Negaunee netters top MSHS
By Journal Sports Staff
NEGAUNEE – Sweeping singles play against a juggled Marquette lineup, the Negaunee High School boys tennis team beat the visiting Redmen 6-2 on Friday.
“This meet can be a challenge at times, coming back the day after our Mid-Peninsula Conference tournament,” Miners’ head coach Kyle Saari said.
“Marquette was without a few kids, but it was nice to finally have a home dual met.”
Parker Bowman led Negaunee’s singles assault with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Garrett Lewis at No. 1.
Ryan Syrjala at No. 2, Eric Hurst at No. 3 and Ben Luke at No. 4 also claimed singles triumphs for the Miners (7-1).
“Ben has had an incredible year so far … ,” Saari commented.
In doubles, Karl Bittner and Alex Roth downed Marquette’s Noah Gannon and Joe Weber at No. 1, 6-0, 6-3.
The Miners’ Anthony Moyle and Rob Loy prevailed for NHS at No. 2 doubles.
Marquette’s two wins came at No. 3 doubles with Ben Wright and Alex Brown, and No. 4 with Luke McCarthy and Kees Gray.
Information compiled by Senior Sports Writer Craig Remsburg. He can be reached at 906-228-2500, ext. 251, or via email at email@example.com.