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Tennis: Osakis' Isaac Maddock wins Section 8A individual title as Minnewaska's Tate Reichmann earns second

Osakis' Isaac Maddock and Minnewaska's Tate Reichmann are headed to the 2022 MSHSL Class A State Individual Tournament.

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Osakis junior Isaac Maddock follows through on a return against Monticello's Tyler Rousslang during a 6-1, 6-2 win on April 9, 2022. Maddock is undefeated on the year and won the Section 8A individual title on May 25, 2022.
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GLENWOOD - Osakis junior Isaac Maddock continued his undefeated season through the Section 8A tournament on Tuesday and Thursday with four wins and punched his ticket to the Class A MSHSL State Individual Tournament on June 9-10 at the Reed-Sweatt Tennis Center in Minneapolis.

Maddock earned the section title after beating Minnewaska’s Tate Reichmann, the defending section champion, 6-1, 6-0 in the finals.

“I was very, very happy for myself as well as my dad and my team,” Maddock said. “I just kind of wanted to win it for them and my dad. It feels really good. I've put in a lot of work with my team and especially my dad."

Maddock’s dad, Ryan, is the head coach of the Osakis boys and girls tennis programs.

“It's really special,” Isaac said about heading to the state tournament with his dad. “He puts in a lot of work with me during the summer and during the season. He deserves it as much as I do.”

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Isaac (20-0) began his tournament with a 6-0, 6-0 victory in the first round over Luke Schroeder of Fergus Falls and in the quarterfinals over Crookston’s Erik Coauette. In the semifinals, Isaac defeated Ben Schierer of Fergus Falls by a 6-1, 6-0 score.

“I just kept a level head, played on other people's disadvantages and just tried to play my own game,” Isaac said. “I just kind of scope it out during the first couple games of the match and if it's their backhand, I go towards that, or if it's something else, I go towards that as much as possible."

Maddock and Reichmann met once in the regular season, on May 10, with Maddock coming out on top.

Reichmann got to the finals with a win over Jowell Gamez (New London-Spicer) 6-0, 6-0, a 6-0, 6-1 win over Isaiah Villarreal (Thief River Falls) in the quarterfinals and a 6-1, 7-6 (7-4) win over Josh Peterson (Perham) in the semifinals.

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Defending section champion, Minnewaska senior Tate Reichmann faced off against one of the top Section 8A, Osakis' Ryan Maddock on May 10, 2022. Reichmann is headed back to the state tournament after going 3-1 at the Section 8A tournament on May 24-25.
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Reichmann will also be in the individual state tournament. He and the rest of the Lakers will be in the Class A MSHSL State Team Tournament on June 7-8, also at the Reed-Sweatt Tennis Center.

Osakis’ Bryce Moen and Minnewaska's Tenzin Dahl also competed in the Section 8A Tournament and both lost in the first round.

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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