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Dickinson, Lopez claim conference doubles title

Nick Lopez returned shot during Thursday's Mid-State Conference boys tennis tournament at the Depot Courts. Lopez teamed with Jeff Dickinson to win the title at No. 2 doubles.

     Jeff Dickinson and Nick Lopez claimed the title at No. 2 doubles in leading the Park Rapids boys tennis team at Thursday’s Mid-State Conference tournament at the Depot Courts.

     Chris Shaw and Calvin Bateman finished second at No. 1 doubles while Jaden Olson and Jackson Kimball earned runner-up honors at No. 3 doubles as the Panthers finished fourth with 14 points.

     Detroit Lakes won the conference title with 23 points.

Team scores: Detroit Lakes 23, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 17, Wadena-Deer Creek/Perham 16, Park Rapids 14.

Individual results

No. 1 singles: Mike Paavola, WDCP, over Josh Johnson, PR, 6-2, 6-1; Isaac Fondrick, DL, over Lane Larson, LPGE, 6-3, 7-5; Paavola over Fondrick (title); Larson over Johnson 6-1, 6-0 (third).

No. 2 singles: Trevor Bergmann, LPGE, over Iain Wallace, PR, 6-1, 6-1; Alex Fondrick, DL, over Drew Larson, WDC/P, 6-0, 6-4; Fondrick over Bergmann 6-3, 6-0 (title); Larson over Wallace 6-0, 6-0 (third).

No. 3 singles: Mitch Welters, LPGE, over Shane Perry, WDC/P, 6-4, 6-0; Carlos Espinosa, DL, over Zach Tretbar, PR, 6-0, 6-0; Espinosa over Welters 6-1, 6-2 (title); Perry over Tretbar 6-1, 7-5 (third).

No. 4 singles: Caleb Howard, DL, over Tristan Hendrickson, PR, 6-2, 6-2; Ryan Welters, LPGE, over Austin Andreen, WDC/P, 6-1, 6-2; Howard over Welters 6-4, 6-4 (title); Andreen over Hendrickson 6-1, 6-1 (third).

No. 1 doubles: Travis Bergmann/Paul Chan, LPGE, over Christian Hinckley/Barney Busa, WDC/P, 6-0, 6-0; Chris Shaw/Calvin Bateman, PR, over Chandler Hanks/Austin Nelson, DL, 6-2, 6-2; Bergmann/Chan over Shaw/Bateman 6-1, 6-3 (title); Hanks/Nelson over Hinckley/Busa 6-3, 6-1 (third).

No. 2 doubles: Jeff Dickinson/Nick Lopez, PR, over Valtteri Numenin/Edgar Cabriza, LPGE, 6-0, 6-0; Mike Botzet/Kris Hanson, WDC/P, over Brady Crawford/Dylan Bienseth, DL, 6-2, 6-3; Dickinson/Lopez over Botzet/Hanson (title); Crawford/Bienseth over Numenin/Cabriza (third).

No. 3 doubles: Jaden Olson/Jackson Kimball, PR, over Tyler Wieser-Matthews/Fikri Rahmet, WDC/P, 4-6, 6-1, 10-6; Luke Eggebraaten/Colton Friesen, DL, over Dan Backmeier/Nic Abraham, LPGE, 6-3, 6-0; Eggebraaten/Friesen over Olson/Kimball (title); Wieser-Matthews/Rahmet over Backmeier/Abraham 0-6, 6-3, 10-6 (third).