Marshfield boys tennis slips past Wausau East
Tigers move to 2-1 in WVC
By Paul Lecker
WAUSAU — The Marshfield boys tennis team won three matches in straight sets and went on to beat Wausau East 4-3 in a Wisconsin Valley Conference match Thursday at East High School.
Sam Haessly (No. 3) and Craig Paulman (No. 4) won singles matches in straight sets for the Tigers, as did the No. 1 doubles team of Evan Fait and Derek Reckner.
Marshfield’s No. 2 doubles team of Jared Draxler and Ayush Shukla won its match in three sets.
Marshfield and East are both now 2-1 in Valley dual meets this season.
Marshfield will compete at the Wausau Invitational on Friday and Saturday before it wraps up itsconference dual meet schedule next week with matches at D.C. Everest on Tuesday and at Wisconsin Rapids on May 12. The Wisconsin Valley Conference Tournament is May 19 at Wausau East and West high schools.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Tigers 4, Lumberjacks 3
Singles: Sawyer Schlindwein (WE) def. Justin Twardowski 6-0, 6-0; 2. Adam Schneider (WE) def. John Weisenberger 6-3, 6-4; 3. Sam Haessly (M) def. Miles Stifler 6-2, 6-3; 4. Craig Paulman (M) def. Gray Chlohessy 6-3, 6-0.
Doubles: 1. Evan Fait-Derek Reckner (M) def. Isaac Stine-Keachy Chang 6-0, 6-3; 2. Jared Draxler-Ayush Shukla (M) def. Shia Vang-Lucas Ratanawang 7-5, 5-7, 6-3; 3. Stephen Martell-Mario Duwe (WE) def. Luke Kaiser-Eric Myklejord 7-6, 6-1.
Records: Marshfield 2-1 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Wausau East 2-1 Wisconsin Valley Conference.