Roundup: Osakis wins season opener, Lakers roll to 3-1
The Osakis boys tennis team won three of four matches in singles to secure the win in the season opener, while Tate Reichmann continued his solid start to the season to help the Lakers get a third win.
The Osakis boys tennis program won its season opener on Friday night as the Silverstreaks beat a shorthanded MACCRAY team 5-2.
The Wolverines were down players heading into the meet and had to forfeit the second and third doubles spots. Osakis won three other contested spots to secure the team win.
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Sophomore Isaac Maddock jumped right into his role at No. 1 singles and did not drop a game in a straight-set win over Gabe Sparks. Senior Logan Grove won a tight three-setter at second singles, and senior Jacob Uhl won in two sets at fourth singles.
“We were happy with how the boys played today in our first match of the season,” Osakis head coach Ryan Maddock said.
The Silverstreaks will host their first home match on April 22 when Montevideo comes to town at 4 p.m.
OSAKIS 5, MACCRAY 2
SINGLES - No. 1 - Isaac Maddock (O) def. Gabe Sparks, 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 - Logan Grove (O) def. Carter Tomes, 7-6 (8-6), 4-6, 6-4; No. 3 - Daniel Sechusen (M) def. Jacob Taplin, 6-4, 6-2; No. 4 - Jacob Uhl (O) def. Coty Carlson, 6-1, 7-5
DOUBLES - No. 1 - Brogan Hargath/Andrew Jansen (M) def. Connor Gulbramson/Marcus Wolf, 6-1, 6-2; No. 2 - Osakis wins by forfeit; No. 3 - Osakis wins by forfeit; EXHIBITION - Daniel Sechusen/Andrew Jansen (M) def. Tyler Stier/Micah Moore, 8-5
Lakers grab third win
Minnewaska improved to 3-1 with a 6-1 win over Lac qui Parle Valley-Dawson-Boyd on Friday.
Junior Tate Reichmann kept his undefeated season going at first singles with a fourth consecutive straight-set victory. Gannon Walsh and Ethan Quelle added singles wins, as well.
The tightest match of the day came at second doubles where Connor Quelle and Aiden Maanum won 6-7 (7-9), 7-6 (7-1), 12-10. Damon Uhde and Logan Maanum teamed up at first doubles to win 6-3, 6-4, while Konner Hanson and Noah Palmer also won in straight sets.
MINNEWASKA 6, LQPV-D-B 1
SINGLES - No. 1 - Tate Reichmann (M) def. Tyler Buer, 6-0, 6-1; No. 2 - Gannon Walsh (M) def. Gavin Stulz, 6-1, 6-1; No. 3 - Ethan Quelle (M) def. Levi Olson, 6-2, 6-3; No. 4 - Liam Risch (LQPV) def. Tenzin Dahl, 6-4, 3-6, (10-8)
DOUBLES - No. 1 - Damon Uhde/Logan Maanum (M) def. Wylie Wiebe/Jackson Buer, 6-3, 6-4; No. 2 - Connor Quelle/Aiden Maanum (M) def. Wyatt Wiebe/Elijah Fjerkenstad, 6-7 (7-9), 7-6 (7-1), (12-10); No. 3 - Konner Hanson/Noah Palmer (M) def. Matt Martinson/Justin Perkins, 6-4, 6-3