Marshfield boys tennis loses at Wisconsin Rapids
Tigers fall to 2-2 in WVC
By Paul Lecker
WISCONSIN RAPIDS — The Marshfield boys tennis team swept the three doubles matches but could not come up with a singles win and lost 4-3 in a Wisconsin Valley Conference dual meet Thursday at Lincoln High School.
All three Tigers doubles teams won in straight sets. Evan Fait and Derek Reckner did not lose a game at No. 1 doubles. Jared Draxler and Ayush Shukla at No. 2 and Isaac Houk and Luke Kaiser at No. 3 also won 2-0 for Marshfield (2-2 WVC).
Marshfield wraps up its regular-season dual meet schedule Tuesday at D.C. Everest. 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.)
Wisconsin Rapids 4, Marshfield 3
Singles: 1. Dane Steidl (WR) def. Justin Twardowski 6-0, 6-0; 2. Ryan Graczkowski (WR) def. John Weisenberger 6-4, 6-3; 3. Marcus Bean (WR) def. Sam Haessly 6-1, 6-3; 4. Stevie Hanzlik (WR) def. Craig Paulman 6-1, 6-1.
Doubles: 1. Evan Fait-Derek Reckner (M) def. Josh Beyer-Shane Glinski 6-0, 6-0; 2. Jared Draxler-Ayush Shukla (M) def. Jack Kiiskila-Trevin Bonkoski 6-2, 6-2; 3. Isaac Houk-Luke Kaiser (M) def/ Reed Zirnhelt-Josh Nigon 6-4, 6-2.
Records: Marshfield 2-2 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Wisconsin Rapids 3-1 WVC.