‘Fredonia 5’ make sectionals

Photo by Mike Reynolds Pictured from left, Fredonia’s Neil Gens, Caleb Reynolds, Max Kinkela, Jimmy Rush and Dan Gifford celebrate their appearances in the County Championships at the Lakewood YMCA.

In singles competition on Thursday, Gens defeated Eston Shedd of Southwestern 6-0, 6-1 in the semifinals. Gens lost in the final to Frewsburg’s Jameson Sposato 6-4, 6-2. In doubles competition on Thursday, Fredonia’s Max Kinkela, Caleb Reynolds defeated their Fredonia teammates, Jimmy Rush and Dan Gifford, 6-1, 7-6 (7-5) in the semifinals. Kinkela and Reynolds fell to Filip Morawski and Thomas Bates of Olean 6-0, 6-2 in the final. Rush and Gifford finished in third place after a win over Carson Heimburg and Elliott Jackson of Panama 6-1, 6-4. All five of Fredonia’s players will travel to Orchard Park on Tuesday for the Section VI Championships.


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