Boys Tennis: YME clips LQPV/DB
Tribune Staff Report
GRANITE FALLS -- Yellow Medicine East wrapped up a West Central Conference match on Wednesday that was suspended May 1 with only the singles matches completed.
The teams were tied 2-2 after singles but the Sting swept the doubles matches for the 5-2 victory.
LQPV/DB's Jack Hansen and Jeff Hansen won at 1-singles and 2-singles, but neither YME's David Nowacki and nor Ethan Ator lost a game in winning at 3-singles and 4-singles.
On Wednesday, Carter Iverson and Brandon Repscher won at 1-doubles, and James DeJager and Todd Nowacki sealed the match for YME with their win at 2-doubles.
The Sting's Grant Elliott and Shane Nokelby and LQPV/DB's Trevor Sigdahl and Kaine Matthies battled through a tough three-set match at No. 3 before Elliott and Nokelby prevailed in a third-set tiebreaker.
The Sting are 5-4 overall and 2-3 in the conference. Both teams play in the conference tournament on Saturday in Benson beginning at 9 a.m.
Yellow Medicine East 5,
(1) Jack Hansen, L, def. Tyler Kotlowski 6-0 6-0 (2) Jeff Hansen, L,, def. Clinton Rescher 6-0 6-2 (3) David Nowacki, Y, def. Conrad Matthies 6-0 6-0 (4) Ethan Ator, Y, def. Cody McKlesson 6-0 6-0
(1) Carter Iverson/Brandon Repscher, Y, def. Ryan Schultz/Kelvin Chen 6-1 6-2 (2) James DeJager/Todd Nowacki, Y, def. Keith Abraham/Ryan Schueller 7-5 6-4 (3) Grant Elliott/Shane Nokelby, Y, def. Trevor Sigdahl/Kaine Matthies 6-3 5-7 7-6 (7-3)