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Pella Boys Tennis Win Again, One More To Go

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2012 at 6:02 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Eric Gotschall

The first week of competition for the Pella High boys tennis team has seen the Little Dutch improve each time out, most recently in an 8-3 victory over Mount Pleasant Thursday afternoon. Pella swept singles play, winning each match in straight sets, and added victories at No. 1 and No. 3 doubles. The performance puts the Little Dutch at 2-1 in match play this season. They’ll get in their fourth competition this week Saturday when they cross Lake Red Rock to face Knoxville.

1. Brannon Johnson defeated Caleb Zimmerman 6-2,6-2
2. David Lapthorn defeated Chase Higginbotham 6-1,6-1
3. Tom Palmer defeated Jack Bell 6-4,6-1
4. Michael Schemm defeated Zach Schmitz 6-3,6-4
5. Aaron Van Maanen defeated Kevin Nguyen 6-0,6-3
6. Jamison Roozeboom defeated Blake Allender 6-0,6-3

1. Brannon/David defeated Caleb/Chase 5-7, 6-2, 10-6
2. Bailey Tripp/Tom Pettit lost to Jack/Zach 5-7, 2-6
3. Sam Palmer/Andrew Lockridge defeated Kevin/Blake 7-6(5), 6-4
4. Luke Brenizer/Nathan Chaplain lost to Matthew Zihlman/Sterling Wickham 6-4, 5-7, 3-10
5. Chue Vue/Harlin Kissinger lost to Jared Batty/Blake Wickhman 5-7, 3-6