The HCHS boy's tennis team traveled to Denison on Monday, April 5 to take on the Monarchs. The Varisty lost the meet 1-8 and the JV lost 3-6.
The lone win came at #1 singles where Nate Pattee outlasted Denison's #1 Nick Ingram in a tiebreak, 11-10(7-3). "It was a great win for Nate P. today. He played very well in his singles and held on after having a 9-7 lead. Winning tiebreaks is a great confidence booster" Coach Chad Bruns said.
Unfortunately, the rest of the night did not go so well. The only other close match was Nick Petsche at #5 Singles where he lost 8-10. "It was nice to see Nick play well in his first varsity match. He came back to go up 8-7 but then just couldn't finish the match off", Bruns added.
"Overall, it was a disappointing meet. We just didn't compete with a team I thought we should be able to compete with. Denison played very well and deserve a lot of credit. We need to improve a lot in order to get where we need to be a month from now. We will continue to work hard to do so, Bruns said.
Here are the individual scores:
Varsity(0-1 on the season)
1. Nate Pattee won 11-10(7-3)over Nick Ingram
2. Nate Ohms lost 3-10 to Jacob Heiden
3. Mitch Gross lost 3-10 to Ryan Petersen
4. Willie Henrich lost 5-10 to Andrew Hrabik
5. Nick Petsche lost 8-10 to Joel Aurand
6. Dan Ohms lost 2-10 to Philip Keairnes
1. Pattee/N.Ohms lost 10-6 to Ingram/Heiden
2. Gross/W. Henrich lost 3=10 to Petersen/Keairnes
3. Petsche/D. Ohms lost 4-10 to Hrabik/Aurand
JV Scores(0-1 for the season):
1. Ryan Henrich won 8-5 over Riley Sondag
2. Riley Finn lost 6-8 to Eric Klix
3. Zach Lefeber lost 4-8 to Brady Goodwin
4. Dillon Kramer lost 6-8 to Cody Bremser
5. Joe Arentson won 8-4 over Cole Wingert
6. Autin Euchner lost 1-8 to Dylan Struck
1. R. Henrich/Finn won 8-5 over Sondag/Goodwin
2. Lefeber/Euchner lost 3-8 to Klix/Bremser
3. Kramer/Arentson lost 2-8 to Wingert/Struck
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