RF netters open with win
River Falls swept all four singles matches and picked up a win at No. 1 doubles to post a 5-2 victory over Eau Claire North in Big Rivers Conference boys' tennis action in River Falls Thursday, April 12.
It was the first match of the season for the Wildcats after their first three matches were cancelled.
William Tuchtenhagen made quick work of his opponent at No. 2 singles with a 6-3, 6-2 victory and the No. 1 doubles team of Matthew Chapin and Sawyer Olsen won by an identical score over before Hunter Squire at No. 3 singles, and Derick Graves at No. 4, both earned 6-4, 7-5 victories.
After losing his opening set, 3-6, at No. 1 singles, Matthew Meyers dropped just two games the rest of the match while taking the next two sets, 6-2, 6-0, for the Wildcat's fifth point of the day.
Paul Lindall and Hunter Charles played tough in a 6-4, 5-7, 4-6 loss at the No. 2 doubles position while Chris Beadles and Indigo Meads lost 3-6, 6-7, at No. 3.
Weather permitting, the Wildcats are scheduled to visit Baldwin-Woodville for a nonconference match Monday, April 16.