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Janesville Parker tennis slips past Sun Prairie

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Gazette staff
May 9, 2012
— Janesville Parker’s boys tennis team found a way Thursday afternoon.

The Vikings won two out of three doubles matches en route to a 4-3 Big Eight Conference dual meet win over Sun Prairie.


Parker (2-5 in the conference) won three matches in a third-set tiebreaker.


“It was a real exciting win for us because of the pressure involved in having almost every match go three sets,” Parker coach Mike Fuhrmann said. “We continue to improve each and every day, and that’s what is most important.”


Parker plays Janesville Craig at Palmer Park on Thursday afternoon at 4:15.


PARKER 4, SUN PRAIRIE 3

Singles—Keegan Moldenhauer (SP) def. Ethan Zweifel, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1; Yuri Drunosk (SP) def. Jared Beighley, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4; Alberto Gutierrez-Larria (P) def. Josh Sylla, 6-4, 7-6 (8-6); Herschel Brodkey (P) def. Nick Fredrickson, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.


Doubles—Nick Garey-Austin McDonald (P) def. Joel Collingwood-Gowthen Karri, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3; Ian Weiland-Jordan Peyer (P) def. Kevin Bernard-Ty Enger, 6-3, 6-3; Ethan Plesh-Ryan Fitzpatrick (SP) def. Jaren Norrell-Spencer Debroux, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4.


-- Middleton 7, Craig 0—The host Cardinals rolled past the Cougars in a Big Eight dual meet.


Craig (0-8 in conference) did not win a set in seven matches against the Big Eight powerhouse.


“They’re obviously one of the best teams we’ve seen all season,” Craig coach Justin Long said. “We were competitive in a couple of matches, but we just couldn’t get any momentum going in those matches.”


Craig hosts crosstown rival Janesville Parker on Thursday at Palmer Park.


MIDDLETON 7, CRAIG 0

Singles—Bennett Hogendorn (M) def. Katsumi Neeno, 6-0, 6-0; Joey Niesen (M) def. Izaya Trenne, 6-0, 6-0; Tyler Markel (M) def. Matt Hayden, 6-, 6-2; Oscar Biggs (M) def. Connor McMahon, 6-1, 6-1.


Doubles—Andrew Frank-Tu Weber (M) def. Cody Lipetri-Sam de Poutiloff, 6-3, 6-1; Dylan Steste-Griff Pyle (M) def. Zach Hardin-Joe Worple, 6-0, 6-3; Evan Stone-Andy Weber (M) def. Ross Sroda-Adam Masters, 6-0, 6-3.


Junior varsity—Middleton 7, Craig 0.



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