Warriors handle Madison 8-1
By LARRY LEEDS, Sports Editor
The Madison High School tennis team traveled to Sioux Falls on Thursday and lost to the Sioux Falls Washington Warriors 8-1.|
The only win for the Bulldogs was at number three singles. Seventh-grader Kevin Shan outlasted Jory Ross 7-5 and 6-4 to win the match.
Sioux Falls Washington won all of the double matches. At number two doubles, Shan and Matt Green won the first set 6-3 against Ross and Koln Thie. Ross and Thie won the last two sets 6-1 and 10-3 in a tiebreaker.
In the junior varsity portion of the match, Madison won three of the five matches.
Matt Graff picked up a 6-2 over Justin Carlson.
David Pimentel earned a 6-4 over Corey Relf.
Graff and Marcus VandenBosch picked up a doubles win 6-1 over Jeff McKee and Jacob Kringen.
The Bulldogs are scheduled to host a quadrangular on Saturday with action getting started at 9 a.m. Teams that will be participating in the quadrangular are Madison, Watertown, Yankton and Mitchell.
1. Nate Ackert (SFW) beat Ryan Golden, 6-0, 6-1.
2. Elliot Hartwig (SFW) beat Jacob Leighton, 6-2, 6-3.
3. Kevin Shan (M) beat Jory Ross, 7-5, 6-4.
4. Koln Thie (SFW) beat Matt Green, 6-1, 6-1.
5. Aiden Hartwig (SFW) beat Gabe Richard, 6-2, 6-3.
6. Cole Benson (SFW) beat Logan Jager, 6-1, 6-0.
1. Ackert/E. Hartwig (SFW) beat Golden/Leighton, 6-4, 6-4.
2. Ross/Thie (SFW) beat Shan/Green, 3-6, 6-1, 10-3.
3. Ethan Elbers/Benson (SFW) beat Richard/Jager, 6-1, 6-0.
1. Matt Graff (M) beat Justin Carlson, 6-2.
2. Bill Thompson (SFW) beat Marcus VandenBosch, 6-4.
3. David Pimentel (M) beat Corey Relf, 6-4.
4. Tom Smith (SFW) beat Derek Bierschbach, 6-1.
1. Graff/VandenBosch (M) beat Jeff McKee/Jacob Kringen, 6-1.