • Tyler Hemmeke, Holland Christian
  • Hayden Bauman, Holland Christian
  • Evan Disselkoen, Holland Christian
  • Luke Kaynor, Zeeland West
  • Luke Bosma, Zeeland West
  • Diego Mendoza, Zeeland West
  • Max Settlemyre, Zeeland West

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