Benson beats Osakis ahead of section meet

Osakis drops its fin al match of the regular season Benson-Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg.

The Osakis boys tennis team suffered a hard-fought 6-1 loss at Benson-Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg on Friday night.

Sophomore Isaac Maddock picked up the team’s only win in No. 1 singles over Taylor Duncan 6-1, 6-0. Benson-KMS’ Peyton and Hunter LeClair swept Osakis’ Bryce Moen and Jacob Taplin in Nos. 2 and 3 singles.

Logan Grove and Jacob Uhl suffered a 6-4, 6-3 loss in No. 1 doubles while Tyler Stier and Micah Moore came up a few games short in No. 3 doubles. Osakis finished the regular season 2-11, and will play Thief River Falls in the first round of the Section 8A tournament.


SINGLES- No.1 Isaac Maddock (O) def. Taylor Duncan 6-1, 6-0; No. 2- Peyton LeClair (B) def. Bryce Moen 6-0, 6-0; No. 3- Hunter LeClair (B) def. Jacob Taplin 6-0, 6-0; No. 4- Mathew Thompson (B) win by forfeit; DOUBLES- No. 1- Blake Brehmer-Taylor Hofield (B) def. Logan Grove 6-4, 6-3; No. 2- Mason Blake-Max Young (B) def. Marcus Wolf-Connor Gulbranson 6-1, 6-1; No. 3- Joseph Liu-Harold Habben (B) def. Tyler Stier-Micah Moore 6-4, 6-4

Jared Rubado is the sports editor for the Detroit Lakes Tribune and the Perham Focus. He moved to the area in September of 2021 after covering sports for the Alexandria Echo Press for nearly three years. Jared graduated from the University of Augustana in 2018 with degrees in journalism and sports managment.
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