Coed, independent, PK3-12th grade school in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Boys Varsity Tennis vs. Calvary Christian & IRC
by Coach Bob Davis
In the second week of varsity tennis action, the boys swept Calvary Christian School on Thursday 7-0, and squeaked by Indian Rocks Christian School on Tuesday 4-3.
Leading the Chargers was team captain Stefan Bilanovic '23 at the #1 position defeating Jaden R 8-3. At the #2, first year varsity player Alex R '28 defeated Cole S, 8-1. Ryan Majeski '25 at the #3 defeated Nick A 8-4. Misha Drunov '24 playing #4 bested Anthony V. 8-1 and Sasa Bilanovic '25 in the #5 position beat his opponent in a close 8-6 match. The number 1 doubles team of Stefan Bilanovic '23 and Alex R '28 won 8-1 and the number 2 team of Misha Drunov '24 and Sasa Bilanovic '25 won 8-2.
The match against Indian Rocks Christian School was a whole different story. It was a nail biter with the number 1 doubles team pulling it out in the last match of the evening 9-8(4) and giving the chargers a close 4-3 win.
Ryan Majeski '25 played the 1 against Mason S and dropped a tough match 3-8. Sasa Bilanovic '25 at the 2 won a close match 8-5. Misha Drunov '24 at the 3 handily beat his opponent Colin W. 8-2. Fin Matheson '23 dropped a close match 6-8, and first year varsity member Lucas A '27 bested Jacob A 8-0. Going into the doubles the chargers were leading 3-2 and needed one more win.
The number 2 doubles team of Fin Matheson '23 and Lucas A '27 lost a close match 6-8 and that left the fate of the contest in the hands of the 1 doubles team of Sasa Bilanovic '25 and Misha Drunov '24. They were down 4-6 before their comeback began. They minimized errors and tied the game up at 6 all, then 7 all, then 8 all -- which forced a 10 point match tie break. Sasa and Misha showed great composure as they rattled off points in the tie-break to beat their opponents 10-4 and clinch the match for the Chargers.
The varsity team plays next against Clearwater Central Christian School on Thursday, February 24 at the Racquet Club.
Shorecrest Preparatory School
5101 First Street Northeast St Petersburg, FL 33703 Phone: (727) 522-2111 | Fax: (727) 527-4191 [Map]