Boys Tennis Roundup: Cardinals take down Brainerd
BRAINERD -- The Willmar boys tennis team swept singles and Alex Reynolds and Alec Bateman secured won the clinching match at 1-doubles as the Cardinals defeated Brainerd 5-2 in a Central Lakes Conference match on Monday.
BRAINERD - The Willmar boys tennis team swept singles and Alex Reynolds and Alec Bateman secured won the clinching match at 1-doubles as the Cardinals defeated Brainerd 5-2 in a Central Lakes Conference match on Monday.
The Cardinals improved to 10-2 and they are tied for second in the CLC. Willmar plays at Sartell today.
Tate Hovland lost his first set at 1-singles against Brainerd’s Tanner Lundberg, and Hovland needed to go extra points to win the second set by tiebreaker. He then won the third set 6-4.
“He (Lundberg) is a top player,” said Willmar head coach Jim Anderson. “Tate just played outstanding.”
Drew Corneil and Jarod Swoboda won in straight sets at 2-singles and 3-singles, and Manny Obregon dropped the first set but then lost two games the final two sets at 4-singles.
Reynolds and Bateman won a 10-8 tiebreaker in the first set and closed the match 7-5 in the second.
“This was a tough win,” Anderson said. “These guys (Brainerd) are really good.”
Willmar 5, Brainerd 2
(1) Tate Hovland, W, def. Tanner Lundberg 4-6 7-6 (8-6) 6-4 (2) Drew Corneil, W, def. Patrick Meyer 6-3 6-2 (3) Jarod Swoboda, W, def. Eric Stout 6-4 6-2 (4) Manny Obregon, W, def. Garrett Groeden 3-6 6-2 6-0
(1) Alex Reynolds/Alec Bateman, W, def. Jordan Kleist/Joe Anderholm 7-6 (10-8) 7-5 (2) Travis Groeden/Cole Kalenberg, B, def. Peyton Fischer/Nick Revier 6-4 6-1 (3) Happy Rivard/Theo Knudson, B, def. Will Fischer/Hunter Fischer 6-1 6-4
LQPV/DB 5, Benson 2
Lac qui Parle Valley/ Dawson-Boyd’s pairing of Trevor Sigdahl and Hunter Olson defeated Bradley Berens and Kyle Ruppert in the 1-doubles match. Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd swept the rest of doubles play.
Benson’s Tyler Bergman defeated Eli Weber in the 2-singles match 6-2, 6-2 and Erik Hoium defeated Ryan Borstad 6-1, 6-3 in 3-singles.
(1) Jess Hansen, LQPV/DB, def. Aaron Szczur 6-2, 6-0 (2) Tyler Bergman, B, def. Eli Weber 6-2, 6-2 (3) Erik Hoium, B, def. Ryan Borstad 6-1, 6-3(4) Cody McKesson over Luis Machado 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (8-6)
(1) Trevor Sigdahl/Hunter Olson, LQPV/DB, def. Bradley Berens/Kyle Ruppert 7-5, 7-5 (2) Kain Matthies/Dalton Kostad LPQV/DB, def. Dylan McNeil/Nathan Habben 4-6, 6-3, (6-2) (3) Conrad Matthies/Blake Buer, LQPV/DB def. Josh Clark/Kevin Johnson 6-4,6-0
Foley 6, NL-Spicer 1
Eli Nelson’s 7-5, 7-6 (7-4) win at 2-singles gave New London-Spicer its only point.
(1) Dalton Werckmov, F, def. Ethan Chvala 6-1, 6-0 (2) Eli Nelson, N, def. Logan Herbst 7-5, 7-6 (7-4) (3) Jordan Ziwicki, F, def. Josh Proehl 6-0, 6-2 (4) Matt Bollin, F, def. Alex Meder 6-2, 6-0
(1) Zach Kontor/Logan Scott, F, def. John Jacobson/Logan Eckhoff 6-0, 6-0 (2) Alex Boeckman/Adam Ritschie, F, def. Chris Molenaar/Jonah Nelson 6-0, 6-3 (3) Connor Scott/Mitch Wruck, F, def. Lucas Rogers/Noah Martens 6-0, 6-1