Tennis: Royals tip Bluejackets 5-2 for 3rd straight win

By Bruce Strand 

Elk River Star News


The Rogers Royals picked up their third straight victory, 5-2 over Cambridge-Isanti, on Thursday.

“We’re on a roll this week,” said coach Nick Scheevel, noting that the Royals pushed over .500 in conference to 4-3. They are 5-8 overall.

Rogers will play St. John’s Prep on Friday.


Rogers 5, 

Cambridge-Isanti 2


(1) Derek Smith (R) def. Destin Modina 6-3, 6-0

(2) Jonah Larson (R) def. Devin Gislason 6-0, 6-0

(3) Thomas Phillips (CI) def. Cory Penick 6-0, 7-5

(4) Cameron Ly (R) def. Jed Bingham 6-3, 6-3



(1) Ryan Puetz/Jackson Nelson (R) def. Josh Fredlund/Carlo Holmberg 6-2, 6-4

(2) Rafi Hernando/Jay Gislason (CI) def. Reed Kolles/Jake Thomes 7-5, 6-4

(3) AJ Peterson/Thomas Lloyd (R) def. Winston Waligora/Sam Walz 6-2, 7-5

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