Knights tennis pushes on through bad weather

By Jake Schroer

Crow River News Sports

STMA boy’s tennis got four matches in despite cold and rainy weather last week.

First up, the Knights handily defeated Robbinsdale Cooper in a 7-0 sweep.

Jimmy Li (6-1, 6-2), Owen Lindstrom (6-1, 6-3), Caden Sigerud (6-0, 6-1) and Ezra Dickerson (6-0, 6-0) won in singles. Doubles wins came from the teams of Michael House and David Watts (6-1, 6-2), Johnny Thunder and Joey Kragness (6-1, 6-0) and Ethan Cornell and Broderick Moehn (6-0, 6-1).

NORTH BRANCH

The Knights braved cold weather to score a 5-2 win over North Branch.

Jimmy Li (6-0, 6-0), Caden Sigerud (6-3, 6-1), and Ezra Dickerson (6-4, 6-1) won in singles. Michael House and David Watts (6-1, 6-3), and Ethan Cornell and Broderick Moehn (6-1, 6-0) got wins in doubles.

TRF/BECKER

The Knights had a tri-meet against Thief River Falls and Becker.

STMA needed every point they could get in a 4-3 win over Thief River Falls.

Three out of the four points came from singles as Jimmy Li (6-1, 6-1), Owen Lindstrom (6-0, 7-6(10-8)) and Caden Sigerud (6-1, 7-5) won.

Cornell and Kragness won their match to score the lone point in doubles.

Becker swept the Knights 7-0. Jimmy Li came closest to scoring a win, losing in three sets (2-6, 6-1, 6-1).

STMA is 8-3 on the season, 3-0 in the Mississippi 8.