Tanager tennis team loses third attempt at Yankton by Jim Prosser The Tanager boys' tennis team made a third "stab" at the Bucks for the season and were able to win a few more of the matches, including Varsity and JV, at the Yankton High School courts, last Tuesday, April 27.
Team Scores: Yankton 8, Vermillion 1.
Singles: Rajiv Somepalli (Y) def. Jack Higgins 6-4, 6-4; Travis Ekeren (Y) def. Geng Wang 7-5, 6-3; Cosmo Saunders (Y) def. Dan Day 6-3, 6-3; Jake Lindahl (Y) def. Nathan Scheidel 6-0, 6-4; Tyler Dybsetter (Y) def. Kashiv Arogyaswamy 6-0, 6-0; Tyler McVay (Y) def. Steve Foltz 6-1, 6-4.
Doubles: Higgins/Wang (V) def. Somepalli/Ekeren (Y) 7-5, (6-4); Saunders/Lindahl (Y) def.
Day/Scheidel (V) 6-4, 5-7, 6-4; Dybsetter/McVay (Y) def. Arigoswamy/Harsh Patel (V) 6-2, 6-3.
This time, for the JV teams, giving individuals the opportunity to face different opponents,
there were 11 singles matches and six doubles competitions.
JV singles: Eric Hesla (V) def. Yve Trionnave (Y) 6-1; Jared Drotzman (Y) def. Sam McBride (V) 6-4; Ross Baxter (Y) def. Wyatt Hunter 6-1; Anthony Rath (V) def. Raed Yousef (Y) 7-5; Chris Jensen(V) def. Joe Giganti (Y) 6-0; Colin Eilts (V) def. Corey Menge (Y) 6-4; Yve Trionnave (Y) def. Chase Hildebrand (V) 6-0; Spencer Stevins (Y) def. Andy Kronaizl (V) 6-0; Ross Baxter (Y) def. Brad Hayner (V) 6-0; John Brende (Y) def. Sam McBride 6-0; and Yve Tronnave def. Anthony Rath 6-3.
JV doubles: Jensen/Eilts (V) def. Trionnave/Yousef 7-5; Stevins/Giganti (Y) def. McBride/Jones (V) 6-0; Kussman/Brende (Y) def. Hayner/Hunter (V) 6-0; Hesla/Rath (V) def. Drotzman/Baxter 6-0; Menge/Stevins (Y) def. Kronaizl/Hildebrand (V) 6-3; and Baxter/Giganti (Y) def. Hayner/Hildebrand 6-0.
JV scores: Yankton � 11, Vermillion � 6.