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Boys Tennis Roundup: Willmar blanks Apollo

WILLMAR — Preston Peterson at 1-singles led a 7-0 Central Lakes Conference sweep of St. Cloud Apollo on Tuesday.

Drew Corneil reversed an earlier loss to Jordan McCall at 2-singles with a 3-set win.

Willmar improved to 4-5 in the Central Lakes and overall. The Eagles remained winless.

The Cardinals face the top two teams in the loop on Thursday in St. Cloud when they tackle the Tech Tigers (6-0) and Fergus Falls (5-1) back-to-back.

Willmar 7, SC Apollo 0


(1) Preston Peterson, W, def Levi Paul 6-3, 6-4 (2) Drew Corneil, W, def Jordan McCall 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 (3) Issac Yoakum, W, def Garret Lillis 6-0, 6-0 (4) Jarod Swoboda, W, def Cam McKinney 6-2, 6-4


(1) Tate Hovland/Tom Nilles-Melchert, W, def Jam Ano/Logan Battig 6-0, 6-0 (2) Nick Courtney/Nick Revier, W, def Nate Kolley/Logan Mastery 6-0, 6-0 (3) Alex Reynolds/Jaden Wright, W, won by forfeit

West Central


The Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd tennis team prevailed in a match that was much tighter than the score indicates.

LQPV/DB’s Trevor Sigdahl won in three sets over Grant Elliott at 3-singles, with the third-set tiebreaker going 12-10.

Two of the other three singles matches and one doubles match also went three sets. LQPV/DB’s Jess Hansen continued his strong spring with a victory at 1-singles.


(1) Jess Hansen, L, def. David Nowacki 6-0 6-0 (2) Brandon Repsher, Y, def. Hunter Olson 6-3 2-6 6-3 (3) Trevor Sigdahl, L, def. Grant Elliott 2-6 6-0 7-6 (12-10) (4) Shane Knokleby, Y, def. Eli Weber 6-4 7-6 (7-4)


(1) Keith Abraham/Kain Matthies, L, def. Todd Nowacki/Matthew Virnig 6-3 6-3 (2) Dalton Kosted/Cody McKesson, L, def. James DeJaeger/Cody Speh 6-2 2-6 7-5 (3) Conrad Matthies/Ryan Borstad, L, def. Ammon Bennett/Jacob Duffy 6-2 6-2