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Panthers drop duals to Prowlers, Cardinals

Steven Osterman returned a forehand during a No. 2 doubles match against Thief River Falls Tuesday at the Depot Courts.

Thief River Falls won both matches at a boys tennis triangular meet at the Depot Courts Tuesday by defeating Park Rapids 7-0 and Staples-Motley 6-1.

The two wins lifted the Prowlers' record to 10-1.

Staples-Motley defeated Park Rapids 6-1 in the other match in a battle of Mid-State Conference teams. Chris Shaw received a win at No. 2 singles by injury default to account for the Panthers' only win on the day.

The Panthers fell to 2-2 against conference opponents and 2-8 overall. Staples-Motley improved to 2-0 in Mid-State matches and 5-3 overall.

Thief River Falls 7, Park Rapids 0

No. 1 singles: Logan Engelstad, TRF, over Alex Renner 6-3, 6-2.

No. 2 singles: David Szeto, TRF, over Scott Smith 6-0, 6-2.

No. 3 singles: Fabian Tunberg, TRF, over Chris Shaw 6-0, 6-0.

No. 4 singles: Nathan Bates, TRF, over Mitch Fossen 6-1, 6-0.

No. 1 doubles: Micah Rodahl/Beezer Skime, TRF, over Jeff Dickinson/Calvin Bateman 6-0, 6-0.

No. 2 doubles: Josh Koop/Ben Olson, TRF, over Steve Osterman/Jaden Olson 6-1, 6-0.

No. 3 doubles: Chris Boreseth/Jorde Hutton, TRF, over Iain Wallace/Colten Carey 6-0, 6-0.

Staples-Motley 6, Park Rapids 1

No. 1 singles: Tom Zoellner, SM, over Alex Renner 6-3, 6-4.

No. 2 singles: Chris Shaw, PR, won by injury default over Austin Hirschey.

No. 3 singles: Josh Soloway, SM, over Jeff Dickinson 6-2, 6-1.

No. 4 singles: Shane Suess, SM, over Calvin Bateman 6-1, 6-1.

No. 1 doubles: Guthrie Coughlin/Antwoine Moumal, SM, over Mitch Fossen/Scott Smith 6-2, 6-0.

No. 2 doubles: Grant Longbella/Dale Vogt, SM, over Steve Osterman/Jaden Olson 6-1, 6-0.

No. 3 doubles: Robin Melse/Nick Johnson, SM, over Iain Wallace/Colten Carey 6-1, 6-0.