Tanager tennis team loses third attempt vs. Yankton

Tanager tennis team loses third attempt vs. Yankton By Jim Prosser The Tanager boys� tennis team made a third stab at the Yankton Bucks for the season and was able to win a few more of the matches, at the DakotaDome on April 26.

Team scores: Yankton 6, Vermillion 3.

Singles: Steve Foltz (V) def Caleb Coyie 10-3; Tyler McVay (Y) def. Dan Day 10-4; Keshav Arogyaswamy (V) def. Robbie Beard 11-10 (7-5); Branon Eisenbaum (Y) def. Anthony Rath 10-3; Jordan Alton (Y) def. Harsh Patel 10-5; Jake Recker (Y) def. Eric Hesla 10-2.

Doubles: Foltz/Day (V) def. Tyler/Dybsetterz (Y) 10-6; Beard/Eisenbraun (Y) def. Arogyaswamy/Rath 10-3; Alton/Ben Lambert (Y) def. Patel/Hesla 10-3.

This time, for the JV teams, there were two singles matches and one doubles exhibits competition.

JV singles: Ben Loving (Y) def. Chris Jensen 6-2; Chris Hoffman (Y) def. Ben Schmelfening 7-5.

JV doubles: Loving/Steve Hoffman def. Jensen/ Schmelfening 10-6.

�We played much better today than in our last match. I am pleased with our effort and, hopefully, today�s performance has a snowball effect for the remaining season,� said coach Jon Ruevers.

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