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Thief River Falls, Staples-Motley defeat Panthers in dual meets

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Thief River Falls, Staples-Motley defeat Panthers in dual meets
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Max Brown and Scott Smith won the only match as the Park Rapids boys tennis team dropped duals to Thief River Falls and Staples-Motley Tuesday at the Depot Courts.

Thief River Falls defeated the Panthers 7-0 in the first match before Staples-Motley prevailed 6-1 in the second match.

Brown and Smith won in straight sets at No. 1 doubles to give the Panthers their only point. Jonah Pearson and Chris Shaw lost in an abbreviated tiebreaker at No. 3 doubles while the Cardinals won the other five matches in straight sets.

Jeff Renner's team fell to 2-6 in dual meets this season.

TRF 7, Park Rapids 0

No. 1 singles: Connor Hutton, TRF, over Alex Renner 6-2, 6-4.

No. 2 singles: Beezer Skime, TRF, over Steve Smith 6-0, 6-0.

No. 3 singles: Fabian Tunbery, TRF, over Armando Padilla 6-2, 6-1.

No. 4 singles: Jorde Hutton, TRF, over Jonah Pearson 6-0, 6-0.

No. 1 doubles: Micah Rodahl/Logan Engelstad, TRF, over Max Brown/Scott Smith 6-1, 6-0.

No. 2 doubles: Ben Olson/Tanner Nessen, TRF, over James Kujawa/Kyle Dickinson 6-0, 6-2.

No. 3 doubles: Steve Bates/Josh Koop, TRF, over Bob Swanstrom/Chris Shaw 6-0, 6-0.

Staples-Motley 6, Park Rapids 1

No. 1 singles: Jordan Peterson, SM, over Alex Renner 6-1, 6-2.

No. 2 singles: Guthrie Coughlin, SM, over Steve Smith 6-3, 6-4.

No. 3 singles: Austin Hirschey, SM, over Armando Padilla 6-2, 6-0.

No. 4 singles: Matt Spar, SM, over Bob Swanstrom 6-0, 6-0.

No. 1 doubles: Max Brown/Scott Smith, PR, over Derek Wolhowe/Anthony Duhn 6-4, 6-4.

No. 2 doubles: Josh Soloway/Shane Suess, SM, over Kyle Dickinson/James Kujawa 6-2, 6-3.

No. 3 doubles: Grant Longbella/Robin Melse, SM, over Jonah Pearson/Chris Shaw 7-6, 5-7, 3-2.