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TROJAN BOYS TENNIS: Luverne tennis team blanks WHS

LUVERNE -- The Luverne Cardinals took no prisoners Tuesday in their Southwest Conference boys tennis clash with Worthington, winning six matches in straight sets en route to a 7-0 victory.

The only match that was taken three sets was at second singles where the Cards' Jonny Vajgrt defeated Andrew Johnson 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.

In other singles matches, Joey Vajgrt bested Carter Lindner 6-2, 6-0 at first singles, Dustin Deutsch beat Alex Hayenga 7-5, 6-4 at third singles and Andrew Jelkin topped Ben Doeden 6-3, 6-1 at fourth singles.

In first doubles, Luverne's Blake Ziegler and Scott Nelson topped Worthington's Dillon Pederson and Kody Honius 6-0, 6-0. In second doubles Ethan Johnson and Zach Gillette defeated Issac Houselog and Nick Newman 6-0, 6-1. And at third doubles Matt Arends and Erik Wohnoutka beat Bryan Doeden and Jonah McDonald 6-0, 6-0.

WHS head coach Greg Antoine said the scores of some of the matches didn't indicate how close some of them were. He said Jonny Vajgrt and Johnson pushed each other to the limit at second singles. The Trojan doubles teams played good, aggressive tennis, he added.