BOYS TENNIS: Engelstad in state semis, Misialek gets win
Logan Engelstad of Thief River Falls has reached the semifinal round of the Minnesota Class A boys high school tennis tournament. Engelstad won his two matches in Thursday's opening day of the state singles tournament. He beat Joey Vajgrt of Luve...
Logan Engelstad of Thief River Falls has reached the semifinal round of the Minnesota Class A boys high school tennis tournament.
Engelstad won his two matches in Thursday's opening day of the state singles tournament. He beat Joey Vajgrt of Luverne 6-0, 6-2 in the first round, then rallied for a 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 quarterfinal win over Joey Kronzer of Duluth Marshall.
Engelstad plays Connor Eberle of Holy Family Catholic in Friday's 8 a.m. semifinal round, with the winner advancing to the 11:30 a.m. state title match.
Ty Misialek of East Grand Forks Senior High was 1-1 on Thursday. He dropped a 6-1, 6-2 first-round match to Charlie Adams of The Blake School. Misialek then beat Sander Lee of Mound Westonka 6-4, 6-4 in a consolation quarterfinal. Misialek, a sophomore, plays David Bergstrom of Cook County in a consolation semifinal at 8 a.m. Friday.
Minn. Class A singles tournament
In Twin Cities, Thursday
First round - Jack Hansen, Lac qui Parle Valley, over Sander Lee, Mound Westonka, 6-2, 6-2; Charlie Adams, Blake School, over Ty Misialek, EGF Senior High, 6-1, 6-2; Myles Tang, Breck School, over David Bergstrom, Cook County, 6-1, 6-2; Kolin Kiekhoefer, New Life Academy of Woodbury, over Jake Anderson, Fergus Falls, 6-2, 7-5; Logan Engelstad, Thief River Falls, over Joey Vajgrt, Luverne, 6-0, 6-2; Joey Kronzer, Duluth Marshall, over Jesse Schneeberger, Fergus Falls, 6-0, 6-0; Kyle McGrane, Rochester Lourdes, over Joe Tarvestad, Providence Academy, 6-0, 6-1; Connor Oberle, Holy Family Catholic, over Kavir Kumar, Blake School, 7-5, 6-4
Quarterfinals - Adams over Hansen 6-2, 6-1; Tang over Kiekhoefer 6-0, 6-0; Engelstad over Kronzer 3-6, 7-5, 6-2; Oberle over McGrane 6-2, 6-3
Consolation quarterfinals - Misialek over Lee 6-4, 6-4; Bergstrom over Anderson 6-7(6), 6-2, 10-3; Schneeberger over Vajgrt 6-0, 6-4; Kumar over Tarvestad 7-5, 7-6(7)