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Boys Tennis

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Row 1 (L-R): Samwise Parkinson, Jakob Rosati, Ryan Mar, Ron Fox, Mike Hardesty, Thomas Scherer

Row 2: Chris Finissi, Josh Weithman, Yahir Sormiento, Todd Harklerode, Jesse Pulsinelli, Head Coach Will Thieman

Row 3: Max Hansell, Ben Maag, Thomas Abrams, Danny Kraft

Not pictured: Peter Hackett and Asst. Coach Sterling Miller  
Captains:  Ryan Mar, Thomas Scherer and Josh Weithman

Row 1: Samwise Parkinson, Ryan Mar, Thomas Scherer, Thomas Abrams, Joe Heutel, Todd Harklerode, Josh Weithman

Row 2: Coach Theresa Robenalt, Will Birkholz, Ronald Fox, Ben Maag, Coach Steve Crossin,

Not Pictured: Jakob Rosati, Austin Patton, Jacob Sinopoli, Simon Hicks-Prieto


The doubles team of Michael Guza and Stev Gregory qualified for districts.

2014 Varsity

2014 JV  

Ryan Bibo - State Qualifier

May 31, 2013 – OSU Outdoor Varsity Tennis Courts, The Ohio State University
Jad Abdul-Aal (Warren John F. Kennedy) defeated Ryan Bibo 6-7 (4-7), 6-1, 6-4 in the first round singles Division I competition. OHSAA State Singles Bracket




Columbus Dispatch 5.25.13 - On May 25th at Columbus Academy, Worthington Christian junior Joel Montgomery defeated Watterson senior Ryan Bibo 6-4, 6-3 to win his first Division II district title. Montgomery finished second last year. Bibo will make his first appearance at state and Montgomery his second.

ThisWeek News 5.24.13 - In the Division II district tournament May 24 at Columbus Academy, the top two finishers in singles and doubles qualify for state. Worthington Christian junior Joel Montgomery secured his second consecutive state appearance after winning his first two matches in straight sets. He will meet the district's other state qualifier, Watterson senior Ryan Bibo, for the district championship May 25.

Ryan Bibo finished first in singles at Sectionals and the Michael and Mark Guza were second in doubles. Those three move on to Districts Friday, May 24, along with Kevin Beattie at Columbus Academy. The top two finishers in singles and doubles at district qualify for the state tournament May 31 and June 1 at Ohio State. more

Ryan Bibo was selected as the Columbus Dispatch top performer of the week 5.18.13
Bibo, a senior, improved his record to 14-2 with four victories at first singles. Bibo defeated Alex Witt of Kettering Alter 6-7, 6-3, 6-3; Drew Connally of Dayton Oakwood 6-2, 6-2; Lincoln Ficek of Wellington 6-2, 6-3 and Steph Toone of Hartley 6-0, 6-0.

Ryan Bibo has announced his intent to play tennis at Denison University.  more

ThisWeek News By AARON BLANKENSHIP 4.16.13 Tennis team aiming for winning season

Senior first-singles player Ryan Bibo is among the top returnees for the Watterson boys tennis team.

The Eagles finished 5-14 overall and 2-2 in the CCL.

Boys Tennis 2012 schedules and results click here

ThisWeek News 4/4/12 - Bibo to take over top spot in tennis
Eagles lost six of their top seven players from a year ago to graduation, including three-time state champion Chris Diaz

Chris Diaz beats Wellington's Ian Wagner 6-1, 6-0 to repeat as Division II singles tennis champion!

According to the Columbus Dispatch Chris Diaz “cemented his legacy as one of the top high-school players ever from Central Ohio with the victory. He won three titles (he paired with his brother Philip to win Division I doubles in 2008 and finished as the doubles runner-up in 2009. He did not lose a match the past two seasons. ‘My doubles one with my brother (is the most special),' he said. 'We had a pretty good run that year and had a lot of close matches.' ”
Pictured - left to right: 1. Chris Diaz unable to attend his graduation ceremony holds his state tennis trophy in cap and gown 2. Chris after winning the state title gets a hug from his brother Philip ‘09 3. Chris Diaz pictured with Coach Barbara Woods.

Chris Diaz will play for the Div. II State singles title on Friday and Saturday, May 27-28, at Hilliard Davidson. 

  • Freshman year, Chris Diaz along with his brother, Philip, were Div. 1 State Doubles Tennis Champions

  • Sophomore year, Chris and Philip were Div. I State Doubles Runner-up

  • Junior year, Chris was Div. II State Singles Champion with an undefeated season

  • Senior year, Chris advances to the State with an undeafeated season

  • Chris has signed a letter of intent to play tennis at The Ohio State University 

Aaron Casares and Jared Clifton were third in the Districts as a doubles team.


Competitive tennis tryouts required. Varsity and JV teams are fielded – squad size, 18-20
total players.



February – May

Hours Per Week:

10 - 12

Special Notes

Conditioning – January and February.

Summer camp is offered for all players.