May 29—MOUND — The Litchfield boys tennis team saw its season end Friday in the Section 6A team final.
The Dragons lost 6-1 to top-seeded Mound-Westonka.
Litchfield’s lone victory came at No. 1 doubles. The Dragons’ Tyson Michels and Braden Olson beat Alex Brown and Harry Moen 6-2, 6-2.
All of the rest of the matches were contested, though Mound-Westonka came out on top.
The White Hawks advance to the state Class A team tournament June 8-11 at St. Cloud Tech High School.
Section 6A final
(1) Jack Linder, MW, def Alex Draeger 6-3 6-0 (2) Carter Reinbold, MW, def Mason Woelfel 6-3 6-3 (3) Blake Franzen, MW, def Garrison Jackman 7-5 6-3 (4) Jackson Briggs, MW, def Blake Aller 6-3 6-2
(1) Tyson Michels/Braden Olson, L, def Alex Brown/Harry Moen 6-2 6-2 (2) Nolan Hanson/Dylan Skaja, MW, def Mas Ceasar/Tyler Pennertz 7-5 6-2 (3) Trent Kelly/Charlie Paul, MW, def Aiden Nelson/Creighton Huhner 6-3 6-1
Section 3A individuals
Yellow Medicine East’s Ean Clarke and the Dawson-Boyd/Lac qui Parle Valley doubles teams of Tyer Buer and Wylie Wieber have advanced to Tuesday’s Section 3A semifinals after getting through two rounds at Redwood Falls.
Clarke beat teammate Tyler Syring in the second round to advance.
Buer and Wieber opened with a victory over Redwood Valley’s Lauren Goodthunder and Cole Johnson before beating Worthington’s Levi Kuhl and Dave Sternke to advance.
Redwood Valley is the host school. The top two singles players and top two doubles teams advance to the state Class A individual tournament June 10-11 at St. Cloud Tech High School.
How D-B/LQPV fared
First Round: Lucas Hoium, Mon, def Wiebe 6-0 6-1
First Round: Ean Clarke, YME, def Perkins 6-0 6-0
Tyler Buer/Wylie Weibe
First Round: Buer/Wiebe def Cole Johnson/Laiten Goodthunder, Redwood Valley, 6-3 6-1; Quarterfinals: Buer/Wiebe def Levi Kuhl/David Sternke, Worthington 6-2 6-4
Elijah Fjerkenstad/Jackson Buer
First Round: Jaden Lorang/Will Rops, Pipestone, def Fjerkenstad/Buer 6-2 6-1
How MACCRAY fared
First Round: Ian Barber, Worthington, def Sparks 6-1 6-1
First Round: Pierce Cunningham, Luverne, def Rassat 6-0 6-0
Andrew Janssen/Brogan Harguth
First Round: Ethan Nath/Logan Ommen, Luverne, def Janssen/Harguth 6-2 6-3
Daniel Seehusen/Josiah Seehusen
First Round: Cole Paulson/Issac Stiles, Pipestone, def D. Seehusen/J. Seehusen 6-1 6-1
How Montevideo fared
First Round: Hoium def Wyatt Wiebe, D-B/LQPV, 6-0 6-1; Quarterfinals: Griffen Jarchow, Luverne, def Hoium 6-4 6-1
First Round: Tony Wacker, Pipestone, def Quigley 4-6 6-4 6-4
Andrew Soden/Simon Fitzkappes
First Round: Jackson Torgerson/Austin Canatsey, YME, def Soden/Fitzkappes 7-5 6-0
Connor Hagen/Sam Ostendorf
First Round: Benjamin Schrieber/Alec Langerud, Worthington, def Hagen/Ostendorf 6-1 6-0
How YME fared
First Round: Clarke def Justin Perkins, D-B/LQPV, 6-0 6-0; Quarterfinals: Clarke def Tyler Syring, YME, 6-0 6-0
First Round: Syring def Jacob Zollner, Redwood Valley, 2-6 7-5 6-4; Quarterfinals: Ean Clarke, YME, def Syring 6-0 6-0
Jackson Torgerson/Austin Canatsey
First Round: Torgerson/Austin Canatsey def Andrew Soden/Simon Fitzkappes, Montevideo, 7-5 6-0; Quarterfinals: Blake Frahm/Ben Jarchow, Luverne, def Torgerson/Canatsey 6-4 6-3
Derrick Lien/Isaac Olevson
First Round: Levi Kuhl/David Sternke, Worthington, def Lien/Olevson 6-4 6-1