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Boys tennis roundup: NLS cruises past LQPV/D-B, 7-0

Prep boys tennis report for Monday, May 16, 2022, in west central Minnesota. Wildcats earn some close victories in doubles for non-conference win

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NEW LONDON —The New London-Spicer boys tennis team made quick work of Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd on Monday, winning 7-0.

All the victories were in straight sets, though the doubles matches were close.

At No. 1 doubles, the Wildcats’ Jack Noeldner and Matt Monson beat Levi Olson and Gavin Stulz 6-1, 7-5.

Jack Barney won at No. 2 singles 6-3, 6-2 over Liam Risch and Jowell Gamez won at No. 3 singles over Matthew Martinson 6-3, 6-2.

NLS 7, LQPV/D-B 0

Singles
(1) Kenny Schmiesing, N, def. Jackson Buer, L, 6-0, 6-2 … (2) Jack Barney, N, def. Liam Risch, L, 6-3, 6-2 … (3) Jowell Gamez, N, def. Matthew Martinson, L, 6-3, 6-2 … (4) Andres Rojas, N, def. Luke Stock, L, 6-0, 6-0
Doubles
(1) Jack Noeldner/Matt Monson, N, def. Levi Olson/Gavin Stulz, L 6-1, 7-5 … (2) Ethan Spors/Adam Klaphake, N, def. Wyatt Wiebe/Nate Gruwell, L, 6-2, 6-4 … (3) Josh Soto/Joe Brouwer, N, def. Garrett Kostad/Gunnar Olson, L, 6-2, 6-3

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Litchfield 6, St. Peter 1

Litchfield swept the singles and won at Nos. 2 and 3 doubles in the non-conference victory at St. Peter.

Alex Drager, Mason Woelfel, Garrison Jackman and Nathan Wuotila all earned singles victories for the Dragons.

Perhaps the closest match came at No. 2 doubles. Litchfield’s Brady Cannon and Eli Schacherer beat Andres Dixon and Tyson Schmitz 6-2, 7-6 (6).

Singles
(1) Alex Draeger, L. def. Marty Anderson, SP, 6-2, 7-5 … (2) Mason Woelfel, L, def. Fede Zimmermann, SP, 6-0, 6-0 … (3) Garrison Jackman, L, def. Cooper Dean, SP, 6-2, 6-0 … (4) Nathan Wuotila, L, def. Ezekiel Ribar, SP, 6-1, 6-3
Doubles
(1) Braden Olson/Tyler Pennertz, L, def. Will Elias/Ben Taylor, SP, 6-4, 6-3 … (2) Brady Cannon/Eli Schacherer, L, def. Anders Dixon/Tyson Schmitz, SP, 6-2, 7-6 (6) … (3) Colton Abels/Quinn Dixon, SP, def. Gray Nelson/Josh Blomberg, L, 6-3, 6-4

Section 8AA seeds

Willmar is the fifth seed in the South Sub-Section 8AA tournament and plays No. 4 seed Big Lake at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Becker.

The Big Lake/Willmar winner then plays top-seeded Becker at about 4:30 p.m.

The seeds were announced Monday.

Other South matches include No. 3 Monticello vs. No. 6 Sauk Rapids at 3 p.m. Wednesday at St. Cloud Tech. The winners second-seeded Tech at 4:30 p.m.

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In North Sub-Secton 8AA, No. 4 Moorhead plays No. 5 Detroit Lakes at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Bemidji. The winner plays the top-seeded Lumberjacks at 4:30 p.m.

And, No. 2 Alexandria plays host to No. 3 Sartell at 4:30 p.m.

The final two rounds are Thursday at Sartell and Tech. It’s North No. 1 vs. South No. 2 at Sartell and South No. 1 vs. North No. 2 at Tech. The final is 4 p.m. at Sartell.

At stake is a berth in the state Class AA tournament June 7 at the Baseline Tennis Center on the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis.

More boys tennis coverage:
Recent boys tennis coverage from west central Minnesota.
Tate Reichmann closes out a big week Friday at the state Class A tournament in Minneapolis.

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