Tennis: Minnewaska boys go 2-0 in Monday matches
Minnewaska boys tennis team beats New London-Spicer and East Grand Forks.
The Minnewaska boys tennis team earned two convincing wins on Monday over New London-Spicer and East Grand Forks.
Minnewaska first beat New London-Spicer 7-0, then beat East Grand Forks 6-1.
The Lakers started singles play with wins by Tate Reichmann and Gannon Walsh.
The third singles match, between Minnewaska’s Ethan Quelle and New London-Spicer’s Jowell Lopez, was the closest singles match but Quelle won in straight sets (6-3, 6-3).
Konner Hanson rounded off the singles competition with a win for the Lakers.
The Lakers defeated the Green Wave in all three doubles matches. The teams of Nik Van Dyke and Damon Uhde, Connor Quelle and Tenzin Dahl, and Alec Larson and Noah Palmer picked up doubles wins for the Lakers.
Minnewaska’s match against East Grand Forks was a little more tightly contested, but Minnewaska still won by a healthy margin.
The Lakers swept the singles competition with wins from Reichmann, Walsh and both Quelles.
East Grand Forks’ lone win came in the first doubles match when Seth Aeker and Jonah Tollefson defeated VanDyke and Uhde (6-3, 6-4).
Minnewaska responded to that loss with wins by Palmer/Dahl and Hanson/Larson.
Minnewaska is back at home Tuesday for a match against Montevideo at 4:30 p.m.