The Montevideo tennis team enjoyed a very successful week, winning a pair of matches and scoring several high finishes in the conference tournament.


The Montevideo tennis team enjoyed a very successful week, winning a pair of matches and scoring several high finishes in the conference tournament.

The Thunder Hawks defeated Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd 6-1 here Monday and the T-Hawks edged New London-Spicer 4-3 Tuesday at New London.

All of Montevideo’s entrants placed in the top three in the West Central Conference South tournament at Minnewaska Saturday.

Seniors Rik Danielson and Shane Griess won the No. 2 doubles championship.

Placing second were Charlie Landmark at No. 1 singles and Tyler West and Matt Koopmeiners at No. 3 doubles.

Taking third place were Dakota Frazier at second singles, Bryce Bakkelund at third singles, Alex Thomp­son at fourth singles and the No. 1 doubles team of Eric Johnson and Jesse Brace.

The Thunder Hawks will conclude the regular season with a match today (Thursday) at Pipestone.

The Section 3A?team tournament begins Monday. Montevideo coach Mark Johnson expects his team to be seeded third, which would give the Thunder Hawks a home match in the first round of the tournament.

Montevideo 6, LqPVDB 1
1S Jack Hansen (L) def. Charlie Landmark 6-3, 6-4.
2S Dakota Frazier (Mon) def. Cade Robertson 6-2, 6-4.
3S Bryce Bakkelund (Mon) def. Eric Voss 6-1, 6-0.
4S Alex Thompson (Mon) won forfeit.
1D Eric Johnson-Jesse Brace (Mon) def. Austin Ireland-Brandon Hurley 6-2, 6-1.
2D Rik Danielson-Shane Griess (Mon) def. Milan Will-Jon Fondell 6-0, 6-0.
3D Tyler West-Matt Koopmein­ers (Mon) won forfeit.

Montevideo 4, NL-Spicer 3
1S Alex Wiegmann (NLS) def. Charlie Landmark 6-4, 6-3.
2S Dakota Frazier (Mon) def. George Kueppers 6-4, 1-2, injury default.
3S Bryce Bakkelund (Mon) def. Seth Nelson 7-6 (7-4), 6-1.
4S Spencer Moller (NLS)?def. Alex Thompson 6-1, 6-4.
1D Eric Johnson-Jesse Brace (Mon) def. Josh Treptau-Ethan Sietsema 7-6 (8-6), 8-2.
2D Berett Steffen-Cody Treptau (NLS)?def. Rik Danielson-Shane Griess 3-6, 6-3, -60.
3D Tyler West-Alex Thompson (Mon) def. Elliot Eckhoff-Doug Fortney 6-0, 6-2.