Boys Tennis: Tech too much for Cards
Tribune Staff Report
WILLMAR -- Shane Christensen and Sam Murphy won in straight sets at 1-doubles for Willmar, but St. Cloud Tech won the other six matches to go home with a 6-1 Central Lakes Conference win Monday.
The Tigers nearly won all of their matches in straight sets, but Preston Petersen prevented that as the Willmar junior won 6-4 in the second set at 1-singles.
Christensen and Murphy needed to win a tie-breaker (7-4) in the second set after beating Sam Eggers/Dan Schnettler 6-1 in the opener.
Willmar returns to the court on Thursday when it hosts Brainerd in another CLC match.
SC Tech 6, Willmar 1
(1) Luke Zwiener, S, def. Preston Petersen 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 (2) Chris Mavetz, S, def. Jackson Burton 6-1, 6-3 (3) Wyatt Pauley, S, def. Tom Nilles-Melchert 6-2, 6-2 (4) Riley Peterson, S, def. Issac Yoakum 6-4, 6-2
(1) Shane Christensen/Sam Murphy, W, def. Sam Eggers/Dan Schnettler 6-1, 7-6 (7-4) (2) Alex Matchinsky/Brady Roden, S, def. Jimmy Unger/Austen Hilding 7-5, 6-3 (3) Jay Kedrawski/Andy Foley, S, def. Tate Hovland/Drew Corneil 6-2, 6-4