Tennis: Gobblers defeat Wolverines 5-2
WADENA — The top two singles players, Mike Paavola and Drew Larson continue to put up wins for the Wadena-Deer Creek/Perham Wolverines tennis team but Aitkin swept the final five matches to win 5-2 Tuesday afternoon.
Paavola defeated Lyle Nyberg 7-5, 7-5 at No. 1 singles. Larson dropped the first set 6-3 to Brych Haugly before taking the second 7-5 and cruising to victory in the third by two breaks of serve 6-2.
Aitkin's Chris Carlberg defeated Tyler Wieser-Matthews one and one in No. 3 singles. Joe Johnson blanked Fikri Rahmat love and love in the No. 4 match.
The Gobblers had no problems sweeping all three doubles matches giving up only four lost games in three matches all decided in straight sets.
Boy's Tennis results:
Aitkin 5, WDC/P 2
1 Mike Paavola (WDCP) def. Lyle Nyberg (A) 7-5, 7-5
2 Drew Larson (WDCP) def. Bryce Haugly (WDCP) 3-6, 7-5, 6-2
3 Chris Carlberg (A) def. Tyler Wieser-Matthews (WDCP) 6-1, 6-1
4 Joe Johnson (A) def. Fikri Rahmat (WDCP) 6-0, 6-0
1 Ryan Rosemore-Adam Burk (A) def. Mike Botzet-Christian Hinckley (WDCP) 6-0, 6-0
2 Ryan Anderson-Josh Martz (A) def. Kris Hansen-Austin Andeen (WDCP) 6-1, 6-0
3 Zack Lindberg-Matt Jones (A) def. Shane Perry-Barnabus Busa (WDCP) 6-3, 6-0