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Farmington tennis wins three straight

Three straight wins by a combined score of 20-1 have the Farmington boys tennis team back at the .500 mark.

The Tigers followed 7-0 shutouts of Bloomington Kennedy and New Prague with a 6-1 decision on the road at Faribault Friday afternoon.

Bennett Lagro led a singles sweep of the Falcons with a 7-5, 6-3 win at the No. 1 spot. Jake Bauer raised his record to 5-3 with a 6-1, 6-0 stroll at No. 2 singles and Ivan Rodriguez won 6-1, 6-1, improving his record to 6-2.

Jake Spindler added a forfeit at No. 4 singles.

The No. 2 doubles team of Gavin Renwick and Cooper Erickson played to a 6-3, 6-2 win and Garrett Brown and Grady Hauswirth breezed 6-1, 6-0 at No. 3 doubles.

Lagro, Bauer, Rodriguez and Jon Zakoski all won their matches in straight sets in the Tigers’ 7-0 sweep of New Prague last Tuesday.

In doubles play, the tandems of Trent Kortenbusch and Austin Tremmel and Renwick and Erickson both won in three sets.

Matt Steichen

Matt Steichen has been the sports editor at the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. He has previously been a sports writer at the Sioux City Journal and Le Mars Daily Sentinel and the sports editor at the Austin Daily Herald.

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