Findlay ends the tennis championship winning streak for St. John's Jesuit

FINDLAY, Ohio (WTVG) - St. John's Jesuit has not lost a tennis championship as a member of the Three Rivers Athletic Conference.

In fact, the Titans have not lost a league or conference title dating back to when the school was a member of the City League. That is 15 straight titles.

Last week - Findlay - knocked off the Titans for the first time in the TRAC Championship.

"We've had a lot of great teams in my eleven years here and they've always just been a little bit better, a little bit deeper," Findlay head coach Sean Swisher said. "This win wasn't just for the 2019 Trojans, it was for a lot of great players in the last ten years for me."

Swisher's son is a junior on this year's team.

"Winning the TRAC, I mean I guess extra special because St. John's year in and year out is a top ten team in the state," Drew Swisher said.

On that final day of the conference championship, everyone had their eyes on the third singles final, which ultimately decided the team title.

"Our depth is just really, really big," Findlay doubles player Logan Tichenor said. "We have ten players that can play varsity. Our first and second singles and third singles are playing absolutely amazing."

Now, Findlay wants more as the sectional round of the individual tournament wraps this weekend. Plus, there is the team tournament where the Titans could very likely once again be on the other side of the bracket.

"We have to play Perrysburg (May 20th)," Sean Swisher said. "The winner of that will probably play the winner of St. John's and Northview. And the winner of that will go to the state final four so I think they've been to the final four the last 14 years in a row too. So it's another thing we'll need to play well because we'll have to go up there and get by a really, really good Perrysburg team to get there."



 
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