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Nicholas Patrick took the Boys' 18U singles title at Monday and Tuesday's Quad States Jr. Open, holding off second-seeded Jake Dolphin to 6-4, 6-4 at Bettendorf High School.

Patrick, a five-star tennis recruit and unseeded 12-year-old from Coal Valley, defeated Aaron Ingram 6-3, 6-3 in the semifinals.

He and Aditya Paravasthuramesh also paired to take the Boys' 18U Doubles title on Monday with a 9-8(8) win over the top-seeded pair of Dolphin and Dylan Wiemers.

Ingram bested top-seeded Bhanu Pujari 6-1, 6-3 in the quarterfinals. Dolphin defeated Charlie Fair 6-3, 6-3 in the other semifinal following a 7-5, 6-0 win over Wiemers in the quarterfinals.

Wiemers went on to win the consolation bracket with a 6-2, 6-2 victory in the finals over Dylan Fair.

Patrick's win comes a week after four straight consolation wins resulted in a Boys' 12U ninth-place finish at a USTA National Level 2 Tournament in Grand Rapids, Mich.

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Storm brewing: Members of the Quad City Storm hockey team will be competing in the National DEK Hockey Association Summer Tournament this weekend at Bettendorf's Crow Creek Park.

The Storm team will be competing in Division 1 and play in their first game on Friday at 6:45 p.m.

The roster includes returning Storm players Peter Di Salvo, Dalton Mills, Stephen Gaul, Tommy Tsicos, Alex Basey and head coach Dave Pszenyczny.

Recent 2019-20 training camp signee Carl Greco will also be playing along with several local DEK hockey talents.

The tournament runs through Sunday with Division 1 games Friday (also 9:05 p.m.), Saturday (3:35 and 7:05 p.m.) and Sunday (semifinals at 12:10 and 12:45, and the championship at 6:30 p.m.).


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