Congratulations to our Boys Varsity Tennis Team for their 4TH PLACE FINISH IN STATE!
Tennis Boys (Varsity)
COACH: Corky Leighton, Head Varsity Boys Tennis
2017 VARSITY BOYS TENNIS ROSTER
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Head Coach: Corky Leighton
Assistant Coach: Scott Gilbert
Superintendent: Michael Simeck
Varsity Boys Tennis place first at the Warren Sectional Tournament with a score of 35 points.
Will Zordani – 1st place, 10 pts
Oleksyi Vyshyvanyuk – 2nd place, 8 pts
Jack Armstrong/Connor Polender – 1st place, 10 pts
Daniel Beedle/Jack Pasquella - 3rd place, 7 pts
LFHS Boys Tennis
NSC Varsity Tournament
LFHS 32 points, second place
Lake Forest 2 - New Trier 7
LFHS 25 points, sixth place
Lake Forest 2 - Glenbrook North 7
The Scouts lose to a strong GBN team.
Lake Forest was in eighth place when Pitchford-Hersey Invitational Tournament was cancelled before completion due to the weather.
Lake Forest 7 - Mundelein 0
Lake Forest 7 - Zion Benton 0
On a night when the team celebrated its seniors and coaches — Corky Leighton and Scott Gilbert — as well as Corky Leighton's recent induction into the Illinois Coaches Hall of Fame, the team came away with a shutout over Zion Benton.
2017 Prospect Power 8 Invitational
Lake Forest 4 Evanston 1
Lake Forest 4 Lake Forest Academy 1
Lake Forest 1 Naperville North 4
Lake Forest 7 - Libertyville 0
Varsity boys tennis dominated play and came away with a shutout vs the Wildcats.
Deerfield/Lake Forest Quad Results
The Varsity boys tennis team was undefeated at the Deerfield/Lake Forest Quad
Lake Forest 4 - Stevenson 3
Lake Forest 4 - Deerfield 3
Lake Forest 6 - Fremd 1
LF 7 - Warren 0
After suffering a shutout at the hands of Stevenson, Varsity boys tennis came back to do the same to Warren.
Lake Forest 0 - Stevenson 7
The Scouts are shut out by a strong Stevenson team.
Corky Leighton, Head Varsity Boys Tennis
Coach Leighton has been Head Boys Varsity Tennis coach since 2000. Prior to that he was an assistant from 1996-'99. Coach Leighton has been a National Junior Competition coach for 35 years.
He received his Bachelor's degree in Math/Psych from the U of I as well as his Master's in Public Health Education. Coach Leighton is a tennis pro.
Scott Gilbert, Assistant Varsity Boys Tennis
Coach Gilbert has been the Assistant Boys Varsity Tennis coach since 2007. Prior to that, he coached boys and girls tennis at Mundelein High School--6 years as Head Girls coach and 5 years as Head Boys coach.
Scott received his Bachelor's degree in Finance from Indiana University and his Master's in Learning Disabilities from Northeastern Illinois Univ. He teaches in the Special Education Department at LFHS
Varsity Boys Tennis Awards - Spring, 2017
2018 Yusef Alsikafi
LION HEART AWARD
Jack Armstrong/Connor Pollender- 1st Doubles -