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NLS tennis team splits matches at Benson tri

Benson's No. 1 singles player Eric Hoium returns a shot against New London-Spicer's Josh Proehl during a match at the Benson Triangular on Tuesday at the Benson High School courts. Tom Larson / Tribune1 / 5
New London-Spicer's No. 1 singles player Josh Proehl lines up a shot against Benson's Eric Hoium during the Benson Triangular on Tuesday at the Benson High School courts. Tom Larson / Tribune2 / 5
Benson's No. 1 singles player Eric Hoium returns a shot against New London-Spicer's Josh Proehl during a match at the Benson Triangular on Tuesday at the Benson High School courts. Tom Larson / Tribune3 / 5
Benson's No. 1 singles player Eric Hoium returns a shot against New London-Spicer's Josh Proehl during a match at the Benson Triangular on Tuesday at the Benson High School courts. Tom Larson / Tribune4 / 5
New London-Spicer's No. 1 singles player Josh Proehl lines up a shot against Benson's Eric Hoium during the Benson Triangular on Tuesday at the Benson High School courts. Tom Larson / Tribune5 / 5

BENSON - Benson's Eric Hoium won at No. 1 singles but New London-Spicer took the remaining six matches at the Benson Triangular Thursday afternoon.

Benson Tri

NLS 6, Benson 1

Singles

(1) Eric Hoium, B, def Josh Proehl 6-3 5-7 10-7 (2) Jonah Nelson, N, def Taylor Duncan 6-3 7-5 (3) Jake Patock, N, def Peyton LeClair 6-2 6-0 (4) Henrick Rarbach, N, def Jonas Habben 6-1 6-1

Doubles

(1) Nick Rutledge/Brenden Mayhew, N, def Kyle Reese/Andrew Olson 6-1 6-0 (2) Mason Kragenbring/Austin Bengtson, N, def Henry Dammeyer/Matthew Thompson 6-2 6-1 (3) Wyatt Allen/Jacob Noeldner, N, def Daniel Lamarque/Jacob Gareis 6-2 6-2

Perham 6, NLS 1

Perham took six of seven matches against New London-Spicer to earn the victory.

Mason Kragenbring and Austin Bengtson were the lone winners against Perham, taking a No. 2 doubles victory by a 6-2, 7-6 score.

Singles

(1) Carter Cresap, P, def Josh Proehl 6-1 6-3 (2) Ben Winkels, P, def Jonah Nelson 6-2 6-1 (3) Josh Peterson, P, def Jake Patock 6-2 6-2 (4) Drew Birkeland, P, def Arthur Farhat 6-0 6-0

Doubles

(1) Gunnar Anderson/Ryan Murphy, P, def Nick Rutledge/Brenden Mayhew 6-2 6-4 (2) Mason Kragenbring/Austin Bengtson, N, def Anthony Reese/Jordan Muench 6-2 7-6 (3) Elijah Schmidt/Landon Stevens, P, def Riley Klaphake/Jacob Noeldner 6-4 6-4

Willmar 6, Sartell 1

Willmar cruised to a 6-1 Central Lakes Conference victory against Sartell thanks to strong performances from the Fischer boys.

Hunter FIscher got things going with a 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 1 singles and his brothers, Peyton and Will, kept going with straight-set victories of their own.

Singles

(1) Hunter Fischer, W, def Eric Minnerath 6-1 6-1 (2) Peyton Fischer, W, def Yash Hindren 6-4 6-1 (3) Will Fischer, W, def Eddie Hamilton 6-3 6-1 (4) Rafael Zelaya, W, def Ben Hoeschen 3-6 6-1 6-1

Doubles

(1) Ryan Ackerman/Ben Hisken, W, def Thomas Connolly/Max Fesenmaier 6-2 6-2 (2) Josh Josh Curtis/Marquis Christianson, W, def Colin Nordic/Jacob Ringstad 7-5 3-6 6-1 (3) Mo Alkhatib/Patrick Stalboerger, S, def Caleb Laurence/Cole Helfinstine 6-3 6-2

Orono 6, Litchfield 1

Griffin Kinny recorded Litchfield's lone win of the match as Orono came away with a 6-1 win on Tuesday.

Singles

(1) Conner Olson, O, def. Trevor Meyer 6-1 6-0 (2) Cade Pfeiffer, O, def. Matt Wedin 6-0 6-1 (3) Matias Maule, O, def. Jordan Green 6-4, 6-3 (4) Griffin Kinny, L, def. Derek Ogren 6-4 6-0

Doubles

(1) John Kasner/Preston Perrill, O, def. Zach Kaizer/Logan Graphenteen 6-1 6-2 (2) Ben Bissen/Alex Beroer, O, def. Payton Prahl/Jack Osterberg 6-0 6-3 (3) Graham Mahoffe/Gavin Muller, O, def. Alex Gruenke/Ben Nelson 6-1 6-2

YME Tri

Minnewaska 7, YME 0

Minnewaska kept up the hot start with a clean sweep of theirs hosts to get things going Tuesday afternoon.

Evan Palmer and the No. 2 duo of Cade Fier and Ben Larson fought off their Sting competitors in three sets.

Singles

(1) Carter LaMont, M, def Matthew Virnig 6-0 6-2 (2) Tate Reichmann, M, def Noah Lusti 6-0 6-0 (3) Evan Palmer, M, def Ean Clarke 6-1 1-6 6-1 (4) Sam Peters, M, def Tyler Syring 6-4 6-4

Doubles

(1) Nathan Gallagher/Calvin Hoffmann, M, def Brandon Olson/Jacob Pringle 6-3 6-4 (2) Cade Fier/Ben Larson, M, def Nick Schindele/Brandon Beyer 4-6 6-1 6-0 (3) Nick VanDyke/Damon Uhde, M, def Isaiah Warner/Austin Canatsey 7-5 6-4

YME 7, MACCRAY 0

YME bounced back with a 7-0 win against MACCRAY thanks to some dominant performances from top to bottom.

Isaiah Warner and Austin Canatsey turned in the top scoreline of 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3 doubles.

Singles

(1) Matthew Virnig, Y, def Levi Sparks 6-3 6-0 (2) Noah Lusti, Y, def Riley Essendrop 6-2 6-2 (3) Ean Clarke, Y, def Gabe Sparks 6-2 6-2 (4) Tyler Syring, Y, def Tyler Tomes 6-4 6-0

Doubles

(1) Brandon Olson/Jacob Pringle, Y, def Anton Thiesen/Andrew Janssen 6-1 6-1 (2) Nick Schindele/Brandon Beyer, Y, def Brogan Harguth/Daniel Seehusen 6-2 6-0 (3) Isaiah Warner/Austin Canatsey, Y, def Josiah Seehusen/Coty Carlson 6-0 6-0

Minnewaska 7, MACCRAY 0

No other details about this match were provided at press time.

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