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Little Dutch Win All but One Match, Stay Undefeated in Duals

It was another near-perfect day for the Pella High boys’ tennis team in Grinnell this weekend. The Little Dutch lost just one set to the Tigers in singles play, and only dropped one doubles’ match. Tom Palmer didn’t lose a single game in defeating Hayes Durbin of Grinnell, and then partnered up with Aaron VanMaanen and won the doubles’ match in straight sets. Full match results are below. The boys are next in action at Pella Christian High for the Little Hawkeye Conference meet on Monday.


#1- Jamison Roozeboom (P) def Kirk Rudolph (G) 6-2, 6-3

#2- Tom Palmer (P) def Hayes Durbin (G) 6-0, 6-0

#3- Tom Pettit (P) def Jonah Benning-Shorb (G) 4-6, 6-4, 10-5

#4- Sam Dykstra (P) def Nathan Oster (G) 6-3, 6-0

#5- Aaron VanMaanen (P) def Adam VanErsvelde (G) 6-2, 6-1

#6- Colin Jones (P) Edward Lopatto (G) 6-2, 6-1


#1- Palmer/Van Maanen (P) def. Durbin/Oster (G) 7-6(5), 6-1

#2- Roozeboom/Pettit (P) def. Rudolph/Benning-Shorb (G) 6-1, 6-3

#3- Dykstra/Jones (P) def. VanErsvelde/Lopatto (G) 6-2, 6-1

#4-Tristan Miedema/Bryce Bortscheller (P) def Sharpe/Thompson (G) 6-1, 6-4
#5- Cunningham/Cogley (G) def David Schemm/Nathan Chaplin (P) 6-4, 3-6, 10-2