Boys’ V Squash 3rd at MAPLs

Saturday, February 12, 2022
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At the 2022 Mid-Atlantic Prep League Boys’ Squash Championships, Mercersburg fell to Hill 4-3 before defeating Blair 5-1 to finish third February 12 in Lawrenceville, NJ.

Huzaifa Ibrahim ’24, Fawad Jan ’24, and Danny Adusei-Poku ’23 all went 2–0 on the day, with Ibrahim remaining undefeated on the season; he has also yet to drop a single set.

"Our mission against Hill, win or lose, was to redeem our performance from the last meeting, and the boys were able to accomplish this goal," said Mercersburg head coach Ryan Tyree. "Against Blair, the boys had a terrific match with dozens of exciting exchanges, thrilling the packed house with their display of talent and athleticism."

Hill 4, Mercersburg 3
#1 Huzaifa Ibrahim ’24 (M) def. Maksymilian Celm (H), 11–2, 11–4, 11–4 
#2 Fawad Jan ’24 (M) def. Andres Arevalo (H), 10–12, 11–3, 12–10, 9–11, 11–8
#3 Mohamed Rostom (H) def. Azian Subhani ’23 (M), 11–3, 11–5, 11–7
#4 Edward Proffitt (H) def. Francis Betkowski ’23 (M), 11–5, 11–7, 11–1
#5 Mikihiro Osada (H) def. Dawson Hastings ’23 (M), 11–3, 11–5, 11–9
#6 Danny Adusei-Poku ’23 (M) def. Patrick Dollhopf (H), 9–11, 11–4, 11–5, 6–11, 11–4 
#7 Si-Cheng Lin (H) def. Daniel Zhong ’23 (M), 11–7, 11–6, 15–13
#8 Finian Bivens (H) def. Jason Jones ’24 (M), 9–11, 11–3, 11–2, 15–13

Mercersburg 5, Blair 1
#1 Ibrahim (M) def. Youssif Mostafa (B), 11–7, 11–8, 11–8
#2 Jan (M) def. Gabriel Ramirez (B), 11–8, 11–8, 11–13, 11–4
#3 Subhani (M) def. Seam Um (B), 11–5, 11–4, 11–7
#4 Betkowski (M) def. Kanle Yao (B), 11–6, 11–4, 11–2
#5 Hastings (M) vs. Nicholas Hansen (B), not played
#6 Adusei-Poku (M) def. Marc Lui (B), 9–11, 11–7, 11–4, 11–7
#7 Owen Shin (B) def. Zhong (M), 11–5, 11–6, 14–12
#8 Benjamin Liu (B) def. Jones (M), 9–11, 4–11, 11–3, 11–7, 11–8

The Storm (6-4) hosts the University School of Cleveland Friday, February 18, at 5 p.m. in the Davenport Squash Center.


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