Over the last eight weeks, Coon Rapids girls’ tennis coach Scott Storrick has mixed and matched 18 different lineups during the span of 23 matches.
Coon Rapids girls’ tennis opened the season with a 2-1 mark at its own invitational on the Bob Pivec Courts Aug. 17.
Andover’s first entrants into the state boys’ tennis tournament, the doubles team of Erik Jones and Grant Johnson posted a 2-2 record and nearly came away with the Class AA doubles consolation crown. The Huskies opened the tournament with a two-set loss to St. Cloud Tech’s Luke Zwiener/Chris Mavetz. Tech won the opening set 7-6 [...]
After going 8-2 during the regular season, Blaine found itself among the top teams in Section 5AA, qualifying for the semifinals just like last spring. The No. 4 seeded Bengals began the section team tournament with a 7-0 win against No. 13 seed Spring Lake Park and followed with a 4-3 win against No. 5 Irondale. Top-seed Maple Grove ended the Bengals’ team run in sections with a 7-0 sweep May 20 at Lifetime Fitness-Moore Lake.
Robert Hank’s tennis career might have started late by some standards, but he’s quickly making up for lost court time.
Four ABC Newspapers-area girls tennis players reached their respective state tournaments including a pair of top singles players – Andover’s Faith Lee and Blaine’s Mary Liz Swanson along with Andover’s junior doubles team of Destiny Lee and Alissa Kuebelbeck.
For the second consecutive week Blaine graduate and current UW-Green Bay senior tennis player Paul Swanson was named Horizon League Men’s Tennis Player of the Week (March 26-April 1 and April 2-8).