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Trio tab medalist honors in A-R-C Tournament

Peter Walkwitz
Peter Walkwitz

WATERLOO, Iowa -- Peter Walkwitz (C-Singles) along with doubles team Brett Dewerff and Reade Reiter (B-Doubles) earned second place in their respective brackets to end the American Rivers Conference Individual Tournament on Saturday.

Walkwitz fell short to Loras' Eian Code in the championship round 6-2, 6-4. On day one, Walkwitz defeated Nebraska Wesleyan's Cole Lohoefener 8-5 in the first round and then knocked off Loras' Connor Halbmeier 8-2 in the second round.

In the quarterfinals, Walkwitz outplayed Devin Gerber of Dubuque 6-3, 6-3 and moved on to beat Central's Trey Melvin in three sets 6-2, 2-6, 10-7 for the semifinal. Ethan Humble and Aaron Price also made it to the quarterfinals in the C-singles bracket before ending their runs.

Dewerff and Reiter lost in the championship to Coe's Jordan Oaks and Al Clarkwilt 8-7 (7-1). In the first round, the duo beat Buena Vista's Andrew Boell and Brendan Schlader 8-0 before defeating Loras' Riley Collins and Connor Pivnicka 8-4.

On day two, Dewerff and Reiter won against Nebraska Wesleyan's Bobby Curry and Vinh Le 8-6. In the semifinals, the doubles team defeated Wartburg's Grant Kincaid and Ben Mason 8-7 (8-6).

The duo of Matt Turnley and Ethan Humble along with Aaron Price and Caleb Vasconez outplayed their opponents until both teams lost in the quarterfinal round of the B-doubles section. In addition, Chase Henry and Jake Brend competed for the Storm but did not move past the first round.

Turnley earned a first round win in the B-singles bracket before falling in the second round. Dewerff and Reiter competed in the B-singles category but fell short in the first matches.

Karson Richardson won his first round match and came up short in round two of the C-singles. Also in contention for Simpson in this bracket was Vasconez, Brend and Henry.

This concludes the fall season for Simpson as the Storm will be back in action on Saturday, Feb. 1 against Lakeland in Moline, Ill.

B-Singles First Round
Matt Turnley def. Konnor Barth (Loras), 0-6, 6-3, 10-8
Brett Dewerff lost to Riley Collins (Loras), 6-1,6-1
Reade Reiter lost to Luke Smith (Wartburg), 6-1, 0-6, 10-7

B-Singles Second Round
Matt Turnley lost to Brad DiLeo (Central), 2-6, 6-4, 10-6

C-Singles Qualifying Round
Karson Richardson def. Dylan Roseburrough (Central), 8-2
Caleb Vasconez lost to Hayden Retzlaff (Nebraska Wesleyan), 8-2
Jake Brend lost to Billy Rouw (Wartburg), 8-0
Chase Henry lost to Jacob Alden (Central), 8-2

C-Singles First Round
Peter Walkwitz def. Cole Lohoefener (Nebraska Wesleyan), 8-5
Karson Richardson def. Sam Koeppl (Coe), 8-2
Ethan Humble def. Matthew DenAdel (Central), 8-1
Aaron Price def. Zach Heyerhoff (Wartburg), 8-4

C-Singles Second Round
Peter Walkwitz def. Connor Halbmeier (Loras), 8-2
Ethan Humble def. Jack Veber (Wartburg), 8-5
Aaron Price def. Kris Mintle (Buena Vista), 8-4
Karson Richardson lost to Devin Gerber (Dubuque), 6-3, 6-3

C-Singles Quarterfinals
Peter Walkwitz def. Devin Gerber (Dubuque), 6-3, 6-3
Ethan Humble lost to Trey Melvin (Central), 6-1, 6-1
Aaron Price lost to Elan Code (Loras), 5-7, 0-6, 10-7

C-Singles Semifinals
Peter Walkwitz def. Trey Melvin (Central), 6-2, 2-6, 11-9

C-Singles Championship
Peter Walkwitz lost to Eian Code (Loras), 6-2, 6-4

B-Doubles First Round
Matt Turnley and Ethan Humble def. Brady McIntyre and Sincere Davis (Dubuque), 8-4
Brett Dewerff and Reade Reiter def. Andrew Boell and Brendan Schlader (Buena Vista), 8-0
Peter Walkwitz and Karson Richardson lost to Ethan St. John ad Trey Melvin (Central), 8-4
Chase Henry and Jake Brend lost to Bobby Curry and Vinh Le (Nebraska Wesleyan), 8-1

B-Doubles Second Round
Matt Turnley and Ethan Humble def. Michael Turnley and Matthew DenAdel (Central), 8-0
Aaron Price and Caleb Vasconez def. Kris Mintle and Aaron Mumm (Buena Vista), 8-4
Brett Dewerff and Reade Reiter def. Riley Collins and Connor Pivnicka (Loras), 8-4

B-Doubles Quarterfinals
Brett Dewerff and Reade Reiter def. Bobby Curry and Vinh Le (Nebraska Wesleyan), 8-6
Matt Turnley and Ethan Humble lost to Jordan Oaks and Al Clarkwilt (Coe), 8-5
Aaron Price and Caleb Vasconez lost to Grant Kincaid and Ben Mason (Wartburg), 8-3

B-Doubles Semifinals
Brett Dewerff and Reade Reiter def. Grant Kincaid and Ben Mason (Wartburg), 8-7, (8-6)

B-Doubles Championship
Brett Dewerff and Reade Reiter lost to Jordan Oaks and Al Clarkwilt (Coe), 8-7, (7-1)