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Tennis: Minnewaska boys sweep matches against Moorhead and St. Michael-Albertville

Minnewaska improves to 16-3 with a pair of wins on Saturday.

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Minnewaska's Gannon Walsh fires a backhand return during his second singles match against Osakis' Logan Grove on May 11, 2021. Walsh earned some wins in matches at St. Michael-Albertville on May 14, 2022. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
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The Minnewaska boys tennis program improved to 16-3 with a pair of wins on Saturday. The Lakers defeated Moorhead 7-0 and St. Michael-Albertville 4-3.

In the St. Michael-Albertville match, Minnewaska swept the singles matches 4-0 but was swept in doubles matches.

Tate Reichmann had a straight-set victory at No. 1 singles, while Gannon Walsh won in three sets at No. 2 singles and Damon Uhde at No. 3 singles and Ethan Quelle at No. 4 singles won in straight sets.

Minnewaska came close to winning the No. 1 doubles as the team of Tenzin Dahl and Nik VanDyke lost in three sets, and both sets it lost were by two points.

The Lakers mixed up their lineup in the Moorhead match. Damon Uhde saw action at No. 1 singles and earned a straight-set 6-0, 6-0 victory and Reichmann, who is normally the starter at No. 1 singles, played at No. 1 doubles with Walsh. Reichmann and Walsh earned a straight-set victory.

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Minnewaska had straight-set victories from Ethan Quelle at No. 2 singles, Connor Quelle at No. 3 singles and Konner Hanson at No. 4 singles.

VanDyke/Dahl earned a straight-set victory at No. 2 doubles, while the team of Alec Larson and Noah Palmer earned a straight-set victory at No. 3 doubles.

Minnewaska and Foley are set to play in a triangular at Sartell at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Match one -

Minnewaska 7, Moorhead 0

SINGLES - No. 1 - Damon Uhde (Minnewaska) def. Henry Skotvole (Moorhead) 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 - Ethan Quelle (Minnewaska) def. Adam Pettys (Moorhead) 6-0, 6-0; No. 3 - Connor Quelle (Minnewaska) def. Isidro Lopez (Moorhead) 6-2, 6-2; No. 4 - Konner Hanson (Minnewaska) def. Elliot Lien (Moorhead) 6-3, 6-4

DOUBLES - No. 1 - Tate Reichmann/Gannon Walsh (Minnewaska) def. Oscar Bergson/Brody Hanson (Moorhead) 6-2, 6-0; No. 2 - Nik VanDyke/Tenzin Dahl (Minnewaska) def. Caden Filipi/Fi Kjos (Moorhead) 6-1, 6-1; No. 3 - Noah Palmer/Alec Larson (Minnewaska) def. Ben Hazeldine/Will Hazeldine (Moorhead) 6-1, 6-0

Match two -

Minnewaska 4, St. Michael-Albertville, 3

SINGLES - No. 1 - Tate Reichmann (Minnewaska) def. Martin Skave (STMA) 6-1, 6-0; No. 2 - Gannon Walsh (Minnewaska) def. Michael Anderson (STMA) 6-7 (5), 6-4, 12-10; No. 3 - Damon Uhde (Minnewaska) def. Caleb Reames (STMA) 6-3, 6-4; No. 4 - Ethan Quelle (Minnewaska) def. Brady Johnson (STMA) 6-1, 6-3

DOUBLES - No. 1 - Nik VanDyke/Tenzin Dahl (Minnewaska) def. John Hartnett/Leyton Punton (STMA) 6-3, 5-7, 10-8; No. 2 - Connor Quelle (Minnewaska) def. AJ Beck/Liam Langer (STMA) 6-3, 6-1; No. 3 - Alec Larson/Konner Hanson (Minnewaska) def. Brady Lindstrom/Brock Cornell (STMA) 6-0, 7-5

Sam Stuve covers a variety of sports in the Douglas County area. He also is assigned to do some news stories as well.
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