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Lopez captures runner-up honors at Mid-State meet

Jeff Dickinson reached for a volley during a No. 1 doubles match at Thursday's Mid-State Conference tournament.1 / 2
Jackson Kimball returned a shot during Thursday's Mid-State Conference boys tennis tournament.2 / 2

Nick Lopez claimed runner-up honors at No. 4 singles to lead the Park Rapids boys tennis team at Thursday's Mid-State Conference tournament at the Depot Courts.

Scott Smith finished third at No. 1 singles while Josh Johnson and Iain Wallace finished fourth at No. 2 doubles.

Placing fifth for the Panthers were Chris Shaw at No. 2 singles and Jaden Olson and Jackson Kimball at No. 3 doubles.

Mitch Fossen (at No. 3 singles) and Calvin Bateman and Jeff Dickinson (at No. 1 doubles) finished sixth.

Championship matches

No. 1 singles: Guthrie Coughlin, SM, over Isaac Fondrick, DL, 6-4, 6-4.

No. 2 singles: Alex Fondrick, DL, over Rymora Sashida, LPGE.

No. 3 singles: Trevor Bergman, LPGE, over Cody Jordan, DL, 6-0, 6-4.

No. 4 singles: Justin Brever, LPGE, over Nick Lopez, PR, 7-5, 6-3.

No. 1 doubles: Shane Seues/Josh Solway, SM, over Cory Graves/Jake Atkinson, LPGE, 6-2, 3-6, 10-3.

No. 2 doubles: Travis Bergman/Paul Chan, LPGE, over Dale Vogt/Grant Longbella, SM, 2-6, 6-2, 10-7.

No. 3 doubles: Mitchel Welters/Robert Pachan, LPGE, over Robin Melse/Brenardo Freitas, SM, 6-2, 6-3.

Park Rapids results

Scott Smith (No. 1 singles): lost to Isaac Fondrick, DL, 6-3, 6-1; defeated Laine Larson, LPGE, 1-6, 6-3, 10-5 (3rd).

Chris Shaw (No. 2 singles): lost to Rymora Sashida, LPGE, 6-1, 6-1; defeated Jordan Cresap, P, 6-4, 6-4 (5th).

Mitch Fossen (No. 3 singles): lost to Daniel Gartner, SM, 6-2, 4-6, 10-5; lost to Drew Larson, W-DC, 7-5, 1-6, 10-7 (6th).

Nick Lopez (No. 4 singles): defeated Al Schoeneberger, P, 7-6 (7-4), 6-1; lost to Justin Brever, LPGE, 7-5, 6-3 (2nd).

Calvin Bateman/Jeff Dickinson (No. 1 doubles): lost to James Hersch/Madison Paridon, P, 6-1, 3-6, 13-11; lost to Shane Perry/Matt Green, WDC, 2-6, 6-3, 11-9 (6th).

Josh Johnson/Iain Wallace (No. 2 doubles): defeated Hunter Hedstrom/Cody Knopf, DL, 3-6, 7-6 (7-5), 10-7; lost to Travis Bergman/Paul Chan, LPGE, 6-0, 6-0; lost to Randy Swanson/Chad Hofland, P, 6-2, 6-3 (4th).

Jackson Kimball/Jaden Olson (No. 3 doubles): lost to Chandler Hanks/Caleb Howard, DL, 6-2, 6-4; won by forfeit over W-DC (5th).