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Osakis drops opening-round state match to Breck (w/video)

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Elyse Wiener hits a forehand on Tuesday morning in the opening round of the Class A State Tennis Tournament against Breck . Wiener and Peyton Garcia won their second doubles match in two sets for the only Osakis victory.2 / 2

The Osakis tennis team knew it had a tough draw in the opening round of the Class A state tennis tournament, and it was just that in a 6-1 loss to top-ranked Breck.

The lone victory for Osakis was at second doubles, where Elyse Wiener and Peyton Garcia won a two-set match over  Anna Zumwinkle and Eileen Bayer 7-6(1), 6-3.

The other close match of the morning was at fourth singles, where Hannah Szech forced a second-set tiebreaker before falling 1-6, 6-7(6).

Breck cruised to wins in the rest of the morning’s matches.

Osakis is now playing in the consolation bracket of the Class A tournament. They will play at 4 p.m. again today at the Read-Sweatt Family Tennis Center against the loser of St. James and Foley.

Blaze Fugina

Blaze Fugina is the sports editor of the Woodbury and South Washington County Bulletin newspapers. Previously, Blaze worked as a sports editor for the Pierce County Herald and a sports reporter for the Alexandria Echo Press. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.

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