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St. John s wins City tennis titles; Knights O Connells tops in singles

St. John s Jesuit won the City League tennis championship yesterday at Jermain Park, taking all the championship matches except the top two singles.

The No. 1 and 2 singles titles went to cousins James and Mike O Connell of St. Francis de Sales,

The Titans added the tournament title to the regular-season crown they had won earlier by edging the Knights 38-35.

St. John s and St. Francis shared the title last year and the Knights won the year before that.

James O Connell defended at No. 1 with a 6-1, 6-1 victory over St. John s James Davis. His first two years, O Connell had won championships at No. 2 singles.

Mike O Connell, a junior, defended his championship at No. 2 with a 6-1, 6-0 victory over the Titans Deepak Adappa. O Connell had won the title at No. 3 singles as a freshman.

Dusty DeLelles won the No. 3 singles for St. John s, defeating Justine Stebbings of Rogers 6-1, 6-1. Stebbings, an exchange student from Australia, arrived too late to compete on the girls team in the fall.

Brothers Rollin and Phil Urrutia of St. John s won No. 1 doubles, defeating St. Francis Peter Jajou and Steve Cabanski 6-7, 6-2, 6-3.

The Titans Tyler Sbrocchi and Brian Meyer prevailed at No. 2 doubles in another three-setter, 6-3, 5-7, 6-2 over the Knights Eric Lindsley and Greg Wilkowski.

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