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Boys tennis: Litchfield knocks off Mora, 6-1

Dragons sweep doubles matches to beat the host Mustangs.

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Contributed / Litchfield High School

MORA — With a pair of second-set tiebreaker wins in doubles, the Litchfield boys tennis team knocked off Mora 6-1 on Tuesday.

At No. 1 doubles, the Dragons’ top duo of Braeden Olson and Tyler Pennertz beat Madox Balmer and Cael Sjodin, 6-3, 7-6 (8). Eli Schacherer and Brady Cannon emulated their teammates’ success at No. 2 doubles, beating Saul Thomson and Jonah Smart, 6-4, 7-5 (5).

In singles competition, Alex Draeger, Garrison Jackman and Nathan Wuotila all got wins for Litchfield.

The Dragons have their home opener at 4:15 p.m. Monday against the St. Cloud Crush.

Litchfield 6, Mora 1
Singles
(1) Max Sampson, M, def Mason Woelfel, 6-1, 6-3; (2) Alex Draeger, L, def Jens Jensen, 6-0, 6-2; (3) Garrison Jackman, L, def Joe Sampson, 6-3, 6-2; (4) Nathan Wuotila, L, def Chase Axtell, 6-2, 6-1
Doubles
(1) Braeden Olson/Tyler Pennertz, L, def Madox Balmer/Cael Sjodin, 6-3, 7-6 (8); (2) Eli Schacherer/Brady Cannon, L, def Saul Thomson/Jonah Smart 6-4, 7-5 (5); (3) Angel Medina/Gray Nelson, L, def Sam Zins/Graham Balmer, 6-2, 6-1

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