Tennis team blanks ApolloThe Alexandria tennis team won its seventh straight match on Tuesday night with an easy 7-0 win over St. Cloud Apollo.
The Alexandria tennis team won its seventh straight match on Tuesday night with an easy 7-0 win over St. Cloud Apollo.
Reggie Ronning made easy work of Ian Johnson at No. 1 singles with a 6-3, 6-2 win. Luke Eberly moved into the No. 2 singles spot as Connor Illies moved into the No. 1 doubles spot with Jake Otterness. Both players performed well as Eberly earned a 7-6 (2), 7-6 (2) win, and Illies and Otterness picked up a straight-set win in doubles.
“This group of guys really make my job easy,” head coach Dave Ronning said. “They will play most anywhere I ask them to and will give it their very best effort day in and day out.”
Matt Peterson and Ben LeVahn rounded out the singles lineup with straight-set wins at Nos. 3 and 4. Marvin Wensman and Kevin Desautels teamed up at No. 2 doubles to win 6-0, 6-2, while Cody Nelson and Thomas Williams won 6-1, 6-0 at No. 3
The win moved Alexandria to 17-3 overall and 9-2 in the Central Lakes Conference.
Alexandria 7, St. Cloud Apollo 0
SINGLES – No. 1 – Reggie Ronning (A) def. Ian Johnson, 6-3, 6-2; No. 2 – Luke Eberly (A) def. Brent Schoepf, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (2); No. 3 – Matt Peterson (A) def. Jeris Kleine Kamphake, 6-2, 6-1; No. 4 – Ben LeVahn (A) def. Michael Baumann, 6-1, 6-1
DOUBLES – No. 1 – Connor Illies/Jake Otterness (A) def. Thomas Palreis/Tom Anderson, 6-3, 6-2; No. 2 – Marvin Wensman/Kevin Desautels (A) def. Zach Hoggarth/Patrick Nguyen, 6-0, 6-2; No. 3 – Cody Nelson/Thomas Williams (A) def. Mitch Kruger/Lucky Sauryvangsia, 6-1, 6-0