Prep Roundup: Vols battle to close win over Lake Havasu
KINGMAN – It may have been the closest match of the season, but a win is a win and the Lee Williams High School boys tennis team is still unbeaten after a 5-4 victory on the road Tuesday at Lake Havasu.
The Vols won two of the three doubles matches as Jordon Freeman/Kade Juelfs were victorious 8-5 at No. 1 and the duo of Carson Taylor/Logan Rosenbach picked up an 8-2 victory at No. 2.
Lee Williams needed three more wins to clinch the match and that’s exactly what it did as the No. 1-3 singles players tallied wins.
Juelfs cruised to a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Lake Havasu’s Hayden Bekkedahl, while Rosenbach bested Paul Baca 6-1, 6-3 and Freeman rounded it out with a 6-2, 6-1 win against Trent Dreisbach.
The No. 4 ranked Vols (10-0, 3-0 Division II, Section III) are back in action at 3:30 p.m. today when they welcome 15th-ranked Flagstaff (7-2, 1-2) to Centennial Park.
Lake Havasu 9, Lee Williams 0
At Centennial Park, the Lady Vols couldn’t find an answer against Lake Havasu Tuesday in a 9-0 setback.
Lee Williams had two of its matches go to a third set as Faith Nielsen lost despite winning the first set in a 1-6, 6-4, 10-7 loss to Hannah Jackson.
Arden Schickner had a similar result, falling to Jaidyn Chauhan by scores of 6-2, 2-6, 10-5.
Doubles play was also close for the Lady Vols at No. 2-3 as Schickner and Gabriela Villar lost 8-6 and the duo of Nielsen and Amber Tefft dropped a 9-7 nail-biter.
No. 20 ranked Lee Williams (8-2, 1-2 Division II, Section III) travels to 26th-ranked Flagstaff (5-4, 1-3) at 3:30 p.m. today.