Tennis: Osakis boys beat Montevideo 4-3 to earn first team win of the season

Tyler Stier picks up a big three set win to help give Osakis its first win of the season.

Connor Gulbranson
Osakis' Connor Gulbranson gets to a return against Monticello during his match at first doubles on April 9, 2022. Gulbranson and his doubles partner, Marcus Wolf, won a match against Montevideo on May 16, 2022, and helped Osakis win its first match of the year.
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OSAKIS - The Osakis boys tennis team got its first win of the season as it defeated Montevideo 4-3 on Monday.

“The guys did a great job in getting our first team win,” head coach Ryan Maddock said.

In singles matches, Osakis had wins from undefeated Isaac Maddock at No. 1 singles in straight sets, a win at No. 2 singles from Bryce Moen in straight sets and a three-set victory by Tyler Stier.

At No. 1 doubles, Marcus Wolf and Connor Gulbranson earned a straight-set victory for the Silverstreaks.

“Isaac, Bryce and Connor/Marcus had convincing wins, while Tyler Stier had the deciding win, getting a tight third-set tiebreaker win to clinch the fourth win for us,” Ryan Maddock said.


Osakis is back on its home court on Tuesday for a match against MACCRAY at 4:30 p.m.

Osakis 4, Montevideo 3.

SINGLES - No. 1 - Isaac Maddock (O) def. Tyson Quigley (M) 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 - Bryce Moen (O) def. Andrew Soden (M) 6-3, 6-0; No. 3 Tyler Stier (O) def. Simon Fitzkappes (M) 6-4, 6-7, 12-10; No. 4 - Tabin Brock (M) def. Micah Moore (O) 6-3, 7-5

DOUBLES - No. 1 - Connor Gulbranson/Marcus Wolf def. Connor Hagen/Sam Ostendorf (M) 6-2, 6-1; No. 2 - Jarrett Rhode/Oscar Anariba (M) def. Michael Laumeyer/Preston Steneirt (O) 6-1, 6-1; No. 3 - Evan Buckingham/Ben Unzen (Montevideo) won by forfeit

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