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Boys Tennis: Gobblers defeat Virginia for first time

VIRGINIA--Josh Carlberg and Joel Fremling won their singles matches for the Aitkin Gobblers who defeated the Virginia Blue Devils 4-3 in their season opener, the first time in Aitkin girls or boys tennis history that the Gobblers have beaten Virg...

VIRGINIA-Josh Carlberg and Joel Fremling won their singles matches for the Aitkin Gobblers who defeated the Virginia Blue Devils 4-3 in their season opener, the first time in Aitkin girls or boys tennis history that the Gobblers have beaten Virginia.

Carlberg (No. 1) and Fremling (No. 3) needed to win tiebreakers in their first sets before closing out their matches in the second sets.

In doubles, Jacob Hagestuen-David Curtis (No. 1) and Jaren Johnson-James Much (No. 3) dropped their first sets before rallying to win the next two, sealing the Gobblers' win.

Aitkin 4, Virginia 3

Singles

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No. 1: Josh Carlberg (A) def. Connor Croft 6-6 (7-5), 6-4

No. 2: Jake Seitz (V) def. Nathan Hagestuen 6-0, 6-1

No. 3: Joel Fremling (A) def. Josh Berlin 7-6 (7-3, 6-3

No. 4: Joe Hafdahl (V) def. Kade Hopperstad 6-3, 6-3

Doubles

No. 1: Jacob Hagestuen-David Curtis (A) def. Ethan Youso-Ryan Scherf 3-6, 6-3, 10-3

No. 2: John Marcella-Nate Fink (V) def. Dakota Perry-Tucker Schwartz 6-1, 6-2

No. 3: Jaren Johnson-James Much (A) def. Bill Keute-Caleb Bialke 4-6, 6-2, 10-5

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Overall: A 1-0. Next: Aitkin at Duluth Marshall 4:30 p.m. Monday.

Related Topics: BOYS TENNISAITKIN GOBBLERS
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