ST. CLOUD - The Brainerd Warriors swept the doubles matches against St. Cloud Tech but could not come away with a win in singles, falling 4-3 in Central Lakes Conference boys' tennis Tuesday.
Corey Kuglin and Nathan Henningson won their No. 1 doubles match 6-4, 4-6, 6-2.
Jared Anderson and Michael Ruen swept Tech 7-5, 6-4 at No. 2.
Josh Bundy and Ryan Imgrund won 6-1, 7-5 at No. 3.
Coach Bruce Thompson was encouraged by the Warriors' effort in singles as Morgan Salo (No. 2) and Peter Carlson (No. 4) took their matches to a third set.
In the last dual meet against the Tigers on April 23, Brainerd was swept 7-0 by the Tigers so Thompson was pleased with the progress the Warriors have made.
St. Cloud Tech 4, Brainerd 3
No. 1: Moritz Flick (SCT) def. Devin Larson 6-1, 6-1
No. 2: Kevin Kay (SCT) def. Morgan Salo 6-2, 3-6, 6-2
No. 3: Mark Swanson (SCT) def. Austin Shiltz 6-1, 6-1
No. 4: Myles Bates (SCT) def. Peter Carlson 7-6, 5-7, 6-1
No. 1: Corey Kuglin-Nathan Henningson (Brd) def. Nate Wolters-Jordan Feddema 6-4, 4-6, 6-2
No. 2: Jared Anderson-Michael Ruen (Brd) def. Aaron Olson-Tyler Bates 7-5, 6-4
No. 3: Josh Bundy-Ryan Imgrund (Brd) Kory Cunkel-Brent Haider 6-1, 7-5
Conference: Brd 5-6. Overall: Brd 6-6. Next: Brainerd Invite 9 a.m. Saturday.
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