Worthington knocks off Redwood Valley, 5-2REDWOOD FALLS — Following a strong match at Blue Earth Thursday, the Worthington Trojans boys tennis team (6-4) capped the week with a 5-2 victory over Southwest Conference rival Redwood Valley Friday afternoon.
REDWOOD FALLS — Following a strong match at Blue Earth Thursday, the Worthington Trojans boys tennis team (6-4) capped the week with a 5-2 victory over Southwest Conference rival Redwood Valley Friday afternoon.
The Trojans’ Danny Penaredondo took it on the chin in the first set against Kurt Larson at No. 1 singles. Penaredondo recovered to win the final two sets and win the match, 0-6, 6-2, 6-1.
Tim Roos, Worthington’s No. 2 singles player, had his way with RV’s Josh Lechner, winning a 6-3, 6-0 decision.
The Cardinals fired back at No. 3 singles, as Nick Schmidt knocked off Worthington’s Alex Stewart, 3-6, 6-3, 6-1, but Adam Vosburgh returned the favor for the Trojans at No. 4 singles, beating Brian Arentson in straight sets, 6-1, 6-2.
The Trojans’ No. 1 double tandem of Taylor Weiner and Mitchell Benson had an easy first set against RV’s Shane Gewerth and Jared Arentson, but were pushed o the limit in the second set before winning, 6-1, 7-6 (7-1).
The Cardinals won their second match of the day at No. 2 doubles, as the duo of Dave Houghton and Pat Raddatz outlasted John Shepherd and Dayton Williamson, 7-6 (8-6), 3-6, 6-3).
But David Sorenson and Alex Myrom pulled that point back for the Trojans with a 6-3, 6-3, No. 3 doubles victory over Anthony Dunne and Sam Schmidt.
In exhibition play, Worthington’s Anthony Kellen and Alex Ling teamed up for a 6-2, 6-1 victory.
The Trojans will host New Ulm Monday and visit Pipestone Area on Tuesday.