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Red Wing's Isaac Toivonen fires off a forehand during his Class 2A state singles quarterfinals match against Hopkins' Manfred Barrios at the Baseline Tennis Center Thursday in Minneapolis. (Republican Eagle photo by Joe Brown)

Boys Tennis: Toivonen falls in three-set thriller

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MINNEAPOLIS – Isaac Toivonen was not going down quietly.

After dropping the first set in the Class 2A state tennis singles quarterfinals to Hopkins’ Manfred Barrios, the Red Wing senior went on to win the second set to tie the match. Even after falling behind 2-0 in the decisive third set, Toivonen won a pair of consecutive deuces to tie the match, eventually going up 4-3.


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Joe Brown
Joe Brown is the sports editor for the Red Wing Republican Eagle. Previously, he worked at the Marshall Independent and the St. Cloud Times. For updates on local sports, follow Joe on Twitter at @RE_JBrown.
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