Category Archives: Tennis

Dillon takes fourth in state

Cornwall senior Ernesto Dillon knew his first match Saturday against Hamburg’s Tim Kane, the fifth seed, were essentially for fourth place in state. Dobbs Ferry’s Mike Selin was able to play due to injury in the next round. Dillon went out and defeated Kane 6-0, 6-2 to earn a state medal and finished fourth in [...]

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State tennis second-day results

Cornwall senior Ernesto Dillon dropped a 6-3, 6-0 decision to second-seeded Taiyo Hamanaka of Eastchester in a state quarterfinal but is still alive in the medal round at the National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows. Dillon, who defeated Pittsford Mendon’s Matt Renzi 6-2, 6-3 in the round of 16, could place as high as fourth [...]

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State tennis first-round results: Dillon records lone Section 9 win

Cornwall senior Ernesto Dillon is one win away from advancing to his first state quarterfinal. Dillon defeated Josh Druger of Fayetteville Manlius 6-1, 6-1 in the first round of the state tournament Thursday at the National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows. He will play Pittsford Mendon’s Matt Renzi in the second round, which begins at [...]

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Recap and video: Cornwall dominates Section 9 tennis tournament

GOSHEN – It was all Cornwall at the Section 9 boys’ tennis championships on Wednesday at Matchpoint Sports Complex. Cornwall senior Ernesto Dillon won the singles title, putting away defending champion Davis Fleming of James I. O’Neill 6-0, 6-1. Dillon was forced to retire against Fleming, a junior, in last year’s final with flu-like symptoms [...]

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Live Section 9 tennis round of 16, quarterfinals, video

Newburgh Free Academy junior Danny Parris survived a three-set quarterfinal, defeating Red Hook’s Jonas Lindholm-Uzzi 6-7 (7-3), 7-6 (7-2), 6-3 at the Section 9 championships at Match Point Tennis in Goshen. Parris won the last four games of the match and overcame a 5-4 deficit in the second set. He will play top-seeded Ernesto Dillon [...]

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Section 9 tennis draws

Here are the first-round singles and doubles matchups for the Section 9 championships, which start at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Match Point Tennis in Goshen. Singles Round of 16: No. 1 seed Ernesto Dillon (Cornwall) vs. Justin Lin (Spackenkill); No. 8 Alec Cohen (Kingston) vs. Alex Schaef (Onteora); No. 5 Danny Parris (Newburgh Free Academy) [...]

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VIDEO: OCIAA doubles champions Lucas Arora, Dan Leach

Cornwall’s Lucas Arora and Dan Leach became the youngest doubles team to win an Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association title Friday. Arora, an eighth-grader, and Leach, a seventh-grader, topped Goshen’s Lucas Irace and Mike Wolek 6-3, 6-0 at Match Point Tennis. Arora and Leach are 13 years old.

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VIDEO: Cornwall senior Ernesto Dillon on 4th OCIAA title

Cornwall’s Ernesto Dillon didn’t recognized Andy Lake’s name. But, Dillon, a Cornwall senior, was happy to join the company of the former John S. Burke Catholic tennis player. Dillon tied Lake’s record with his fourth Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association title Friday at Match Point Tennis in Goshen. He defeated James I. O’Neill junior Davis [...]

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OCIAA tennis: Dillon wins 4th singles title

Cornwall senior Ernesto Dillon made history on his 18th birthday. Dillon captured his fourth Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association title, tying Burke Catholic’s Andy Lake (1985-88) for the record. He beat James I. O’Neill junior Davis Fleming 6-2, 6-2 in a rematch of last year’s final. Cornwall’s Lucas Arora, an eighth-grader, and Dan Leach, a [...]

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OCIAA early round singles

OCIAA championships (at Match Point Tennis, Goshen) Quarterfinals: Ernesto Dillon (Cornwall) d. Alec Cohen (Kingston) 6-1, 6-2; Danny Parris (Newburgh Free Academy) d. Troy Chuckran (Port Jervis) 6-4, 6-2; Tyler Reede (Newburgh Free Academy) d. Jake McSpirit (Minisink Valley) 6-0, 6-0; Davis Fleming (James I. O’Neill) d. Manny Torres (Port Jervis) 6-0, 6-0. Round of [...]

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