Yankton tops Vermillion boys' tennis team April 24 The Tanager boys' tennis team fell to the Yankton Bucks a second time this season as they were dominated in nearly every match, including varsity and exhibitions at the Vermillion High School and Middle School tennis courts last Tuesday, April 24.
Team Scores: Yankton 9, Vermillion 0.
Singles: Ryan Elwood (Y) def. Jason Holoch 6-0, 6-3; Kevin Meyer (Y) def. Chris Yutrzenka 6-1, 6-2; Dan Carey (Y) def. Nathan Scheidel 6-0, 6-0; Shaun Blum (Y) def. Steve Foltz 6-1, 6-2; Ben Scholtz (Y) def. Tim Goodman 6-0, 6-0; Jake Drotzman (Y) def. Mark Vickrey 6-2, 6-1.
Doubles: Elwood/Meyer (Y) def. Holoch/Scheidel 6-1, 6-0; Drotzman/Carey (Y) def. Yutrzenka/Foltz 6-2, 6-3; Rajiv Somepalii/Blum (Y) def. Goodman/Vickery 6-2, 6-2.
JV singles: Rajir Somaspalli (Y) def. Dan Day 6-1, 6-0; Travis Ekert (Y) def. Jack Higgins 7-5
"We just have to look at matches like these as a learning experience," said Coach Nick Hovden. "It is good practice for the kids (against superior opposition)."