Boys Tennis: Stevens, Aberdeen Central perfect at West River Invite

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The Rapid City Stevens boys tennis team has high expectations again this year after finishing runner-up at the last two state tennis tournaments.

The Raiders kicked off a new season on Thursday by competing in the West River Invitational.

Stevens opened play by sweeping Spearfish 9-0. Then the Raiders defeated Rapid City Christian 6-3.

Aberdeen Central is also perfect after the first day of action. The Golden Eagles outlasted St. Thomas More 7-2 and then beat Spearfish 9-0.

 

Boys Tennis results from Thursday

West River Invitational

Aberdeen Central 7, St. Thomas More 2

RC Stevens 9, Spearfish 0

RC Christian 9, RC Central 0

Aberdeen Central 9, Spearfish 0

RC Stevens 6, RC Christian 3

* St. Thomas More 3, RC Central 3

* The last three matches will be played on Monday.

 

 

RC Stevens 9, Spearfish 0

Asa Hood def. Tim Doerges 6-4, 7-6(3)
Michael Tang def. Jensen Damberg 6-0, 6-0
Dawson Segrist def. Tyler Huber 6-0, 6-0
Christian Mueller def. Ty Sieber 6-0, 6-2
Max Riker def. Branden Yackley 6-2, 6-2
Nolan Rehorst def. Rudy Isburg 6-2, 6-2

Michael Tang/Dawson Segrist def. Tim Doerges/Jensen Damberg 6-0, 6-1
Max Riker/Christian Mueller def. Tyler Huber/Branden Yackley 6-1, 6-2
Nolan Rehorst/Asa Hood def. Rudy Isburg/Brock Bacon 7-6(4), 7-5

 

 

RC Christian 9, RC Central 0

Flight #1 Pacey Nelsen lost to Thomas Postma  6-1, 6-0
Flight #2 Dylan Pederson lost to David Greni  6-1, 6-2
Flight #3 Taite Sumption lost to Drake Beckloff  6-2, 6-0
Flight #4 Carson Versteeg lost to Nathan Schlauger  6-2, 6-0
Flight #5 Matthew Cuny lost to Eli Goddard  6-2, 6-1
Flight #6 Rhett Svarstad lost to Joseph Schneller  5-7, 6-2, 10-4

Flight #1 Nelsen/Pederson lost to Postma/Greni  6-0, 6-0
Flight #2 Sumption/Versteeg lost to Beckloff/Schlauger  6-0, 6-4
Flight #3 Svarstad/Cuny lost to Goddard/Schneller  6-4, 6-1

Image of the Central and Comets boys tennis teams

RC Central played RC Christian on Thursday in boys tennis

 

Aberdeen Central 7, St. Thomas More 2

S1  STM Sam Mortimer def. Aberdeen Central Nic Allen 10-8
S2  STM Rowan Evans def.  Aberdeen Central Alex Tennant 10-7
S3  STM Nick Paikos lost to Aberdeen Central Gabe Goetz 10-2
S4  STM Baxter Meyer lost to Aberdeen Central Tristen Lickfelt 10-4
S5  STM Carter Janssen lost to Aberdeen Central Zach Gonsor 10-2
S6  STM Nate Berzina lost to Aberdeen Central Lincoln Wilkinson 10-1
D1  STM S. Mortimer/B. Meyer lost to Aberdeen Central N. Allen/A. Tennant 10-8
D2  STM R. Evans/N. Paikos lost to Aberdeen Central Z. Gonsor/G. Goetz 10-6
D3  STM R. Bradsky/S. Evans lost to Aberdeen Central L. Wilkinson/T. Lickfelt 10-3

Image of a boys tennis match between St. Thomas More and Aberdeen Central

Sam Mortimer from St. Thomas More serving against Aberdeen Central

 

Schedule for Friday

7:30 a.m.  Aberdeen Central vs RC Christian at Arrowhead

9 a.m.  Spearfish vs RC Central at Tennis Center of the Black Hills

12 p.m.  Aberdeen Central vs RC Central at Tennis Center of the Black Hills

12 p.m.  Spearfish vs RC Christian at Arrowhead

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