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BOYS TENNIS Cardinals cruise past Aitkin

AITKIN — The Staples-Motley Cardinals swept their four single matches and took two of three doubles matches in upending Aitkin 6-1 in a non-conference match Monday. 

The Cardinals’ Antoine Mourmal led the way with a 6-0, 6-1 win in the No. 3 singles match. 

Staples-Motley 6, Aitkin 1


No. 1: Tom Zoellner (SM) def. Alex Anderson 6-3, 6-3

No. 2: Guthrie Coughlin (SM) def. Jack Reeves 4-6, 6-2, 6-4

No. 3: Antoine Mourmal (SM) def. Dan Klucas 6-0, 6-1

No. 4: Austin Hirschey (SM) def. Lyle Nyberg 6-3, 6-0


No. 1: Eric Raushel-Adam Burke (A) def. Shane Suess-Josh Soloway 6-4, 6-3 

No. 2: Grant Longbella-Dale Vogt (SM) def. Tyler Michaletz-Ryan Rosemore 6-3, 5-7, 6-4

No. 3: Nick Johnson-Robin Melse (SM) def. Ryan Anderson-Chris Calberg 6-3, 6-4

Overall: A 4-6, SM 2-4. Next: Aitkin at Cloquet 4:30 p.m. Tuesday; Staples-Motley at Park Rapids triangular 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Becca Clemens
After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.