PREP BOYS' TENNIS: Cards win doubles tournamentST. PETER — The Luverne boys’ tennis team was crowned the champion of the St. James 2012 doubles tournament Saturday, going 3-0 on the day. In their first game, the Cardinals defeated St. Peter 3-2.
By: Daily Globe, Worthington Daily Globe
ST. PETER — The Luverne boys’ tennis team was crowned the champion of the St. James 2012 doubles tournament Saturday, going 3-0 on the day.
In their first game, the Cardinals defeated St. Peter 3-2.
Joey and Jonny Vajgrt defeated Spencer Gault and Sam Peterson 6-3, 0-6, 10-7 in No. 1 doubles.
Dustin Deutsch and Andrew Jelken defeated Carl Miller and Noah Adamson 3-6, 6-2, 11-9 in No. 4 doubles.
And Austin Stroeh and Hunter Robinson defeated Avery Buchman and Zeke Haugen 7-6, 3-6, 10-6 in No. 5 doubles,
In their second game of the tournament, the Cardinals shutout Fairbault 5-0.
The Vajgrt’s defeated Dat Truang and Ryder Ross 6-2, 6-1 in No. 1 doubles. Scott Nelson and Blake Ziegler defeated Matt Welborn and Adam Kern 6-2, 6-2 in No. 2 doubles. Ethan Johnson and Nathan Stensland-Bos defeated Nick Anderson and Peter Hoppnes 6-2, 6-1 in No. 3 doubles. Deutsch and Jelken defeated Jacob Heppner and Logan Gregerson 6-0, 6-1 in No. 4 doubles. And Stroeh and Zach Gillette defeated Andy Silva and Noah Gregerson 6-0, 6-0 in No. 5 doubles.
In the third game of the tournament, Luverne defeated St. James 4-1.
The Vajgrt’s defeated Taylor Berg and Earl Augst 6-2, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles.
Johnson and Stensland-Bos defeated Brock Mueller and Wille Runge 6-1, 6-3 in No. 3 doubles. Deutsch and Jelken defeated Aldair Trujillo and Michael Hedlund 6-3, 6-0 in No. 4 doubles. And Robinson and Gillette defeated Cole Skow and John Foss 6-1, 6-2 in No. 5 doubles.
“We really played well in our matches, even the ones we lost,” Luverne coach Greg Antoine said. “We were really pleased with the efforts and the outcome. It was really encouraging to see us at this level early in the season.”
Luverne will take on Vermillion (S.D.) on April 10 at home.