Friday, May 12, 2017

Cyclones Get 4th Place at District Tennis

Coach's Comments:

What a District Tennis meet this was! It was the most competitive and closest District meet in my 20 years of coaching tennis. Unfortunately, we were the team that ended up in fourth place(top three teams move on) and lost two semifinals matches that would have put three people to State Tennis. I though we played hard but just didn't make enough shots to win the big points that you need to do to win the match.

Overall, we had a great season and want to thank the five Seniors that will be graduating-Isaac Stitz, Alec Plagman, Josh Cheek, Caleb Rasmussen, and Joey Fields. They have all been a huge part of our success this year, and with the exception of Caleb who joined tennis this year, the last three to four years. All five of them will be missed greatly!

Listen to Coach Bruns' District tennis report here.


Isaac Stitz was seeded #1 in the singles tournament and ended getting 3rd place and is an alternate to State Tennis.

1st Round-Bye
Quarterfinals-Defeated Caleb Williams(Atlantic) 6-1, 6-1
Semifinals-Lost to #4 seed Caleb Hammerlink(Ballard) 5-7, 6-4, 1-6
3rd/4th place Match-Defeated #3 seed Jaden Heiden(Denison) 4, 6, 6-1, 1-0(7-5)

Alec Plagman was not seeded

1st Round-Lost to Kaleb Flory(Atlantic) 3-6, 7-6, 5-7


Josh Cheek and Caleb Rasmussen were seeded #3 the doubles tournament and ended up getting 4th place.

1st Round-Defeated Nile Petersen/Luke Hohenberger(Atlantic) 6-4, 6-4
Quarterfinals-Defeated Zach Ahrenholtz/Jordan Torres(Denison) 6-4, 4-6, 6-2
Semifinals-Lost to #2 seed Mosher/Echer(Ballard) 2-6, 6-4, 4-6
3rd/4th Place Match-Lost to Cam Pille/Justin Schroeder(Kuemper) 2-6, 4-6

Kaleb Kaster and Bailey Schmitz were not seeded.

1st Round-Defeated Brice Jensen/Adam Torneten 2-6, 6-1, 6-3

Team Results:

1. Carroll Kuemper-17-Kuemper wins via tiebreaker
2. Ballard-17
3. Atlantic-16
4. Harlan-13

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