The Milbank High School boys tennis team suffered a 9-0 loss to a veteran Watertown team April 11, at Cantine Courts in Milbank.“Watertown hit the ball with very good pace and has a variety of strokes they execute well,” stated Bulldog Head Coach Jim Dahl. “Our players had moments where we made very good plays and won points as a result of good decisions and tactics. We just could not muster any momentum.
Milbank will see lots of tennis action next week. The team travels to Sioux Falls on Thursday, April 20, to take on Sioux Falls Lincoln and Brandon Valley. They finish out the week at Lac Qui Parle Valley, Minnesota, Friday, April 21.
Complete results from the match with Watertown:
Milbank 0, Watertown 9
1. Connor VanVooren fell to Matt Gauger, 6-0, 6-0; 2. Moritz Wortmann lost to Mike Kruger, 6-0, 6-0; 3. David Basilio dropped to Tate Skogland, 6-1, 6-2; 4. Caden Ebsen fell to Jordan Urban, 6-0, 6-0; 5. Marcos Basilio lost to Zach Binde, 6-1, 6-0; 6. Ethan Bohn dropped to Jack Harrington, 6-1, 6-2. Exhibition matches – Nathan Loutsch fell to Dawson Tschakert, 10-2; Jose Chen lost to Sam Hulscher, 10-6.
1. VanVooren/Wortmann fell to Gauger/Skogland, 6-1, 6-1; 2. D. Basilio/Ebsen lost to Kruger/Binde, 6-2, 6-1; 3. M. Basilio/Bohn dropped to Urban/Tschakert, 6-1, 6-2. Exhibition match – Loutsch/Chen fell to Harrington/Hulscher, 10-0.
Senior David Basilio.