Boys Tennis: Wingers cruise to victory against New PragueRed Wing coasted to a 7-0 victory Friday against New Prague at Twin Bluff Middle School in Red Wing.
By: R-E Sports Staff, The Republican Eagle
Red Wing coasted to a 7-0 victory Friday against New Prague at Twin Bluff Middle School in Red Wing.
The Wingers (9-3, 5-0 Missota) did not drop a set in the matchup and surrendered just 13 games in seven matches.
Senior George Gabrielson won at No. 1 singles against Kameran Manthe 6-2, 6-1, sophomore Isaac Toivonen defeated Kyle Chevalier 6-0, 6-3 at No. 2 singles and sophomore Alex Holm blanked Jace Manthe 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3 singles.
Senior Thomas Hoffman took advantage of his first varsity start of the season at No. 4 singles with a 6-2, 6-0 victory against Cody Gebur.
“It was really nice to be able to give him a start,” Red Wing head coach Randy Decker said. “He’s been a great contributor for the team. He’s such a machine; he’s just built for singles. He runs around all day and he’s very mentally tough.”
Junior Luke Bryant and sophomore Noah Christenson won 6-0, 6-2 at No. 1 doubles for the Wingers, sophomores Nick Powers and Marcus Veith defeated Malachi Smith and Eric Morris 6-0, 6-1 at No. 2 doubles and seniors Elliot Dietz and Steffen Bettich won 6-1, 6-1 at No. 3 doubles.
“Everyone took care of business and did so nicely,” Decker said.
Red Wing hosts the Winger Open Saturday. Singles competition will take place at Twin Bluff Middle School and doubles matches will be at Cannon Falls High School.